“After The Mountaintop” by Kirk Hunt
And it came to pass, that on the next day, when they were come down from the hill, much people met him. (Luke 9:37 KJV)
Luke 9:37 KJV
Please read Luke 9: 28 – 37
I am in favor of mountain top experiences. Above the timberline you can see breathtaking vistas. In the thin air at the top, you can better see God’s visions and His glory. It is all good up there.
Peter, James and John witnessed Jesus’ transfiguration with wonder and awe. It is no surprise they wanted to stay on the mountain. Still, Jesus’ purpose, and theirs, was someplace else.
The moment of glory and ascendance was important. The ministry of the Disciples changed the world as we know it. But their ministries happened away from the mountain.
As much as we need mountain tops, our work is in the plains and valleys. Jesus stepped down from His glorious transfiguration and stepped into a sea of humanity. Off the mountain, He ministered to the hearts and minds of people.
Climb up and see His glory. Enjoy your episode on the mountain top. Just remember, your purpose is on the plains and in the valleys.
Think: I climb the mountain so I can minister when I climb down..
Pray: “Lord, help me to experience You in all Your glory, so I can serve and minister.”
Copyright © September 2011, Kirk Hunt