Exodus 2:15-19. Let’s break down these Scriptures.
Exodus 2:15. There is a huge difference between fleeing from sin and running to Jesus.
This is after Moses had killed an Egyptian who was smiting a Hebrew. Egypt can represent sin. Moses did not flee from sin to get to the Lord, he fled from the pain of sin. It’s not enough for a person to come to church because of what sin is costing them out in the world. If they don’t end up falling in love with Jesus, church won’t work out.
The Prodigal Son ran back to his father. I wonder if the reason why some people don’t last is because they come to church just wanting things fixed, something a little better than what they have now, or just to flee from “Pharaoh.” In other words, they don’t come to fall in love with Jesus.
A lot of the time when you find a lady mentioned in the Bible, she can represent the church. The number 7 represents completion or perfection. This Scripture could be taken as seven different groups going to church on Sunday morning to draw water. The sheep in the flock did not belong to the daughters, but belonged to their father. Acts 20:28.
Dear friend, please realize how precious you are! You weren’t bought with silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Jesus!
Isaiah 4:1. Nowadays, there are people who want Jesus’ name because they know there’s power in that name. Just about anything is accepted and preached now. A person can preach the name of Jesus and not get rejected and hated completely. There was a time where people who called by this precious name lived clean and holy lives. Now, some of the nastiest things have moved into churches. But look at Isaiah 4:2! God still has a people. And these people want Jesus because they’ve fallen in love with Him!
If I walk into someone’s house to visit with them, I have no right to go in and start rearranging their furniture. When I evangelize, I know it like I am going into someone else’s house and there are certain things that God has required of the pastor of that church. The shepherds in verse 17 drove the daughters away. Now, we have to remember our position, our office, in the Kingdom of God. We know what God has required of us, and we won’t win people by shoving things at them. We can try to do is draw them with the love of God and when they come on our ground, then we can preach. But when we are in someone else’s house we need to respect their house.
“And the shepherds came and drove them away”
Jeremiah 23:1. There are so many preachers with greed in these end times. We have a generation in America of people who have gotten wounded because of low-down, filthy shepherds that don’t care about the sheep. They live one way in the pulpit and one way in the world and won’t deal with their sin. God is giving us a season to repent and get right with Him. If there’s anything we need to do to get right with Him, dear friend, let’s do it! Let’s not hide from God, but run to the altar and get our past under the blood!
“But Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.”
Now, here comes a stranger of love and compassion who stood up and helped the daughters and watered their flock. He loved people so much.
You can read this and it sound really good, but read it again. Remember when I said that Egypt can represent sin? The daughters said an Egyptian delivered them. But Moses wasn’t an Egyptian, he was a Hebrew. That would have meant that he may have left Egypt, but Egypt hadn’t left him yet.
I fear that there are two major classes of ministry. There are are some genuine ministries, but here are two different ones I’m going to mention. There’s the ministry that just wants to get everything out of the sheep that they possibly can and abuse them. Then there’s another ministry like Moses that just wants to love people, but they keep slipping back into sin and they aren’t focused, dedicated, or clean. They look like an Egyptian.
It’s not enough to love the sheep if we don’t love God. See, Moses had the right love for people, but he hadn’t had his burning bush experience with God yet.
Some people may leave the world, but did the world leave them?
After God came to Moses in the burning bush, God told him to go back down to Egypt under the anointing and tell “Pharaoh” (the addictions, the battles, the evil) that was holding the people and command him to let the people go. If Moses would have went to people’s houses 1 by 1 and told them to get out of Egypt, Pharaoh would have gotten word and he would have killed them before they ever got out of Egypt. But Moses went to the very spirit that was controlling the people and told it to let the people go.
Luke 10:19 – “Behold, I give you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.”
Acts 1:8. – “But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.”
Everyone knows some one that Pharaoh is trying to control. Take authority in the name of Jesus and command Pharaoh to let them go! If Jesus abides in you, you have authority! Hallelujah!
Thank you for reading, dear friend!
Pastor Anthony Wynn
4 thoughts on “End Time Ministry”
I loved this! As I sat here and read it all I could do is think about why did God call the shepherd boy.. the sheep belong to the father (represented our Heavenly Father) the sheep (them that belong to the Lord even the ones that are acting like goats,) and the shepherd boy to me like David is a representative of Jesus .. the Lord is our shepherd, I shall not want .. the Lord ask Peter 3 times, do you love me? Feed my sheep.. I think that is why Jesus said these two commands I give to you, Love the Lord with all your heart , and love your neighbors as yourself . Egypt must let go of us , and we must take authority in Jesus name that Egypt let go of others .. love you all God bless .. thank you for the word …
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God Bless you and your Ministry. This spoke volumes to me. Thank you.
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