Only see Jesus

September 18th, 2006

Last night at our prayer meeting at church one of the guys mentioned that he had been reading about the old time preachers. He talked about Wigglesworth, Wesley, Finney and Spurgeon and spoke about how bold they were in reaching people for Christ.

This prompted me to dig out one of my old books I read years ago titled, “Wigglesworth: A man who walked with God” by George Stormont. I remember as I read through it that Wigglesworth inspired me with his efforts. His love and passion for Jesus really spoke to me.

I thought I would have a quick read through the book again. I opened it and on the first page the writer related a story of Wigglesworth which he said summed the man up perfectly…

When Wigglesworth stayed in our home once, he came down early one morning and told me, “God spoke to me on your bed”.

“What did he say?”, I asked.

“He said, Wigglesworth, I am going to burn you all up, until there is no more Wigglesworth, only Jesus”.

Standing at the foot of our stairs, he raised his hands to heaven, and with tears running down his cheeks, he cried, “O God, come and do it! I don’t want them to see me anymore – only Jesus!”

I don’t know about you, but my prayer for today is the same as Wigglesworth’s all those years ago. “O God, come and do it! I don’t want them to see me anymore – only Jesus!”