All Things Will Be Added Unto You
“Seek ye first the kingdom of heaven and His righteousness and all these things will be added on to you.” (Matt. 6:33)
Early Sunday morning, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene, along with two other women, made their way to the tomb. Thinking He was dead, they were coming to anoint the body of Jesus and minister to Him one last time. As they made their way, they were concerned about the two-thousand pound stone that had been placed at the mouth of the tomb to prevent anyone from removing the body of Jesus.
That morning, Mary’s faith was less than perfect. Hadn’t Jesus told her and the rest of His disciples that the Son of Man must be crucified, buried and on the third day rise again? Had she believed His sayings fully, she would not be looking for Him among the dead. She would know He was risen. She would not be worrying about the stone.
Mary was wrong in her head, but yet so right in her heart. She was wrong doctrinally, but she was right devotionally. Her faith was less than perfect, but her love was stronger than ever. Even though she thought He was dead, she was still seeking Him, still serving Him, still longing to be with Him!
What about the two-thousand pound obstacle before the tomb? An amazing thing happened! Upon arrival at the grave, she found the thing she was worried about had been taken care of. The stone was rolled away and the tomb empty.
Now, the stone was not removed to let Jesus out, but to let Mary in! Jesus did not need help getting out; Mary needed help getting in. He did it for Mary.
What’s the lesson? When our hearts are right toward Him, when we seek Him first because we love Him, when we seek Him out of gratitude for what He has already done, He takes care of the two-thousand pound obstacle in our life! He removes the stone for us. He adds on the blessings effortlessly.
Child of God, your part is to receive His gift of righteousness and to make loving Jesus with all your heart your priority. When you do so, there will be no need to worry about any of your needs. He will take care of them for you.
Thank you for this powerful word!
Isn’t it amazing that all the things that we worry about, He has already taken them away!! May the Lord help me remember that always …that the stone has been rolled away and receive His gift of righteousness. Thank you Bishop for teaching the word.
my God !!!! it’s so deep ! these, adding something great in my heart and i thank you Bishop!
ALL just for me!!! thank Jesus!
That’s a word for me Bishop thanks.
I’m blessed by this!!!
No need to worry anymore………………….yes in deed He has carried away all our worries.
God bless you Bishop.
Precious H.N. Jackson
” Even though she thought He was dead, she was still seeking Him, still serving Him, still longing to be with Him!” This aspect of the article touched my heart when I thought about how important it is to be attached to God so as to discover his mystery that unfolds our miracle.
Thanks for being a blessing!
Thanks Bishop,, I thank the Holy Spirit for giving me the knowledge to know that God had it planned long ago for me , and that that stone was rolled away long before I got to realize it. May you continue to teach us about these things that we have read but had no understanding of. Thank God for you!!!!
Thank you Jesus for doing it all for me..
This is an awesome revelation. The stone. I pray for God to remove my stone! Thks Papa for this one.