By Paul Ravenhill
Only when a plant is well rooted in rich soil can there be an expression of abundance in the leaf and flower above. "Jacob shall again take root downward and bear fruit upward."
We have concentrated so much on our Upward we have ignored the Downward.
We have studied past lives and past movings of God
with the aim of
We have forgotten that these visible events of
history were all the fruits of a
God builds upon a foundation and without this foundation there can be nothing of value or permanence built. Christ is the foundation-and the building is the placing in our lives of the expressions of the nature of Christ.
For the men of God of past generations there was only one thing
Theirs was not a seeking of a level of "success" and "feeling" but rather a seeking to leave behind them the whole sphere of earthly parameters. It was a yearning to be caught up in the irresistible flow of the River of God to see this River cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.
God is still seeking for a people, and whenever He finds those whose hearts burn for Him, He will build His Kingdom and manifest His glory.