Every kingdom and nation has got to have peons, they’re the foundation, they’re the rock bottom, they’re the grass roots! Without these little people, where would the kingdom be? Don’t belittle the peon!–Peons and peasants ought to be a complimentary title for people in our Kingdom!
The little humble sweet unseen ones seldom get the credit and seldom receive the reward here in this life except the satisfaction of knowing that they are making it possible for others to minister. But without those little nobodies, the big somebodies would be nobodies!
And when the day of rewards comes around we’re going to see some of the little people that we never heard of and never saw get some of the greatest crowns, because they were little folks who were behind the scenes, almost unseen and unknown, who did the humblest jobs, to make the ministry of the others possible. Then the world will finally see that the littlest ones, the meekest and mildest and humblest and most self-effacing little nobodies are really somebodies to God! It’s the little people who keep this Kingdom going!
The hidden gifts are absolutely the most essential for leadership!
The outstanding supernatural visible miraculous gifts of the Spirit are not always the most necessary gifts for leadership in the Lord’s work. The gifts of HEALING, miracles, tongues, or even interpretation and prophecy don’t necessarily give you the wisdom, the discernment, the faith or the knowledge which you need to lead. If you want to be a leader for the Lord, you need to pray for those gifts that are not quite so obvious, not quite so manifest.
You can’t see faith, but others can see it on your face and can tell by the way you act how much faith you’ve got! You can’t feel knowledge, the ability to know things that other people don’t know or to know things beforehand! You can’t see wisdom, which is how to use the knowledge of God! You can’t hear discernment, yet without it you are going to be unaware of the Devil’s devices and totally unprepared and unarmed for his dirty work!
Those four unseen gifts are the most important gifts for a leader to have! In fact, you can’t even be a leader without those gifts, or at least some of them!–So pray for those gifts!–Amen?