I hope and pray your first days of this just-arrived Summer season are both abundantly fruitful and surprisingly delightful.
Like you, I too have found that truly walking with Our God and King on any given day brings both substance and sweetness to and throughout that day.
Ah, substance and sweetness....
... my youngest son Benjamin has a brand new video that brings that idea home in a most winsome way that you'll both enjoy and want to pass it on to others.
It's only a couple of minutes long, but the taste will linger on and on and on.
Check our Ben's new Creative Video entitled "Cupcakes" by clicking onto the screen below.
Bon Appetit and God Bless!
And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed.
2 Kings 4:6
This lady struck oil! She was in debt. With her two sons about to be carried away into slavery, she cried to Elisha. Elisha asked what she had. She told him she had but a little bit of oil. “Gather all the vessels you can find and start pouring,” the prophet said. The lady did this - and a miracle took place, for as long as she kept pouring, the oil kept flowing.
Oil, of course, is a symbol of the Holy Spirit. The illustration here is an obvious one. The Lord will continue to flow through you as long as you are giving out to others. Maybe the Holy Spirit isn’t flowing in your life. Could it be because there is no empty vessel in your house or in your life? Could it be because you haven’t yet said, “I’m determined to minister to this person. I’m going to pour my life out for that person. I’m going to witness radically. I’m going to minister consistently”? Be like this woman. Gather around you empty vessels, empty people in need of the Lord. If you do, the Holy Spirit will fill you and flow from you perpetually. You too will strike oil.