In Jesus's challenge to the people of the temple at the end of John 5, He stated that there was one who testified on His behalf. The miraculous signs and wonders showed that He had access to God's blessing, and now, in validation, that blessing begins to pour fourth in overwhelming abundance...
Coming to know just an appreciation of the heights and depths of God's love and expression through His Word, the things of Moses that talk about Jesus. Overwhelming. All glory to God!
It is not unusual for preachers and pastors of the gospel to come under persistent spiritual attack. How it is dealt with is imperative to ministerial success. Continuing the journey through the Book of John, and looking at the two reasons the Pharisees and authorities in Jerusalem began to plan to execute Jesus.
Receiving from Jesus is about faith and willingness. Asking for more than we need is just greed. In these two examples we see the grace of God in action, and the necessary desire to acknowledge Him for what he has done.
Michael Robert Jackson was baptised in the name of Jesus in 2012, after a forty year walk in the wilderness, ten years after he first came to Christ. He is the least of God's children.