First, let us look at what a womb does and is.
A womb is found in women. The womb carries life, a baby. This baby comes from a seed of a man. It is a place where life begins and grows. As the body receives food for nourishment so does the baby. After about four months the baby is felt. Doctors calls this movement, QUICKENING. From this moment on the movements become stronger and more frequent. As your baby grows it will eventually be time for you to deliver which will allow you to see and hold and show off your baby.
Church is a woman. The bride of Christ. The Father, God, sends someone to plant a seed in us. This can happen through meeting someone or hearing someone on tv or through curiosity of reading the bible or hearing directly from Him. This is just a few but there is no limit to the way that the Father may draw you unto Himself. Whatever method is used to get your attention is a type of seed that is placed into you, your belly, heart, mind, that puts your mind on Him.
Eph 5:29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
This seed, the method God used to get your attention, will begin to grow in you and show up as you wanting to know more about Him. the more He draws you closer to Him the more you want to know Him. you may just meet someone who really speaks what you want to hear, or you may go to church; either way you will KNOW or FEEL something within that will keep you interested. hopefully, eventually, you will make it to church, join, accept the pastor as your leader and begin to grow. This is spiritual growth.
The church is a place where life is sustained, and our spirit receives nourishment. Now the pastor is feeding your spirit. As your spirit and soul enjoy the word and believe what the pastor is teaching you your baby is growing. At some point there will be a time when you feel something deep down in your belly; right where the baby lives and grows. As you continue to grow and feed off of the word daily through tapes or videos, weekly through being at church, monthly as you continue to faithfully attend church regularly, yearly as you have joined and become a part of the church, your baby will continue to grow, and you will feel him more often.
Rom 8:11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.
As your baby grows, your spiritual baby, your thoughts on certain things begin to change. God will give you ideas and creative thoughts on how to help the church or what ministry to join with in the church. You will begin to desire to do more for the church. For some, your seed, your baby maybe to write a book or to talk to strangers about Christ. Your baby will begin to be seen by others. As you grow, like with a natural baby, people will be able to see that you are pregnant. Spiritually, your light will be seen. The fact that God is with you and in you is being seen by others. If it is writing or doing periscopes or vlogging or blogging, the more you hear Gods voice and be where you are growing, these will strengthen and become more prominent in your life. You will begin to receive more instructions on how to accomplish what you are receiving from God. What to do will become clearer.
Eventually, you will have to give birth. Giving birth brings your baby visible. You will be able to share your baby. Others will be able to hold what God has given you; your book, people seeing you working in the church with grace and favor, the people you send to the church showing up, and/or your idea being funded. The place where you go to church, the voice that you sit under and listen to faithfully, you should be noticing your growth. Something should be growing in you, becoming stronger in you. Something should be making you feel like, hey, I need to act on this.
If you are in a place and nothing is growing or moving or increasing in your life, move on. If you feel led to speak to the pastor or leadership in the church, then do so. Let them know that you do not feel like you are being fed through the word. Do not make it seem as though what the pastor is teaching is not right. It is. You have probably just outgrown the messages. Begin to seek God more to see what He wants you to do. He may want to send you somewhere else. He may want you to challenge the teachings where you are. He may leave you there and just introduce you to another person. But you will never know if you do not ask Him. Learn to worship. Learn to just Wait on the Lord. Learn to not ask anything from Him but to just listen for His voice.
The Word of God is life for us. Every Word from God can feed us or quench our thirst.
Mat 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
If you want God to feed and give you drink you will be blessed.
Joh 4:14 But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
Joh 6:35 And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
When you come to Jesus you will never be hungry for more of Him because He will keep you fed before you even fill hungry.
All you have to do is believe on Jesus and you will never be thirsty. It is just that simple.
If you ever fill like you want more or are hungry after church, then ask yourself were you fed. If you leave with questions unanswered, thirsty, ask yourself what word or scriptures were you given to meditate on or to study. Start asking yourself questions about how you feel after church. Start recognizing and paying attention to how you feel before, during the message, and after church. These are ways that God may be speaking to you. Get in a position to hear what He is saying to you about Your spiritual life. Do not die and go to hell from the pew.
The picture below is me in the Spring of 2017. I was not naturally pregnant. I was spiritually pregnant. God allowed me to experience what I was going through in the spirit, naturally. I thank God for this. This has not been the only tome that the Lord has desired to teach me like this. I often experience, see and feel what the Lord is doing in my life spiritually, naturally. I thank God for the way that He has chosen to speak with me. Thank you Jesus. amen
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