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God is not finished with you, He has folded the Napkin!

Updated on July 23, 2013

Revelation from God that He is not finished with you and me, this is giving us Hope.

I can remember so clearly that the Lord took me and it felt as if He had put me into a cocoon (folded His strong hands around me), Hands of love, comfort and protection.

I felt secure in Him and it was as if God protected me from the entire World’s ugliness’. I would often move to the left or right just to feel His strong Hands. I could actually feel Him in my Spirit and even as I become unsure of myself, He always let me feel Him.

As I grew spiritually the Lord started to open His hands a little at a time and I would panic as soon as I did not feel Him, He would always be there for me, and again let me feel His Presence, in His love and protection.

Then one day the Lord took away his hands completely.

It felt as if I had died there and then. I thought that I had sinned against God and that His Spirit has left me. I panicked and ran around trying to find God and it seemed as if He said to me that I am grown now and that I must live in faith.

He is still with me and nothing has changed, but I do not need to be comforted in the way I used to be. I am not a baby any more but I can do now things for myself in the spirit.

As I get more faith and I grow spiritually, the more I believe and I know that God is real and He answers all my prayers, even when I do not feel Him, I know that He is there.

Ask the Holy Spirit to help you to implement what you read and let the Word teach you what is acceptable to God. You must change as the Word states to form you.

In the beginning it will not make much sense but as you grow in the Spirit, the Bible will start to make more sense and you will be victorious. Yeshua is not finished with you.

Yeshua left us remarkable evidence that He is not finished with you and me - by folding up His face linen in His tomb.

Why did Yeshua leave His linen burial cloth folded in the tomb after His resurrection?

The Gospel of (John 20:7) tells us that the napkin, which was placed over the face of Yeshua, was not just thrown aside like the other linen cloths.

John 20:7: But the burial napkin (kerchief) which had been around Yeshua' head, was not lying with the other linen cloths, but was [still] rolled up (wrapped round and round) in a place by itself. (AMP)

The Bible makes sure that we know that the napkin was neatly folded or rolled and was placed at the head of the slab where Yeshua body laid.

Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. She ran and found Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Yeshua loved. She said, "they have taken the Lord's body out of the tomb".

Peter and the other disciple ran to the tomb to see. Another disciple outran Peter and got there first. He stopped and looked in and saw the linen cloth lying there, but he didn't go in.

Then Simon Peter arrived and went inside.

He also noticed the linen wrappings lying there, while the cloth that had covered Yeshua’ head was folded up and lying to the side.

Is that important?


Is it really significant?


In order to understand the significance of the folded napkin, you have to understand a little bit about the Hebrew traditions of that day.

The folded napkin had to do with the Master and Servant, and every Jewish boy knew this tradition. When the servant set the dinner table for the master, he made sure that it was exactly the way the master wanted it. The table was furnished perfectly, and then the servant would wait, just out of sight, until the master had finished eating, and the servant would not dare touch that table until the master was finished.

When the master was done eating, he would rise from the table wipe his fingers and mouth with that napkin and toss it on to the table.

The servant would then know to clear the table. For in those days, the crumpled napkin meant, I’m done. But if the master got up from the table, and folded his napkin, and laid it beside his plate, the servant knew that the folded napkin meant, I’m not finished yet. The folded napkin meant, "I’m coming back"!

I have not left you on your own but I have left you a sign to show you are not alone; I am still busy with you.

Praise God.

By doing this, Yeshua told us that He is not finished having fellowship with us.

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