7/28/11 From The Lord, Our God and Savior
The Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For The Lord’s Little Flock, and For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear
My sons and daughters, hear now this parable, that you may gain wisdom and have understanding of that which I am about to do, of that which must be: I have a great vineyard, with many grapes. I have provided both the early and latter rain and tended every vine, pruning them with sure hands and delicate fingers. Yet many wither, while others fail to produce, and still others are slow to ripen.
Beloved, I have waited patiently and tended My vineyard, doing all that was necessary to produce a fair crop, and now it is time for harvest. Yet I tell you plainly, it shall be a very lowly crop, a very small harvest, for few have ripened to maturity. Thus they must be left to ripen in their season. And though the winds shall be harsh and the rains rare, behold, even all manner of plagues shall come, I must not gather them until their due season, says The Lord.
Thus I shall quiet My voice among you, little flock, and speak to you no more in this manner. For My prophet must be cut off from among you for a time. And though you endeavor to loosen these bonds, I will not forsake you utterly, I am with you still. Though I pull back My hand, I will not forsake you; and though you have yet to truly harken to My voice, I am with you still.
Behold, in your time of need, when calamity and great devastation is on every side, I will be there, I will not forsake you utterly. For I have left a multitude of words to guide you, and many husbandmen to point the way. You will not be alone in the valley.
Trust in My ways therefore,
Embrace My correction,
And do not turn away from My discipline...
For as it is written:
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten...
Says The Lord.
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