led unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. Matthew 10:1 KJV
OBSERVATIONS by Robert
I learned a long time ago pebbles are filled with power, as they are used to polish one of the strongest materials (diamonds). It takes a smooth pebble to polish the rough edges off of diamonds before they are cut into their brilliance.
Our dedication to journey through our tribulations is God’s way of smoothing us as a pebble, to later enter the den of wolves as wise as a serpent but gentle as a dove. Through tribulations God is smoothing us, to become those as pebbles within the den to polish those diamonds in the rough.
I was informed by a young man who just lost his wife to 4th stage lung cancer. And with fervent prayer without doubt, by either party, the Lord blessed them with three additional years.
During those three years, several things occurred one being the realization of God’s grace being applied to their lives. Their love for each other and the Lord grew deep as Nicholas stood on his vow to care for his wife’s personal needs as best he could. this meant there were times when he had to prepare and spoon feed Kristeen.
During this extended time their love deepened, Kristeen’s because Nicholas was there for her 24 seven through all the pain and agony suffered over this time. There were good and bad days. Nicholas’s love deepened as he recognized Kristeen was still ministering to those praying for them. As well he recognized how deep Kristeen’s battle was yet she had time to share her love for him.
As the days continued for Kristeen there love for Yeshua (Jesus) grew deeper and their desire to share how the Lord was working in their lives, became easier and spread widely on the net. The testimonies inspired many and continued until Kristeen went home to the Lord.
Nicholas related, one of the things that he will miss is serving with his bride. We volunteered at most of the Christian concerts that came through JAX. We have been working with @4kingandcountry since before they had a crew to help them do a setup. So many changes over the years.
My answer was inspired and went as follows. Nicholas, you will miss the soul (mind, will, and emotions), however, as we are taught, to lay up our treasures in heaven so they remain and cannot be stolen.
I ask you, Nicholas, to stop and take a few minutes to meditate on one specific treasure Kristeen, shared with you, her dedicated love to you until she passed to her eternal life and glory.
Find the abundance of that treasure laid up in your heart. It cannot be stolen nor will it fade as it was Kristeen’s gift for you to nurture and carry with you to the end of your journey, the physical is gone her spiritual love will be to the end. There are 3 of you Yeshua, Kristeen’s love, and your spirit, being, housed in your temple through your soul (mind, will, and emotions).
Most do not realize our treasures are first placed in our hearts and in time, shared with those we deeply love, before we store it in heaven. In the physical, we feel love as it stimulates the soul (mind, will, and emotions). But only recognize its deep value through our soul as a gift or treasure, when one part of the two is separated at the end of a journey.
Only then when we take the time to find that gift of a treasure in the heart. Does it become alive to who we are, our spirit, which joined the two into one, unto eternity? Love is indestructible and as a treasure, remains with us to eternity?
Blessings Brothers and Sisters God sends His rain on the seeds we sow. Especially when going through the tribulations which are shaping us as we continue our journey. Blessed are those who care for the least of these. Blessed is the man who fulfills his vow to be there in sickness and in health. For they shall not only receive the love of their spouse but the blessed love of Yeshua as treasures to be stored up in heaven.
Here ends the Trumpeter’s sounding of the Trumpet in joy for all to hear discern learn and understand how they’re being polished so their light will shine brilliant and bright.
CLOSING STATEMENT by Robert
Under God’s grace, I believe he sees all of His children as rough precious stones waiting to be discovered, and polished by those who have become His smooth, pebbles. Slowly polishing, until they are as well smooth. Some will be shaped by the Lord’s different craftsmen (modern-day disciples) to become different polished stones ready to release their brilliance into the darkness to uncover other rough-edged stones.
The pebble is strong as David demonstrated when he picked up five pebbles and used them to defeat Goliath and his four brothers. Why does the Lord have pebbles? As related earlier those pebbles who have been smoothed and strengthened become a powerful tool for Yeshua as they are used to polish the roughest edged precious stones.
I chose this analogy because to deal with the roughest the Lord knows once found and gently polished to shape them to obtain the deepest brilliance. It is a tedious long-drawn-out process needing gentleness caring and love. It will take patience, skill, and determination to shape them properly.
How does this relate to our walk with Yeshua? Each day’s situations and trials are the smooth pebbles slowly and gently removing our rough edges that remain even though we have forgiveness and are reborn spiritually into salvation under God’s compassion and grace.
Believe it or not, no matter the depth of our relationship with Yeshua we still have rough edges and need to be gently and continuously polished so our true brilliance from Yeshua is revealed, then the Holy Spirit can gently shape our stone into that which will reveal it’s brilliance and service to the Lord. The question, do you know the type of stone you are in the polishing process? How brilliant is your shine, is it sparkling or a dull light.
Blessings brothers and sisters may you all walk in the light which has been shared with you, comforts you, and lights the narrow path so hard to find and maintain.
Again please remember this is just a humble servant doing the bidding of Yeshua (Jesus). I pray for a safe journey forward. A walk-in God’s love and peace, and may the “SHARING OF YOUR LIGHT” in the Den of wolves be fruitful, remember, He is always with you if you hold His love in your heart forever.