Jesus spoke confidence and courage into His disciples. He released a forward momentum into His disciples 2,000 years ago and it continues even now.
Instead of confusion or insecurity He wants us to minister out of confidence and a fresh understanding of the reality of His present advancing kingdom.
"do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth" Jesus continually confronts
wrong mindsets. We need to let go of old mindsets..carnal selfish mindsets..
goofy man made religeous mindsets. The perception that being a Christian is a passive soft lifestyle is a wrong mindset.
We are not supposed to live life in a defensive posture. We're called to advance and step in to the momentum of the Gospel.
We've been hitting some local neighborhoods pretty hard for the past 4 months seeing many miracles. One thing we've encountered is many "believers" but very few followers.
Almost everyone we meet says they are a believer but the real challenge is finding those that want to go on and follow the Lord into all He has for them....