I’ve been pondering lately on the servants.
The servant Elijah left when he got depressed.
Did Elijah go back for him?
Did the servant wait it out for that length of time, all the while God was baking a cake for Elijah’s pity party?
Did the servant remain faithful?
In answer to my question, Holy Ghost just reminded me of another servant…
He told his servant, by faith,
That He and the boy, would be back, after they went to Worship.
Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off.5 And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come again to you. Genesis 22;4
God had asked Abraham to sacrifice Issac.
And.. He obeyed.
Knowing the character of God- Abraham proceeded,
He believed What God had promised, somehow, God would perform it.
Let’s fast forward to another servant..
The suffering One.
He too, said wait here, (on earth) while I go ahead..
I’ll be back!
He left us, with the witness- to Resurrection.
That’s what Abraham testified to His servant, after testifying that by Faith, to his own son.
And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together.
God has provided us with THE LAMB.
In all of these scenarios, there is a foundation.
The laying down of our abilities, and the trusting of God as our source.
Only then, can we return to others like Abraham and share the Glory of God.
There has to be an end of ourselves so that God can begin.
Ministry is sacrifice.
Sacrificing our efforts, agendas, and even what looks good, in order to walk out the Promise.
Abraham laid down one son, to be the father of many.
So did our Father.
We are heirs to that PROMISE.