Have you ever been in a service at church, when the entire place was filled with the presence of God? Where you looked around and all you see was a radiant glow on the faces of all. There are times when God blesses His people to experience what can only be described as radiance:
Christ’s love makes the church whole. His words evoke her beauty. Everything he does and says is designed to bring the best out of her, dressing her in dazzling white silk, radiant with holiness Ephesians 5:26 IMSG)
When the presence of the Lord visits His people and showers down His love and grace, it is as if the entire place is robed in "dazzling white silk" and draped with the radiance of "holiness".The love, the joy, the peace, the feeling of brotherhood envelops all that are present. Every now and again glimpses of this appear in our midst. Such was the case during the HeartLife Ministry annual "Marriage Getaway". One hundred couples shared in a week-end where they experienced a glimpse of the radiance of our God. Worship, praises, testimonies, laughter and love affected everyone in the room. New mercies brought strength and healing to marriages. A greater understanding of the individual needs of men and women and the unifying experience that can come from inviting a third-cord into their two.
There’s an afterglow that remains when