When God Touches the Coffin

Are there some good things in your life, or circumstances, which are dying, and left you disappointed?

Perhaps you have dreams, that are dying, and are not fulfilled. Or perhaps you have a business, which is not growing and succeeding. Or perhaps, your health is not in a good shape.

No matter what it is, God is able to ‘stop the funeral’ of all those things, just by one touch of him.

In Luke 7:14, Jesus touched the coffin of a dead person, and raised him from the dead, and in that way, cancelled the funeral.

You see, God does not just want to stop a funeral of a person, and rise that person from the dead. No, God wants, and is able to resurrect anything dying in your life, no matter what it is, anything good thing in your life, which is dying, either a spiritual or a material thing, in your life.

The Bible says that every good gift comes from our God and Father, and that God wants to give good gifts to his children. Therefore, any dream you have, any blessing either spiritual or material, it is not God’s will for it to die and be buried.

Just like Jesus touching the coffin of the dead man, and rising him to life again, so he wants to touch anything dead or dying in your life, anything good thing in your life, and ‘resurrect’ or ‘revive’ that thing.

God does not want you to lose all those good blessings and things he has given you. He did not give them to you, so that you will lose them.

No, the only one who wants you to lose any blessing, or a good thing, is the devil, who is called a thief, who has come to steal, kill and destroy. But Jesus has come, to give us life, and that is life in abundance.

Bread from Heaven or Bread from Earth-Which One We Look For

Which bread is heavier on the scales of our life, the bread from heaven, or the bread from earth? In the Gospel of John 6:26, Jesus said that people are for the material stuff that He can provide. But they did not care so much, about his teaching. And yet God said that we should seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness.

Jesus was glad to provide for them, but that was not the primary reason he came into the world for. He wanted them to go after him, for himself, and not for the stuff he can provide.

I wonder if we grieve the Holy Spirit, when we go to God for his gifts, and not for his person? They still did not get what Jesus was teaching them about the Kingdom of God, but were still looking for bread to eat. They just did not catch anything Jesus was telling them, about the bread from heaven and the Kingdom of God.

In John 6:31-36, they were just thinking and talking about the Manna which God has provided the Israelite in the wilderness, and their primary focus was their stomach, and not their heart or spirit, neither the things of God.

Also in John 6:50-53 Jesus was talking about giving his body for the salvation of people, and that talk from him, as being the bread from heaven, was symbolic, just like his other parables, because Jesus said in another place of the Gospels, that he talks to people who are not his disciples, in parables, so that they can hear and see, but not perceive with their hearts.

And he also said that the secrets of the Kingdom of God, are given to his disciples to know them. So, here, in John 6, he is talking to them in like in parables. He talks heavenly revelations, they think earthly things, and miss the whole point, of what he is saying. They wanted this world bread, not the one from heaven.

They were in the flesh, and not in the Spirit, and when we are in the flesh, all we think about is the bakery, and what it sells.

The only way of those people grasping what Jesus was saying to them, like being the bread of heaven, was for the Holy Spirit to reveal to them, what that means. There is no other way, they could grasp it, and that is why they did not.

God’s Provision in a Time of Recession

You see, there may be a recession, but God cares for his own people, to keep them alive in famine, just as he has promised, in his Word, the Bible.

No matter, what oil prices, or electricity prices rise up globally, God cares for his people, and prices may go up, but the Word of God never goes down, meaning, never fails. Yes, God will allow recession in the entire world, but he is mindful, to care for his people.

In the time of severe famine for several years, Jacob and his family, were provided, with the best of the land of Egypt, by God, using Joseph, as we read in Genesis, chapter 45, and verse 18.

Do not even worry, about how much you have been left with, materially, or financially, because of recession or else, because God has a provision in mind for you. Read Genesis chapter 45, verse 20.

Just like for Jacob and his family, God has the best for us, even if there is recession. No recession can tie up the hands of God, to provide for us. God has a plan, to revive our spirits with plenty, from the gloominess, which comes to our hearts, because of the recession worldwide, just as he did for Jacob, in Genesis chapter 45, verse 20.

Trust God-Not People

Psalm 22:11

Very often, when we are in difficulty or suffering, we tend to rely on people for help first, and if we do not get help from people, then we think about going to God, asking him for help and trusting him, to help us.

For example, we often tend to go to the our Doctor first, for healing, if we are sick, and if it does not work, then we go to God, asking for healing.

But, we are commanded in the Bible to trust God, for he is our help, and to love people.

Let us not be preoccupied with trusting in people! We are commanded to love people! We are not commanded to trust them! We are commanded to trust God. 

When there is no one to help us, God is always there, because Jesus promised that he is always with us, and will never leave us or forsake us!