Time Of Visitation

A Time of Visitation

Luke 19:41-44
v41 – Jerusalem
v42 – “Things that make for peace” – Repentance, Righteousness and Jesus
“They are hidden from your eyes” – it speak of people shutting their eyes concerning the things which make peace in their lives.  Spiritual things are not the priority…
– The “At One Time” syndrome takes over – this is all the things you used to do…..
-Make a decision that no one or nothing will hinder you  from being on fire for Jesus Christ…….
v43-44 – 70 years later, General Titus and the Romans build a wall around Jerusalem and defeat the Jewish people
v44 – Jesus was in their midst—they missed Him
2 Statements
1. THE LORD IS VISITING EARTH RIGHT NOW – ACTS 2:17-21
a. nothing can stop it
b. signs reveal Jesus is coming back soon and it is the time of visitation
2. WE CAN MISS THE TIME OF VISITATION – LUKE 19:41-44
a.) everyone is visited by the Holy Spirit and His presence
b.) recognize this an receive it – only believe….
c.) Revelation 3:20
                          Kinds of Visitations
1.  A VISITATION OF RAIN – Zechariah 10:1-4
– We need spiritual rain
              1. Ask for Rain – Zechariah 10:1
– This is crying out to the Lord for renewal and redemption
– Psalm 77:1-2…34:17/18:6
2. You Can See Where it Has Been Raining
– Where it rains the gras sis green, flowers bloom and plants grow
– You can see where it has not been raining
***When it rains – Zech 10:1-4 – you allow nothing to rule you but Jesus
v2 – idols or teraphim – these were small idols that the Israelites carried with or on them
The Jewish people prayed to them and thought they would do something for them…
– Only let Jesus rule you
2. A VISITATION OF HEALING – LUKE 7:11-17
V11 – NAIN –  means beautiful or lovely
v12 – Dead man – died of a sickness and was unsaved
v13 – Compassion – means to be moved in the depths of your heart
v14 – Touched – represents healing and redemption
v15 – Spread this good news
3. A VISITATION OF REDEMPTION – 1 Peter 2:11-12
– Unbelievers observe believers
v11 – believers have settled among the unbelievers to be a witness to them to see them saved
v12 – excellent behavior brings the visitation of redemption to people