Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate. Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach. For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.
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On February 20, 2001, the Lord surprised us with a powerful visitation during our mid-week prayer meeting. Two of our sisters in the Lord, Lou Finch and Sandy Sasser, were among those especially blessed that night. According to their description of the event, it was as if Jesus had taken them on a trip in spirit as they lay on the floor under the power of God. When they came to themselves, both of them were amazed at what had happened, and both of them attempted to express what they had felt and seen on their journey with Jesus. Here is what Sister Sandy had to say:
I just know one thing ya’ll [holding her finger and thumb close together] .......there can’t be that much pride in you....not that much.
You can go in that other world.......right here......you just got to be willing to humble yourself down....and realize He’s the Creator and you’re His creation, and He can use you for His glory. He can use you for His glory, but you’ve got to be willing to give this body up....right now.....right now....you ain’t got to wait for it to go to the grave. You can give it up right now.....like we’ve said, if that Spirit’s going to get you out of the grave, you better get this body going NOW......
I don’t know if the prince is coming on his charger; I don’t know where he is, no more than I was looking for him. But I just took a ride with the King. And all you got to be willing to do is just give it up to Him and let Him use you. You are His. You are His creation. And He is the Creator.
But we are still too proud a people. We are still too proud a people....ya’ll! We’ve got to be willing to get down and let God use us, use our tongues, use our body. Whatever He wants to use us for. We’ve got to be willing to give in and submit to that holy Ghost. And I’m telling you John, I could have gone right on off. I could have gone right on off! I could have gone right on off! And I would have never missed this world! I’d a never missed this world! Never! Never! Never!
I felt like Ezekiel. I felt like I was just being carried by my hair...right on off. God! Forgive me and get any speck of pride in me out. Get it out God! Let me always realize who I am. That’s all I remember, is Him saying through me, “Who are you? Who are you?”
Who are we?! We’re nothing except what God’s made us. Who are we? I’m nothing. I’m nothing. And the lower I get to the ground, the more nothing I get, and the more He can use me. The lower I get, the better I feel. I like that. “The lower I get, the better I feel.”
Oh....God! Oh.... God! Oh....God! Oh....God! You want something from God? You want something from God? You get low! You get low!
Oh...God! Oh...God! We are nothing. We are nothing except what He’s made us, ya’ll. We are nothing. I don’t care who you think you are....you are nothing. You’re nothing....
God! Oh, that song comes to mind... ‘Oh for a thousand tongues to sing His praises.’ I didn’t have but one, but I thank God...it felt so good....it felt so good.....the more you press into Him.....the more He’ll press into you. Oh God!
I wasn’t sure I was coming back, John! I wasn’t sure I was coming back. Oh...I wasn’t sure I was coming back. I had a taste. I had a taste of that glory! I had a taste!
Oh! You’ll pray to be nothing! You’ll pray to be nothing! You’ll pray to be nothing to have that feeling. You’ll pray to be nothing to go there! You’ll pray to be nothing to have God use you. Oh God. Oh God! Make me lower than low God. Oh God! You won’t care who’s around you. You won’t care who’s on top of you. You won’t care who is saying what, who’s seeking what. You let God get in you, and you won’t care. You won’t care. You won’t care, I’m telling you! You won’t care! Oh God! Make me a fool for you God! I have felt His touch. I want His power. I want to feel that power. Oh God. He was here tonight, ya’ll. He was here!
Oh God. Help us. We need your help. We need your visitation God. Oh God. Oh God. Oh...What else do you want? What else do you want? What is more important than this?....What is more important than this? What’s more important?
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