It is finished…the Eternal Power and the Eternal Worth of the Blood of Jesus, poured out on behalf of the souls of mankind on that cross at Calvary, guarantees and secures that the Eternal Holy Spirit was indeed given as God’s Eternal gift to dwell within His children, and that the Eternal Power of the indwelling Holy Spirit is made continually available to me through Him Who works in me both to will and to do. Because I am Your child, You have given me the Spirit of Your Son to dwell in my heart. Your indwelling Holy Spirit continually cries out, “Abba, Father!” And all who are indeed children of God are continually led by the indwelling Holy Spirit of God. [Rom 8:14]
Abba Father…so many, many times…You have shown me Your glory. You have stretched out Your hand to heal, to restore, to deliver, to save…to perform miraculous signs and wonders through the Name of Your Divine Son Jesus. You have brought glory to Your Name; You have brought Your blessings and Your salvation before the souls of men. I have gazed attentively into the Sanctuary, and I have seen Your Power and Your Glory… with my own eyes, I have seen it, again and again. You have led me and guided me by Your Holy Spirit so many, many times…and I have indeed received the promised blessings of God that come with obedience and faithfulness to the leading of Your Spirit. I have experienced the truth, the reality, that prayer, in accordance with Your will, moves the hand of God. I have seen incredible, even miraculous, answers to prayer. I have watched in awesome wonder the many times You parted the waters before me, opening up a path for me, out of the clear blue, to walk through on dry ground. You have oftentimes intervened on my behalf to do what was beyond my human capabilities and capacities to do, and have, out of the clear blue, brought immediate resolution and results that were seemingly impossible. You have anointed me with the manifest Presence and Power of Your Holy Spirit, and I have clearly felt it, and fully sensed it, and was consciously aware of it…remarking in awe-filled wonder at those times, “Lord…this is not me; this is You!” I have seen over and over again that whenever I make any request in agreement with Your will, You indeed will grant it…just as You assured me that I may have that confidence in approaching You. [1 John 5:14] Father…I will not remain silent! In the presence of the congregation, I will proclaim Your great Name and Your mighty Power according to all that my eyes have seen, because the inhabitants of the Earth need to know how great You are. I have testified to it, and I will do so again. Most assuredly…I will enter Your gates with thanksgiving; I will come into Your courts with praise! Hallelujah!
Do you really think all I have seen with my own eyes are just coincidences? Well… 12 years ago, the Lord had anointed me to be president of our Condominium Association. In those 12 years, through the leading and guiding of the Holy Spirit, and through His Personal intervention in matters that were beyond my human capabilities and capacities to resolve, there has been no increases in annual maintenance fees nor any assessments levied against unit owners; everything I have touched through His leading has been greatly blessed. Just about a month and a half ago, in mid-October, during the early hours of the morning well before dawn while communing with the Lord, I was prompted to ask, “Abba Father, I know this is not an important matter, and is kind of insignificant and trivial…but it would mean so much to me if You would just cause our Condominium Master insurance renewal premium to come in the same as it was last year.”
Insurance premiums are a very significant consideration for our Board of Directors, representing 1/3 of our annual budget. I felt in the Spirit that there was going to be a significant increase this year because the property appraisal, required every 3 years, came in 25% higher than the prior appraisal in 2015. Little did I know at the time that it was actually going to come in $3,500 higher!
Yet even before I made this request of the Lord…in early September, He had already begun orchestrating His Divine intervention on our behalf. For there is not a word on my tongue still unuttered, but, behold, O Lord, You know it altogether. [Ps 139:4] Out of the clear blue, You had an unknown [to me] insurance agency send me an unsolicited E-mail introducing themselves, and requesting our allowing them to quote our insurance renewal. At first, some weeks later in an initial conversation with them, they advised me it was a little late for them to quote for this year, but perhaps next year they could do so. I thought at the time that was the end of it… but after my prayer that particular morning, I was prompted to call them back and ask again, more insistently, that they quote our current renewal. They agreed…and sent an agent to meet with me…who was one of the most knowledgeable insurance agents I had ever met! I knew later that He was Divinely sent. He took one look at our new [August] property appraisal, and told me it was way to high for our type of buildings.
I authorized him to quote our policies [there were only 3 weeks remaining to the renewal date], but after his efforts during the following 2 weeks he advised us he couldn’t obtain a competitive quote because of an existing unresolved medical claim against our liability policy. At this point I was kind of resolved that we were just going to have to endure this increase in premiums…when the Lord prompted me, at the suggestion of this knowledgeable agent, to spend the money to obtain another appraisal…from an appraisal company he recommended. Although our renewal date had already come and I had to renew our policies at the higher rate, I was told if a new appraisal came in at a lower figure, the insurance company would have to honor it, and we could endorse the policy and obtain a refund.
Not wanting to spend the money in the current budget year, my first thought was to obtain a new appraisal in the new budget year that would begin in January. But the Lord again prompted me, “No; do it now.” I immediately contracted with the recommended appraisal company to do a new property appraisal…just last Wednesday [November 28th]. On Friday late afternoon, I received their property valuation report…much lower than the other company’s August appraisal…with the result that we would receive a refund from our insurance carrier of $4,500!
Astounding!! Incredible!! The Lord in His miraculous intervention gave me $1,000 more than I had asked for! I was ecstatic!…another little token of my Father’s love…granting even insignificant and trivial requests for no other reason than just because His child asked! Hallelujah!
I don’t know whether in the depths of your heart you really believe there is a God in Heaven or not, but this I do know…my Father’s ear is attentive to the voice of His child, and He loves to give His child little tokens of His Divine Love whenever my requests are within the framework of His plans, purposes, and will. Scripture tells us, “You have not because you ask not…or you ask with wrong, selfish motives.” Do you really think this testimony was just coincidence? If you do…then it wouldn’t make any difference if you were to read the several dozen more that have taken place and are posted on this website: https://preservechristianfamily.org/category/testimonies/
I proclaim to you Christ Jesus…the One Who existed from the beginning, from Eternity Past, Whom I have heard with the ears of my own inner being, and have seen with my own spiritual eyes. I have gazed upon Him and have spiritually touched Him with my own hands. He is the Word of Life. His Life is continually being revealed to me; I have seen it and testify to it, and I proclaim to you that He is the One Who is Eternal Life. He always existed with the Father, and is now continually being manifested afresh and anew to me. I proclaim to you what I have personally seen and heard in the depths of my soul, so that you also may enjoy this same fellowship together with us. The fellowship I continually enjoy is with the Father and with His Son, Christ Jesus. I am writing these things so that you also may fully share together with me in this fullness of joy. [1 John 1:1-4]. It is our birth-right as a child of the Most High God!