is something I'm sensing the Lord really emphasizing to me more and more. For instance - when it comes to prayer and intercession. My goal is to get into the office for about 7 am so I can have some 'one-on-one' time with the Lord and prepare my heart for the upcoming day ahead of me. Yes, even before our corporate hour of prayer as a church from 8-9 am, I sense to spend an hour just with the Lord.
But concerning that hour I felt the Lord emphasizing the following verse to me:
"For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding." - 1 Corinthians 14:15,16
I felt the Lord saying to me, "Pray in the spirit (in tongues) and be refreshed in your spirit (the source of your life and emotions and strength), pray until I speak to your natural mind. Let the overflow of your life in the spirit guide what you put your hand to throughout the day. Live in the spirit."
So, starting tomorrow I'm really going to press into this word. Because if we are honest as believers, how many times do we not know what to do with our time (much more when you are a pastor or leader in the body of Christ) - that time needs to be strategically led by the Lord!
Connect your spirit to the Holy Spirit through praying IN THE SPIRIT!
ACTIVATION TIME! more on this tomorrow!