What is A Righteous Mans Reward?

Righteous Mans Reward

Do you know that the reward of a righteous man is greater, more powerful, and quicker than the reward of a prophet?

We know how to receive a prophet but do we know how to receive a righteous man?

Matthew 10:41
He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward.

Prophets – speakers
Righteous/Wise Men – doers

A prophets reward is the result of obeying their message.
A righteous mans reward is the result of following their actions.

You can receive Jesus as a Prophet and get a benefit (Ghandi), but if you don’t see Him as Righteous King and Lord you don’t receive His righteousness.

When you receive someone who comes from the Lord, you are receiving the Lord.

Everyone is equal in the Lord, those that are sent, and those that receive who’s sent. We all get the same reward. We are all on the same team.

Matthew 10:40-42
“He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me. He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward. And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.” (Matthew 10:40-42)

When we begin to value being and following doers of the Word just as much as we love to hear and follow the speakers of the Word, the fullness of righteousness will return to the Body of Christ… And God will be able to move quickly, powerfully and effectively.

2 Chronicles 16
9 For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him

2 Chronicles 7
14 if my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

God is Calling Prophetic Voices to Graduate into Wisdom

1 Corinthians 10:12
Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.

Let he that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall… God will test your pride and sense of self-importance.

When God calls us to graduate into a higher level of maturity and obedience, and we resist Him and hold onto our pride, we will soon be left behind His perfect will.

In this season God is calling many prophetic voices into higher levels of maturity, accountability, responsibility, wisdom and fruitfulness. I don’t claim to be a prophet, but we all are called to speak for God (1 Peter 4). God has been instructing me on stepping up my levels of discipline, discretion, and wisdom. We have been teaching along these lines in our ministry, and I have noticed a lot of shifting in the past couple of months in the Body of Christ.

If we keep following our emotions, what will happen when God no longer inspires our emotions? What if He starts requiring us to just obey His wisdom with no feelings, no goosebumps? Will we try to manufacture our own convictions? Or will we graduate and seek His wisdom?

Prophetic people need to realize that God also requires wisdom at a certain point. We can be the greatest teachers in the world, or the most accurate prophets in the world, but 1 Corinthians 13 says that we know partially and we prophesy partially.

No one is complete by themselves in terms of the Body of Christ. Sometimes, God will give the revelation to one person, the interpretation to a completely different person, and then He’ll give the application to a another different person! Our Father in heaven will ensure that His children work together and walk in humility.

When we have LOVE, we can walk in HUMILITY and actually DO God’s will with others. Rejecting the wisdom of God will cause us great loss.

Jeremiah 15:19
Therefore thus saith the Lord, If thou return, then will I bring thee again, and thou shalt stand before me: and if thou take forth the precious from the vile, thou shalt be as my mouth: let them return unto thee; but return not thou unto them.

Watch, and Pray, and CHANGE

If you are watching and praying, and paying attention to the news… especially to Israel (God’s prophetic calender)… then you know that God is ACCELERATING a lot of things spiritually. Make sure you watch and pray on a deeper level. Recommit your life to Jesus Christ.

But also, make sure that you are on the GOOD SIDE of the immutable laws of sowing and reaping. Change what you actually DO, amend your ways, and bring God the FRUITS of repentance. TODAY!

Daniel 4
27 Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquility.

Luke 9
8 And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
9 And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, for so much as he also is a son of Abraham.

The Fire, The Wind, and The Rain: Holy Ghost on YOU!

The Fire, The Wind, and The Rain of the Holy Ghost on YOU!

What did God do at The Call? He did a whole lot… it won’t be until we get to heaven till we find out the full impact of what happened.

Many times supernatural miracles will be visible, but there is always a spiritual application as well. As a matter of fact, the spiritual component is often much more important. I’m so excited about what is soon to come, because spiritual violence always works. If we all continue to do the things that God dropped on our hearts at The Call, our cities will be transformed very soon – with the Fire, the Wind, and the Rain of God.

The Fire of God Fell:

– one men’s bible study I know decided to do a 3 day fast every month hereafter.

– one guy I know in another city decided to do a corporate fasting and prayer event.

– one group I know decided to do a 24 hour prayer meeting several times a year

That’s fire! That’s the fire of the Holy Spirit giving people a passion to seek God first. God’s fire is consuming His people.

14 Wherefore thus saith the LORD God of hosts, Because ye speak this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them. Jeremiah 5

Winds of the Holy Ghost are blowing:

– I know people that were called to move geographically.

– I have a friend who is starting a tri-city bible study.

– Many people are moving their ministries to the next level, or to a new place.

The wind of the Holy Spirit is blowing, and He is sending people into the place that He has called them! Lot’s of God’s people are making moves and changing.

8 The wind bloweth where it listeth , and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh , and whither it goeth : so is every one that is born of the Spirit.  John 3

The Rain of the Holy Spirit:

– The rain of God dropped on everyone present. Everybody that I know was there had a noticeable refreshing of God.

– Many people were encouraged to step deeper into ministering with their gifts, and their vision was refreshed.

– I heard a testimony of one person who’s whole household was saved the day after the Call. He wasn’t even there. He’s a secular rapper and he just decided to call on Jesus and get saved.

19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted , that your sins may be blotted out , when the times of refreshing shall come *from the presence of the Lord;  Acts 3

Rain Brings Corn, Wine, and Oil

23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month. 24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the fats shall overflow with wine and oil. Joel 2

The Rain of God represents the vision, and the words that He drops on your heart. When you recieve it, it leads to growth of corn (sometimes called wheat), wine, and oil in your life. The Corn represents the teaching and instruction that comes from the Holy Spirit. The Wine represents the joy and confidence that comes to your emotions when you meditate and process the instruction from God. The Oil represents the boldness and power to accomplish what God has shown you.

14 That I will give you the rain of your land in his due season, the first rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy corn, and thy wine, and thine oil. Deuteronomy 11

Let’s keep it moving for the King! May God continue to send Fire, send Wind, and send the rain of His Spirit.

– Read Killing Idols For REVIVAL – the book that equips you for the FIRE of God – the Spirit of Elijah that is needed to prepare a generation for the 2nd Coming.