An Evening Celebrating “The Coming King!” at Rise Church w/ Ricky Jackson and Aaron Redfield

Written by gregdenham on October 3rd, 2019

Savoring the incredible celebration of “The 2nd Coming of the King” (On “The Feast Of Trumpets!”) with our dear friend Ricky Jackson and the legend on drums Aaron Redfield!!

Some big ideas from the evening …

In the framework of the new beginning under the leadership of Nehemiah in Jerusalem: “The Feast of Trumpets” speaks of the successful coming out of the influence of BABYLON that is symbolic of all that opposes God! The reality is we’re all called to be in type that kind of remnant in our generation – a generation identified by some as- “digital Babylon!”. So, let us AWAKEN in the declaration that we’re not “Babylonians” but followers of the KING of Jerusalem who came after US and made us SAINTS (set us apart!) and who is coming again! And that the period between Trumpets and Atonement (known as the “days of awe”) be a time to open our hearts to the Spirit of God to search our lives and remove afresh any hindrance to intimacy with God (in the spirit of Paul’s instruction “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified.”) And like on Trumpets, in Jerusalem years ago when the community came together as “One Man” (Neh. 8) – as followers of Jesus we commit to God’s Peace Plan in Christ who created “…in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace ..”

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