What an amazing journey the LORD has taken me for the past six years with Archippus Awakening.
The Archippus Awakening message has been instrumental in preparing me as I leapt out of the wilderness, leaning on my Lord.
I am almost anonymous but known by God and hence He has assignments for me. This is especially encouraging for me since I had to battle an identity crisis that came with a resignation after being a teacher for almost 20 years. I realised I had attached my identity to my position as a teacher rather than my position as a child of God.
I learn that I must be aware of the signs of the times but cannot remain apathetic. I have since met so many Archippuses who inspire me by their heart to understand the times in order to be watchmen for God and do what must be done. My sense of urgency has increased and I pray God will help me to remain faithful to do as He has assigned.
One of my biggest lessons is discern between kingdom assignments and Christian activities. I know what it means to burn out... in fact as I’m writing this, my heart is filled with thanksgivings towards God for His mercy to stop me on my track of being busy with activities and not kingdom assignments. To discern, we must stay connected to the One who assigns. When we are postured to do His will, He will surely tell us.
I want to be anything but aimless. I want to live for Jesus. I want to be doing what He has asked me to do.
And say to Archippus, “Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.” Colossians 4:17
Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son, that Your Son also may glorify You, as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as You have given Him. And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. And now, O Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.” John 17:1-5