Another dimension of Mission is considering any Prophetic Directives God may have given you. This includes any specific prophetic words God has given to you directly or from others, as well as any specific Bible verses God has quickened for you.
Listening to the Spirit’s directives and then following them creates a sense of spiritual momentum in your life. Spiritual Momentum answers the question, “What is God saying or doing right now?” Momentum comes from a combination of God’s work in our lives, along with our responsiveness to keeping in step with the Spirit.
Jesus continually sought to see and know what the Father was doing so he could align his life and ministry activities accordingly. In the same way, we should value the prophetic anointing and seek to continually live in tune with the Spirit.
What prophecies have you received over the years? Have you written them out? If so, review them today. If not, set some time aside to write them out. [For a document explaining the prophetic ministry, click here]
What Bible verses has God specifically given to you? Write them out and keep them somewhere close where you can review them regularly.
God has a unique plan and purpose for your life. As you take time to listen to his voice, he will speak to you and show you things to come (John 16:13). We’ll continue tomorrow.
"Do not neglect the spiritual gift you received through the prophecies spoken to you when the elders of the church laid their hands on you. Give your complete attention to these matters. Throw yourself into your tasks so that everyone will see your progress. Keep a close watch on yourself and on your teaching. Stay true to what is right, and God will save you and those who hear you." [1 Tim 4:14-16. NLT]
"Do not stifle the Holy Spirit. Do not scoff at prophecies, but test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good. Keep away from every kind of evil." [1 Thess 5:19-22. NLT]