SEASON OF VISITATION (2)
Mark 10:51-52 And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.
And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus in the way.
Insight and Highlight
To be able to stagger not at the promise of God through unbelief; remain strong in faith, giving glory to God;....be fully persuaded that, what God had promised, He is able also to perform, is faith, ref Rom 4 20-22.
Blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was a roadside beggar. He heard Jesus was passing through Jericho, he cried out on Jesus son of David to have mercy on him.
He was told to keep quiet, but he cried the more.
Jesus asked him ....What wilt thou that I should do unto thee?..". He replied that he may receive his sight.
The Scripture records "And immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus in the way.", Mark 10:46-52.
We see several lessons that persistent faith does bring about perfection:
First, blind Bartimaeus could not see yet believed.
Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Second, blind Bartimaeus only heard Jesus was in Jericho, passing by but how did he know Jesus was the Son of David?
Romans 10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the word of
Third, blind Bartimaeus was asked to keep quiet but he persevered and cried out the more. He did not throw away his confidence in the Son of David.
Hebrews 10:35 Cast not away, therefore, your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward.
There is no situation so bad that God cannot visit or attend to.
Step up your faith, believe, and walk in His will, you will receive His visitation, in Jesus' name.
The faith of blind Bartimaeus teaches that the despondent can become responsive. The despondent can become the respondent in spite of resistance.
Call to Word action
Hebrews 10:36 You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
The Christian clarion duty
Hebrews 10:37 For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
Lord, visit me this month according to your Word of promise. Let me walk in your will that l may receive from you, in Jesus name
Good morning and welcome to the month of July, our second month of the Season of visitation.
If you have received this much-expected visitation, more are still coming. If you have not, you will receive.
Be blessed as you go today.
God bless you.