Matthew 10:7-8

As you go, preach, saying, "the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.

The pressing in of the gospel

For the past few outreaches we've been in a new neighborhood called Colonial Village, we have much favor there right now so we've been hitting it pretty hard. Our midweek outreaches have been met with much warfare, just trying to get there has been a real challenge. I think I know why, God's been showing up in a powerful way.

Tuesday we followed up on Tammy, she can still hear out of the ear God opened praise God! At one of our next stops a little boy answered the door we asked to speak to his parents and after waiting for about five minutes the mother said "come in".

The first word we got was that somebody was having trouble with their foot. This got her attention and she let us pray for her. As we were praying the husband came in. We introduced ourselves and they warmly received us. They were believers and had heavy accents I believe they were from Africa Ekong and Latasha are their names.

As we encouraged them with prophetic words and the gospel the husband kept thanking us for stopping by. One of us got the number 33, I thought it might be his age but he was 38. No one had the interpretation for the number until Ekong spoke up and said "oh I know what it means, 33 is my favorite number I use it for everything". Wow pretty good word "God's got your number" this really encouraged them, after some more prophetic words and encouragement we exchanged numbers, They want us to come back sometime soon.

After preaching to some more of their neighbors we went to a different Apt. complex a few buildings down, as we were knocking on a door it opened to reveal our other team Terry and Renee leading a woman to the lord, she also had pain in her hip, when they finished praying the pain was gone. Thank you Lord!

We spent the next 30 minutes preaching to a neighbor named Desi he was wide open and didn't want us to leave, eventually he had his whole family hanging out with us as we preached about the kingdom.

Mike and and Seth were around back preaching and praying with some young men who were also wide open.

I believe we need to take advantage of the favor and openness, who knows how long it will last.

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