What you do in public
This world is getting more and more wicked by the day. Sometimes when we attend church we discover that it’s really just a
1 And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, 2 and He saw also a certain poor widow putting in two mites.[a] 3 So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all; 4 for all these out of their abundance have put in offerings [b]for God, but she out of her poverty put in all the livelihood that she had.”Luke 21:1-4
So if our walk is a private one, how can we get closer to God in private. I love the thought of prayer closets. The idea of prayer closets comes from the Bible, found in Matthew 6:6
“But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”Matthew 6:6
Setting Up Your Prayer Closet
So if we are to go in secret, I think it’s good to develop a place where you can go in with prayer. Some people live in big houses and some in small apartments. For me I have a chair in my living room because I and my wife spend most of our time in our bedroom, so I know if I Go in there in the middle of the night or even earlier in the day she probably will not intrude unless she needs something for me. It’s a place I can go into the spirit and begin to lift up God.
Saint’s I challenge you this week to find your quiet space and then begin to lift up God, enjoy the Holy Ghost. Sometimes we must be patient with the Lord. Sometimes I fall asleep in doing this. But I’m human and I’m working on being better. But take time and just wait on God. Worship the Lord and still your soul, as you still your soul and lift up the Lord you can begin to hear from heaven. Next Tuesday I will be talking about waiting on the Lord on the new series we are calling Tactical Tuesdays! Let’s get ready to go to war! Get your prayer closets ready!
Bishop Kenneth N. Green otherwise known as Mar Jehoshaphat (his religious vocational name) was born in Denver, Colorado and is married to Lady Rachel Anne Green. He has been involved in ministry for almost three decades. He loves to write and share the gospel of Jesus Christ. You can find out more information about him at this webpage here.