Passionate about reaching people with the Gospel,
Jason Moore since age 16 he has been involved in mission work and discipleship
among the former Soviet-bloc countries in eastern Europe, Asia, South America
as well as in the United States.
He did his internship living for 7 years in the Ukraine,
helping plant 5 churches that continue to thrive today under trained national leaders.
A graduate with a Bachelor of Biblical studies from Maryland Bible College and Seminary,
he leads the Pastoral Care Team of Greater Grace World Outreach in Baltimore, Maryland.
Together with his wife, Leah, and their son, they help disciple people
to discover the riches of God’s grace.
Jason is also an inspiring regular contributor (LifeWriter) here at LifeLetter Café
and is today’s featured contributor to “Find It Only Here On Friday.”
His Café exclusive “A Glimpse” can be found below . . BUT FIRST . .
the Café thought you just might want to know how an Encouragement Leader like Jason Moore
has himself been encouraged in his own faith recently.
In his own words…
We tend not to think in moments,
we tend to skip over details and think in long stretches, or general concepts.
But as we “process the moments” small but important things happen;
we breathe, take a step, say a word, and “actually” enter a thought.
It can be like hinges on a door, they are small but great weight hangs on them and moves on them.
God wants to slow us down and bring us back to these treasured increments.
I have been really encouraged by living in the moment with God.
Often I can be “event driven” or live in “future plan” expectation.
Ultimately we can miss the moment. To rest and BE with God and delight in worship now
unlocks what God is doing in the moment.
To seek him and concentrate on Him – and ask “Lord what is on your heart for NOW?” . .
if I am being obedient in the moment NOW, God will lead me in His perfect plan.
This has caused me to slow down and discover God NOW, and delight in Him.
This has really refreshed me Act 3:19.
Today’s Find It Only Here On Friday
“A Glimpse …”
by Jason Moore
A glimpse has the potential
to change our outlook . . forever
Imagine if we could see into another reality and that reality profoundly changes our present.
Imagine this …
There was a hushed silence that came over the whole multitude, “What are they looking at?” whispered an on-looker. With a celebratory countenance the heavenly Host pointed and said “come and see.” Peering over the shoulder of God’s cherub, it was clear what had caught Heaven’s attention – a redemptive moment where Jesus’ glory was expressed to a sinner who gladly accepted it.
The spectrum of colors awe inspiring, the music unlike anything earthly, perfect peace on every side as a strong habitation. YAHWEH standing in the midst, His countenance as the sun in all of its strength. His eyes a flame of fire with a golden diadem on His head. A purple sash covering Him and on it the written: “The Word of God.” His brilliance hides all the sinner’s depravity and showcases Jesus’ perfect righteousness.
What a display to the most undeserving candidate!
This is a glimpse of the Glory of Grace.
Another glimpse …
Choking on the sulphuric stench, spewing ash and molten lava ignited spontaneously and burned every surface. Piercing screams and cries of the imprisoned unbeliever chained to demons who enjoy the relentless torture. Apollyon barks and his servants obey his ruthless commands in perfect submissive unity.
Then suddenly all completely black, as though all equilibrium is lost. The sense of falling comes as though entering a black hole. The overwhelming presence of guilt, shame, and fear seems to be suffocating. A slide show of faces and words play back life, as though it was on a home video. Each incidence seems to mock and infuse regret. Emotional and physical pain is felt and impossible to articulate this Christ-less eternity.
Time stands still.
This is a glimpse of Hell.
Imagine this …
Quietly entering the building under the cover of night, the concrete building has a familiar musty smell. Entering the apartment and glancing around the room there are many faces, brothers and sisters with fervent hearts with one purpose — to hear the Word. Packed into this small apartment the air is warm and stifling, most sit on the floor.
The fellowship is full of joy and thanksgiving. Many worked all day and are physically tired, but the heavenly anointing quickened us all. The music begins with a hush, eyes closed and hands raised. God is moving heart to heart and strength is administered by the Great Physician. The sound is angelic as hearts reach for God in worship.
Now silence and prayer begins, thankfulness and faith drip from their lips with tears of joy — God is here. The Bible opens, focus is heightened and pens scribble down eternal words that touch their hearts.
Time stands still as heaven comes down. Four hours seem as a moment.
This is an illegal meeting, as far as their government is concerned, but to these believers missing it is not an option. These are vessels fit for the Master’s use.
This is a glimpse of the underground church.
Catch a glimpse of these heavenly realities; you won’t be the same.
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