• Grethe

New Wine

For a few days now I have had the words" it's a new and living way, walk ye in it" running around in my head. I hadn't thought too much about it until I spoke to my son who is in hospital recovering from a bad motor bike accident this morning. He said to me "you know mum, when this is over (COVID-19) life is never going to be the same. There will be a new way of doing life in so many ways." I think he spoke prophetically without knowing it.


God said at the beginning of the year "Behold I will do a new thing", that confirms to me that after COVID-19 life is not going to go back to the way it was. "Behold I will do a new thing, will you not be aware of it".


A new thing!!! New wine!!! There is a new and living way walk ye in it!!! all this is running around in my spirit. What are you saying Lord???


This self isolation and social distancing is giving us more time. I am enjoying having extra time to spend with the Holy Spirit. This Epidemic has cut right across our "busyness" etc. I believe it is because God is wanting to prepare us for the New Wine, for the new and living way post COCID-19.


I do not know what this New Wine or new and living way looks like, but I do know that I want to be part of it, how about you? Are you prepared to step out of the old and comfortable into the new, even if it is uncomfortable?????


The Bible says in Matthew 9:17 NLT Neither do people pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst from the pressure, spilling the wine and ruining the skins. New wine is stored in new wineskins so that both are preserved.


Isaiah 30:21 NIV Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying,"This is the way; walk in it."


I decided to look up it's a new and living way etc and I discovered it is actually an old hymn (author unknown)

It's a new and living way walk ye in it,

It's a new and living way God has planned

It's a new and living way I am walking day by day

I am guided and led by His right hand.


This is just my Sunday afternoon musings, I would love to hear your thoughts.







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