When God Encounters One

In the place where God gets one’s attention or where God encounters one:

  1. One would see God
  2. One would hear God
  3. One would receive instruction & direction

Before God gets one’s attention, one would be causing trouble, using force, promoting self and getting stressed.

Examples are Moses & Saul:

  • Moses was using force to attempt to deliver the Israelites, but until God encountered him (using the burning bush to draw his attention), he did not succeed (Exodus. 2:11-15; 3:1-17)
  • Saul of Tarsus was using force to do what he called God’s work, but until God encountered him on the way to Damascus, he was heading towards destruction (Acts 8:1-3;  9:1-17)

In the place of encounter

  • God would require holiness. He instructed Moses to take off his shoes because he was standing on holy ground (Exo. 3:5)
  • God will humble one. He first allowed Saul to become blinded, then Saul knew he was encountering God (Acts 9:1-9)
  • God will commission one. Both Moses and Saul were commissioned after purification and humbleness (Exo. 2:25; 37-12; Acts 9:10-16)

About The Author Pastor Dr. Abraham Obadare

I am Pastor Dr. Abraham Obadare, a minister of the gospel at Christ Apostolic Church WOSEM. You are welcome to worship with us at 108-02 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11435. You may also keep with us on 24 hours internet radio at www.eagernessofgod.org Our website address is www.wosem.org where you can watch on demand videos for your enrichment, watch our live streaming or read past messages / articles. You may also visit www.thewayoutforyou.com

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