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Tony and Marge abram
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Feet of Jesus.

Luke 24:39 Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.
Luke 24:40 And when he had thus spoken, he shewed them his hands and his feet. .

There is a place we can come to and not be turned away. I believe that wonderful place is found at the feet of Jesus. From to Old to the New Testament we find wonderful descriptions of events taking place at His feet. What is so wonderful is to remember we can always draw near to the Lord! (John 6:37 KJV) All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.

Let us look at several of these occurrences found at His feet in the Word.

I. His feet bring comfort to His followers.
They found it to be a place of comfort when they saw His feet.
 
A. Fear has to leave!
  B. Fear cannot operate where there is faith and faith cannot operate where there is fear. When we see Jesus, we see the giver of faith.

II. The feet of Jesus can be a place of Peace.
Luke 8:35 Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
  A. This man who was tormented day and night found peace at the feet of Jesus.
  B. Over the years, it has been our joy, in many lands to lead thousands in our mass crusades, to the foot of the cross, to the feet of Jesus and see God giving them peace.

III. His feet is a place of Mercy and Forgiveness.
Luke 7:38 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
  A. Though multitudes have come there is yet room for all who will come. There is mercy and grace.
  B. Years ago, I heard of a mother pleading mercy for her guilty son. The General said he did not deserve mercy. She said “General if he deserved it, it would not be mercy.
    1. We do not deserve His Mercy. He freely gives it to us and saves us by His Grace.

IV. His feet are a portrait of a place of Hope.
Mark 7:25 For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of him, and came and fell at his feet:
  A. This mother found hope for her daughter at the feet of Jesus.
  B. Hopeless is the worst of all human emotions.
  C. You can find home today at His feet.

V. Coming to the feet of Jesus is coming to a place of power.
 
A. I remember preaching on a wagon in Africa where hundreds of Africans, in a single service, came to the Living Christ and found help in time of need.
Matt 15:30 And great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus' feet; and he healed them: Matt 15:31 Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see: and they glorified the God of Israel. .

VI. We see that the feet of Jesus are also a place of suffering.
Ps 22:16 For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.
  A. Pastor Allen in Ohio, had a vision or dream of Jesus after having a heart attack and a split in his church. The only thing he asked the Lord when he saw him was why Jesus was wearing sandals? He heard Jesus say" I have come a long way for you and the road has not been easy"

VII. We find that the feet of Jesus are a place of learning.
 
A. The perfect place of leaning is at the feet of Jesus.
Luke 10:39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. .
  B. Matt. 11:28 Come unto Me and I will give you rest...Learn of Me…

VIII. The feet of Jesus is a place of Resurrection Power. Where our prayer requests can be made!
John 11:32 Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
Mark 5:22 And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet,
  A. Jairus, Mary and Martha found the Jesus is the resurrection and the life.
(2 Cor 5:17 KJV) Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

IX. The feet of Jesus is the true place of Worship.
Matt 28:9 And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him. .
  A. It is not the building, it is at the altar of the heart, and this is where we can find the feet of Jesus and worship in spirit and truth.

X. We also find the feet of Jesus is a place of giving thanks.
Luke 17: 16 And fell down on his face at His feet, giving Him thanks: and he was a Samaritan.
  A. Place where all can come. (Acts 10:34 KJV) Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
  B. God does want to hear our appreciation.

XI. He alone is worthy, see what John the Baptist said:
Acts 13:25 And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.

XII. We have Victory at His feet because everything is under his feet.
1 Cor 15:25 For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. .
1 Cor 15:27 For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith, all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him. .
Eph 1:22 And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, .
Heb 2:8 Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him. .

A. We are sitting with Him in heavenly places. This is where our position of strength and power is located. This is why the Bible tells us to give “no place to the devil!” Our place is sitting with Him in heavenly places.

XIII. What a day that will be when we all shall gather at His feet and we shall see Him and be like Him!
Zec 14:3 Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle. Zech 14:4 And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.

Rev 1:17 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: .

  A. It is and it shall be a place of final submission, every knee will bend, every tongue will confess that JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!.

  B. I remember in vision or dream of seeing the feet of Jesus on my folk’s farm. It was during a all day prayer of seeking Him. I wanted His perfect Will in my life, so that I might one day hear Him say “Well done good and faithful servant”. Instead He spoke to my heart, that if I wanted to be a “good and faithful servant”, one thing I would have to do all the days of my life and that is to follow where His feet would lead me. Little did I know that following Jesus would take me into over 125 countries in 48 years to preach His Word and point people to Him. It has been worth everything. I still want to hear one day “good and faithful servant’!

LET US, EACH ONE FOLLOW THE FEET OF JESUS!

God bless you and yours!
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
Tony and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades
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