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The Glory of God on Cape Cod: January 9, 2008, update
 

 Today pastors and leaders from across the Cape, and from diverse
denominational and theological backrounds met to continue to pray for
the vision that the Lord deposited in our hearts.

"Surely I will not go into the chamber of my house, or go up to the
comfort of my bed; I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my
eyelids, until I find a place for the Lord, a dwelling place for the
Mighty One of Jacob" Psalm 132:3

"Again, the Kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field,
which a man found and hid; and for the joy over it he goes and sells
all that he has and buys that field" Matthew 13:44

The above verse from Psalm 132, speaks of David's zeal to build God's
temple in the Old Testament. David, a man described by God as a man
after God's own heart, had zeal for the name of the Lord and the House
of the Lord. Similarly, we need to have the same zeal. While we are
not seeking to build a physical structure like David sought to, we are
seeking to build and prepare ourselves, through unity, humility, and
holiness, to be the proper dwelling place for the Manifest Presence of
God. The result of this will be the light of Christ shining in us, and
through us to those around us on the Cape, and multitude of
unbelievers coming into the Kingdom of God.

We also discussed that God already has plans for the body of Christ on
the Cape. He is drawing us close to Himself, inviting us to seek Him
out, hear His heartbeat and find those plans. He prepares His
treasures for us and buries them in a field so that we can find them.
He wants us collectively to have a "field vision", a regional, a Cape-
wide vision, that is bigger than any individual church, small or big.
He wants us collectively to see our field as the Cape, not just our
individual church.

Please encourage your congregation to join us at the upcoming Mid-Cape
gathering, Sat, Feb 2, at the Cape Cod Community College, from 3-6
pm.The meeting will be at the Tilden Art Center. Registration is now
open on our website: www.thegloryofgodoncaoecod.com. Please spread the
word and invite others.

The gathering will be primarily worship and prayer, interspersed with
brief sharing/impartation of key principles for the Glory of God in
our midst:

a. Intimacy with God, which is the foundation of it all :It is
the realization/revelation of God's love for us that compels us to
respond to Him, that 'we love Him because He loved us first'

b . Holiness in the context of (a.) above :Our obedience is
motivated by, and is an expression of, our love for God

c. Our role as 'watchmen' in Prayer and Intercession: ' I have
set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem (equivalent to Cape Cod for
us), They shall never hold their peace day or night. You who make
mention of the Lord, do not keep silent, and give Him no rest, till He
establishes Jerusalem a praise in the earth (equivalent to till He
manifests His Glory in our midst on the Cape)'. Isaiah 62:67

The Glory of God on Cape Cod team.


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