No Drugs But Jesus

How to Wait on God: Lesson 2

Tuesday morning, me and several teachers, stood in the busy locker area, laughing and talking, as we ensured students got to class. Suddenly, another teacher walked from the back and exclaimed, “Drugs! I need drugs. Does anyone have drugs?”

We all laughed.

But then I said, “I don’t have any drugs but I got Jesus! What’s wrong? “

She told me her back was in pain. Today she was doing a lab with her students and would need to bend over throughout the day to help the students. Her back pain made this prohibitive.

Right there, in a public school (where people falsely claim God has been removed), while students walked by on their way to class, and teachers stood five feet away laughing, I commanded all pain to go. After praying twice, her pain was at a minimal.

I checked on her the next day and she reported her pain was gone and she was able to get through yesterday with no problems! (She also suggested, I quit my job and set up a healing tent. She thought I could make more money.)

After praying for my friend, I went to my classroom and the Lord revealed lesson 2 on how of “How to Wait on God”:

“Melissa, do you see how satisfied you feel because you were able to help your friend? This is how I want you to always feel as you wait. The Kingdom Of God is Now. The Spirit Of God is upon you even in the wait. Therefore as you wait, feed the poor, heal the broken-hearted and the broken-bodied, preach the gospel, open blind eyes, proclaim freedom to those who are held hostage, and set free those who are oppressed. That is how you are renewed in the wait, my Daughter.”

Too often, waiting on God almost becomes a spiritual paralysis.
How can I pray for the sick if I’m waiting to be healed?
How can I feed the poor when I’m waiting to be fed?
How can I preach the Gospel while I’m waiting for my ministry to be launched?
How can I mentor a young mom, when I’m waiting for my child to come home?
And so we render ourselves “closed for construction” while we wait. But our sign should read, “Under Construction But Still Open For Business.”

Think about this:
David defeated Goliath while he waited to be King.
Joseph interpreted dreams while he waited to rule.
Abraham prospered while he waited to be a Father.
Paul wrote two-thirds of the Gospel while he waited in prison.

The Kingdom Of God is Now! It is a reality in our lives at this moment, in the middle of our wait, even in the middle of our mess!

Once again, God is calling us to take our eyes off our destinations and see those who are hurting around us. We are His hands and His feet.

Don’t waste you wait! Have fun while you wait.

““The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed;”
‭‭Luke‬ ‭4:18‬ ‭NKJV‬‬