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In Job 40:4, Job finally realised that he is of but small account in God’s

If you would like to come into a

scheme of things and stopped complaining: I am unworthy – how can

covenant relationship with God

I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth.

today, just say this simple prayer:

This prompted him to seek God’s forgiveness and then intercede for his

Dear God, please

friends. Winter stopped soon after.

forgive me of all my sins. Thank

Essentially, there are five things that occur when winter ends:

you for dying on

1. Job forgave those who had hurt him, he quit holding grudges and

the cross for me.

blessed them

Please come into

2. Job praised God

my life to be my Lord and Saviour. In

3. Job received a double portion – God made him prosperous again,

Jesus’ name, Amen.

giving him twice as much as he had before: these blessings include his seven sons and three daughters from God

If you have just said this prayer,

4. Job’s relationships were restored

please tell a Christian friend or call

5. Job received fresh revelation of God.

us at 6468 4444. We would love to meet with you.

The last sign was particularly poignant. Job now not only knew cognitively, he also had revelation of God. He said in Job 42:5: My ears have heard of you but now my eyes have seen you. Winter season brings new revelation.

Job’s new revelation Perhaps the best illustration of the depth of Job’s revelation is seen in the names Job gave his daughters. In the Hebrew language, • Jemima: ‘dove’. However, there is also an alternate translation that means ‘day’. Hence every time he spoke her name, he was reminded that night was over and day had come • Kezia: ‘cassia’. It is the chief ingredient of perfume or anointing oil. The significance of her name? Every time Job called her, he was asking the presence of God to come • Keren-Happuch: ‘black eye shadow’. It is symbolic of fresh revelation – eye shadow accentuates the eyes.

Remember this: God allows you into a winter experience because He knows there is fruitfulness on the other side. And, winter season brings special revelation, which God wants to open your eyes and heart to.

Rev. Alton Garrison is the assistant General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, USA and the Executive Director of the Division of Church Ministries and Discipleship. He has served as Executive Director of U.S. Missions, overseeing missionaries and chaplains across the United States and around the world. Were you blessed by this article? Tell us about it! SMS “Trinity <space>your comments” to 79777 or email testimonies @trinity.org.sg

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