Is 43:18-19. Behold I do a new
- New = 2319 = Fresh, to renew oneself, to
repair, to make new.
- Rejoice in what God has done – but move
on – don’t rest in the past.
- Natural: Devastating earthquake in Indian
Ocean Dec 26 2004 was so powerful – changed axis 2.5cm (NASA report).
- Spiritual: Also shaking and changes
taking place. (Heb 11:26-29)
- It’s the greatest hour for the church to
arise – enter into the market place in the power of the Holy Spirit.
2. 3 internal changes to
#1 Fresh Passion for Jesus
- He gave commandment to crossover to the
other side. (:18)
- Clear direction given by the Lord to his
disciples – a command – “crossover”
- Cannot look into the multitudes of people
must yield to Christ’s command.
- You must please God. Not
people or circumstances.
- ‘Great multitudes’ – don’t follow the
crowd must prioritise revelation with Jesus.
- ‘Other side’ is your destiny – the place
God wants you, with his plans
- Its Important not to settle down in the
place of comfort, convenience or blessing.
- ‘I will follow’ – Following Christ
- ‘Me First’ – we must put Christ first not
our personal ambitions.
- We must put relationships with Christ
before all other relationships.
- Expectations/ demands/ pressures of
people can derail us.
Terah settled in Haron – locked into grief, he became disappointed.
- Its time for a fresh intimate
relationship with the Lord - what hinders you? What holds you back?
#2 Fresh Revelation from Jesus.
- He gave commandment (:18)…his
disciples followed him:23”
- Cannot live off someone else revelation.
- God wants to speak to each one of
us. Unveil new things to us.
Matt 4:4… Man lives by every word that
proceeds out of the mouth of God.
- God is looking for those that hunger for
- We need a spirit of revelation to impart
new insights, flowingly.
- Secret of Jesus ministry effectiveness –
listened, saw and flowed in revelation.
- Whatever God shows and reveals to us is
endorsed by His power.
- Don’t make plans and ask God to bless
them – seek the direction.
1 Cor 2:9-10. Holy Spirit is the
reveller of what God has freely given to you.
#3. Fresh Enlargement.
- “Crossover to the other side”
- Enlargement is part of Gods plan for each
and every one of us.
- Enlargement = increase in
= increase in expectancy
= increase in vision
- Don’t limit God by settling in your
- Comfort zone = place you get by in your
= place of resting in yesteryears success
= place you say ‘no’ to growth and change.
Is 54:2. –
Enlarge = Begin to dream, plan for growth, increase, change,
Increase in $,
influence, in impact, in LOVE.
- Stretch = No increase without a stretch – stretching is
painful, miracles comes in the stretching as you reach out beyond.
E.g. Mk 3:5. Stretch forth
your hand – and he stretched – made whole.
- Spare Not = Don’t with hold from God – don’t hold back. What areas are
you holding back from? Surrender, Stretch.
- “Other side” = Market Place – community.