little slice of heaven.. going to Hillsong Live this weekend and worshipping Jesus with an auditorium packed full of people
We had the AWESOME opportunity to go to Elevation church while there. I had heard a ton about it– and it did not disappoint. From the amazing greeters, to incredible worship.. but most of all to the SERMON. It was a direct word from the Lord to me. .. well and I bet everyone else in there.. but God really spoke to me.. and I thought I would let you in on it..
Pastor Steven preached a message based on his new book GREATer. I HIGHLY recommend it! He preached from His chapter on Digging ditches.. from the passage in 2 Kings 3:9. Basically to sum up this passage the King of Israel approaches Elisha.. He’s in a rough spot. There is no water.. and the livestock and the army need WATER! So Elisha does something in verse 15.. He calls a harpist to play and then the hand of the Lord comes and He prophecies. You need to go to www.elevationchurch.org when they put the sermon up called digging ditches to hear Pastors stephens talk about how much a different background music makes.. hahha it is hilarious!
Anyways.. Verse 16 gets me. I’m going to give it to you in the message paraphrase..
Ditch digging is hard work… sometimes you may even forget why you are digging.. you may want to give up.. give in.. give back the digger thingie (hahah. i had a really odd moment right then when I could not think of the name for a digging apparatus.. hahaha.. it’s a shovel.. it finally came to me!! hahah)
(This is not my neighbor I found this picture on google images)