SATURDAY, JANUARY 19
Scripture: Luke 22:37,38, Psalm 55:15, 2 Samuel 17:23
Luke 22:37,38 state, “’For I say to you that this which is written must still be accomplished in Me: “And He was numbered with the transgressors.” For the things concerning Me have an end.’ So they said, ‘Lord, look, here are two swords.’ And He said to them, ‘It is enough.’” The disciples found two swords. I believe that represents the double-edged sword of the covenant of Sure Mercy. Edge One cuts away all sin and personal failure. Edge Two is applied to our enemies who will not relent when they try to destroy our harvest field. For every believer, the double-edged sword is absolutely essential. The Twelve had to buy it and so did the Seventy. You and I are no different – we must buy it also. It is time to make the ‘purchase’ and start praying the Hand of God in action to save our harvest field. Buying the sword means embracing the Christ who judges and walking with Him in that judgment. Jesus killed Ananias and Sapphira. Jesus told the Twelve not to fear those who could only kill the body but to fear Him who kills twice. David specifically prayed this double judgment for a traitor in Psalm 55:15, “Let death seize them. Let them go down alive into hell, for wickedness is in their dwellings and among them!” David prayed death and then hell! God answered in 2 Samuel 17:23.