By Apostle Tonya
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Psalms 24:7-8
Over the years, I have often pondered on the King of Glory choosing to rest His glory on His Disciple, Apostle Peter wherefore the shadow of him would be used to heal. Acts 5:15-16.
During a long season of sitting at thy Lord Jesus’ Feet, He was most faithful to answer me and give revelation on how Peter’s shadow was used to perform the great miracles recorded in the Scriptures. I marveled as the Holy Spirit in His lovingkindness revealed the secret to me: Peter had acquired a pure heart and thereby his shadow could host the glory of the Lord to heal.
The suffering the Apostle endured after the Ascension of our Blessed Lord Jesus must have produced a purity of soul. For it is a refined vessel who walks with Adonai, the Consuming Fire.
Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. Psalms 24:3-4
In the Book of John, Chapter 14, verse 12, the Blessed Master says: He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. This is what the Apostle Peter demonstrated in his walk during his Earthly ministry of miracles, signs, wonders and intercession. As you remember, when Peter was visiting Lydda after praying for Aeneas, a most beloved woman who gave alms named Dorcas (Tabitha) died from an unknown sickness. Peter was summoned to leave Lydda for Joppa to pray for the deceased woman whose body had already been washed. There was knowledge of the fire and glory of thy Lord God that rested on Peter in Joppa. The Bible records that the Apostle Peter was a man of prayer. I gather the women who wept for Dorcas after her death also prayed for her to recover from this sickness. In His faithfulness, the Blessed One would use His son, Peter’s intercession to be glorified in her resurrection.
The dimension of prayer that the Holy Spirit opened for Peter was the glory realm. Apostle Peter had dominion and authority to command Dorcas’ spirit and life to return back into her body. This resurrection power of the Lord Jesus most marvelously resurrected Tabitha from the dead. Surely it was our Great Architect and Father seated on His Throne which spoke through His vessel, Peter, “Tabitha, Arise!” Amen.
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