[anzac] CLEANSING MY MOUTH! - Wilkerson

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From: "REVIVAL List" <prophetic@...>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:20:44 +1300
by David Wilkerson 

Recently, I met a minister I´ve known for a number of years. Every
time I had encountered him in the past, I had said to my wife
afterward, "That man is so shallow. Such a boastful show-off. I
don´t know how God could ever bless him." Then I met this same
man after the Holy Ghost had dealt with me about judging others.
This time, the Spirit told me, "Love him. Be quiet and listen to him.
Then pray with him."

I obeyed. I loved the man, listened to him talk, and afterward took
his hand and prayed. As soon as we parted ways, a strange thing
happened to me: I was stricken with grief. A terror swept over me-
the terror of what I´d done to this man over the years. I saw the
exceeding sinfulness of my defiling sin.

David exhorts, "Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation
of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength,
and my redeemer" (Psalm 19:14). The apostle Paul adds this
perspective: "Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and
clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all
malice: and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving
one another, even as God for Christ´s sake hath forgiven you"
(Ephesians 4:31-32).

"Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but
that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister
grace unto the hearers. And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God" (4: 29-30).

Dear saint, not a person reading this message is too holy to
heed it and make a change. For my part, I feel God´s grief over
all the ways I´ve misjudged people through the years, whether
knowingly or unknowingly. I urge you to cry out as my heart does:

"Oh, Lord, why wasn´t I ready to hear this sooner? Why haven´t
I dealt with this before now? I want to proclaim Your gospel,
declare Your generation. Please, Jesus, forgive me. Cleanse
my defiled mouth, my defiled ears, my defiled eyes. And give
me a renewed heart. I want nothing to hinder my life from being
a full manifestation of who You are."

May the Lord hear our cry and move quickly to remake us. He
will give us strength to put away all evil speaking, evil listening
and mental judging. Then we´ll be better able to prolong the
days of our Lord.