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The World's on Fire While the Church is Barely a Spark

6 I know that you delight to set your truth deep in my spirit. So come into the hidden places of my heart and teach me wisdom.7 Purify my conscience! Make this leper clean again! Wash me in your love until I am pure in heart. 8 Satisfy me in your sweetness, and my song of joy will return. The places within me you have crushed will rejoice in your healing touch. 9 Hide my sins from your face; erase all my guilt by your saving grace. 10 Create a new, clean heart within me. Fill me with pure thoughts and holy desires, ready to please you. - Psa 51:6-10 TPT

When reading the Psalms in the Bible, you will find that David wrote many of them. His heart was one of repentance is humility. He sought after God's presence even in His rebuke and correction. This is why God said he was a man after His own heart. David always sought God for safety, strength, forgiveness, and revival. This is the kind of attitude that should always be our heart towards God. Whether we are undergoing temptation to sin, doubt, or unbelief, or we are struggling with emotional wounds, Jesus is the only one who can see us completely through.

The old person who is gone, being replaced with the new one, applies to the spirit and not the soul. The fragments of our old life often try to piece themselves back together in the depths of our souls, attempting to regenerate the old person. We have been given the opportunity to live a life of abundance in Christ Jesus, but we are a work in progress. The soul needs to be regenerated through the washing of God's word and not through old habits and behaviors. Regenerate means to be spiritually converted and restored to a better and more worthy state.

I think we can all agree that the world appears to be spiritually and morally on fire. It seems that if something is good, it is now considered evil and vice versa. More than at any time before, we need to embrace the fire of God. We need revival embers to turn to blazes and purify the body of Christ. There is going to be a separation of goats and sheep in both people and nations. America is on the brink of becoming a goat nation if we do not turn around. Goat nations are destroyed while sheep nations are blessed.

The words of Apostle Paul many years ago still ring true today. 25 Be careful that you do not refuse to listen to the One who is speaking. For if the people of Israel did not escape when they refused to listen to Moses, the earthly messenger, we will certainly not escape if we reject the One who speaks to us from heaven! 26 When God spoke from Mount Sinai his voice shook the earth, but now he makes another promise: "Once again I will shake not only the earth but the heavens also." 27 This means that all of creation will be shaken and removed, so that only unshakable things will remain. 28 Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please God by worshiping him with holy fear and awe. 29 For our God is a devouring fire. - Heb 12:25-29 NLT