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Eternity's Little Ray of Light to the Heart

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By David Pam McQuel

Twenty-five years ago I served as a pastor for a mission-like church in rural Central Nigeria. A young woman called Esther who had lived a rough life and was despised by most people including her family came to church and had an encounter with God. Suddenly she had a heart change in 3 days and became the most noble young lady in the community in less than 6 months. Jesus touched her heart! This encounter started during an evening service as I taught on the work of transformation that the ministry of the Holy Spirit brings to reality, when the gospel is taught and man response approximately.
This transform is what Ezekiel prophesied in Ezekiel 36:25 I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols. 26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. 27 And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow …

IT IS TIME!

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Last week John was so much in a hurry that he couldn't see the traffic light!  Wasn't intentional but the police arrest you in spite of you great intentions. At the sight of the police stopping, he even got madder. He was all focused on getting to the meeting before his "no-nonsense" boss gets there. Carol set the her food on fire, gently paced to the living room barefoot to catch up with her daily soap. What an episode she watch yesterday! Now she wants to see what happened after that! Did the man die? What happened to his dog? How will that couple separate, she was lost into the television when the anger infesting smell of her burnt food hit her. She jumped hysterically but it was late. She ruin her meal. The two stories above have one thing in common, TIME. Jesus' mum requested a miracle for the wedding in Cana, from him. And Jesus said, 4 “Woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.” Jesus knew his time had not come. In fact,…