Sandy Warner ~ ~ swauthor777@usa.net ~ ~ www.thequickenedword.com


GOING FISHING FOR IDENTITIES

[New Callings are Becoming Manifest]

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HEARD 4/27/04: You dropped something.

VISION: I saw someone handing me a little piece of paper.

HEARD: Please donít tell me what I want to know.

HEARD: I just happened to be hungry. I want to see your face.

VISION: I saw a man who I thought was Jesus in disguise. He had a beard, and his eyes were closed. He wore fishing clothes along with a fishing hat pulled way down over his hair as though He was partially disguised on a secret mission. The last time Jesus visited me at my bedside, He was praying for me and also had His eyes closed.

INTERP: My impression was that this was Jesus in disguise, on a fishing expedition to find someoneís identity or face. Whoever He is searching for is reluctant to find out his or her identity or calling.

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TO FIND YOUR FACE:

My BD was this month and Wayne bought me a BD balloon. I love balloons. I would fill my house with them if I could. One Valentineís day, through a gift of a dozen balloons, I had an amazing progression of love kisses from the Lord. This lasted 3 months while they floated freely about the house,

The strange part of this particular BD balloon, is that I would get up and turn it around so I could see its face, then it would bump right back again. For all these weeks, I have never seen its face. I only remembered that it said Happy Birthday. Finally Wayne cut the string a couple days ago, to let it float freely. It stayed put, still with its face turned away.

Today, I was feeling sad about a certain promise I had been given from the Lord about someoneís calling. It had yet to be made manifest. As I came into the room, I noticed the balloon had moved and floated up behind the lights. Of course, it was faced with its back towards me, stuck against the mirror. I said, deep within the ache of my heart, "Help me! Iím stuck!" (I said this to mean that my promise from the Lord about this calling was stuck and had yet to turn its face and be made manifest.) I sat down in a heap and just held on and prayed.

Suddenly the balloon fell down from behind the light, turned its face towards me FOR THE FIRST TIME and I sat in utter amazement as it floated gently towards me then stayed put right in front of my face, eye level, about 1 foot away. I stared at the face of this balloon for the first time since my BD. There were four smilie face flowers all in a row. Then just as soon as I noticed this, the balloon fell and moved over to touch my knees. It just stayed hugging my knees until I got up. I was so amazed and knew the Lord was speaking to me that I was not lose hope. The promise is coming.

FACES CONFIRMATION: Tonight I turned in the little book, "Children, Can You Hear Me?" (by Brad Jersak) I was very touched by this perfect and quickened Word from the Lord.

"Your heart can see my face.

What does it look like to you?

What expression do you see?

When you look at my face,

You will see how much I love you.

You will see that I care about how you are doing.

You will see that I enjoy your company.

Sometimes I look happy. Ask me why!!

One reason is because I think youíre terrific,

and Iím glad to be your friend.

Sometimes I look sad. Ask me why.

Maybe Iím sad because I know you are sad.

But we can cheer each other up!

Show me your face, let me hear your voice. Because your voice is sweet and your face is full of love. (SS 2:14)

CONFIRMATION AND SUDDEN REVELATION; On the other side of the page is a picture of Jesus sitting on a school bench with a little girl. They both have tears and His are streaming down His face and she is drying them. This childrenís picture of Jesus was the EXACT face of the man I saw the other night in the fishing gear. My perception was accurate, I had seen Jesus in disguise.

In hindsight, Jesus being in disguise was also a parable that those for whom He was searching are also in disguise. They have been nurtured and prepared for their callings, but who they are in Him have yet to be revealed.

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CONCLUSION

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{Words to Ponder are summaries of His quickened Words}

WORD TO PONDER: IN SEARCH OF THE RELUCTANT ONES

I AM working on secret missions right now. I AM going fishing to find, identify and commission leaders into their places. These dear ones have been tried in the fire, and many are reluctant and hiding, having already gone through more then enough. Many do not know their identities and some are not even interested. I may turn their faces towards My truth of their calling, but they bounce right back again as though not even noticing.

They do not understand, that for the span of their entire lives, all they have gone through has prepared them for this hour. I have suffered and cried along with them, and have never left their side. Little do they know that their training is almost complete. A few finishing strokes, along with the full understanding of their calling and identity, and they shall be prepared in no time at all. I will hug and hold them tight as they turn their faces towards Me and I turn My face towards them. I will cling to them and hold them snugly until they stand and are able accept the revelation of their callings.

Mark 1:16-20 NKJV

And as He walked by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. Then Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men." They immediately left their nets and followed Him. When He had gone a little farther from there, He saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the boat mending their nets. And immediately He called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went after Him.

 

 

 


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Words from the The Quickened Word are excerpts from the journals of Sandy Warner.  To better understand how God speaks, read Sandyís book, ď101+ Ways God Speaks, And How to Hear Him.Ē  Website:
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