Out of much tribulation I bring forth a people for the glory of My Name. I am shaping you in the furnace of affliction that I may set a seal upon you and display in you My own identity. I desire that you be one with Me in all I have purposed, and as I move in the earth today to redeem the lost and deliver the captives, you are moving with Me whenever your soul and spirit are yielded to Me as an open channel of prayer in the Spirit.
My heart is grieved when those who profess to be My children neglect their intercessory prayer life. They do despite to the spirit of grace by thus neglecting their responsibility toward others. Can a man love God while ignoring the need of his brother? Truly, I say to you, if you confess your love to Me, I test that profession by the degree of genuine concern you exhibit toward others. “If a man love God, let him love his brother also,” states the Scripture.
Let your compassion be measured by no lesser standard that the love of Christ for your own soul. Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the hypocrite, you shall not enter in, even as he shall not enter in.
1 John 4:19-21