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“If we understand what restrains Jesus, we understand what restrains us,” explains author and speaker John Bevere on this video recorded at Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. People who understand the biblical meaning of honor and those who truly honor Jesus are able to experience what John calls “honor’s reward.”

In this session filmed during Foursquare Connection 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., globally recognized author and speaker John Bevere of nonprofit organization Messenger International unpacks the important concept of “honor’s reward” using a host of biblical references from Old and New Testament writers.

He describes the scene in Mark 6 where Jesus explained why people in His hometown would not experience the same miracles as did people in other cities. Simply put, these people did not honor Him, and, as a result, they would not receive the full reward from heaven.

“Many times God will send you what you need in a package you don’t want,” John says, adding that true honor comes from the heart. He maintains that you cannot just try to honor someone. God must give you the ability.

This fast-paced, jam-packed session requires the utmost attention and diligence to gain the most from it.

Pastors might find it helpful to link to this video from their church websites and to ask those in their churches to watch it outside the church setting. The results of embedding the concepts of this video in the hearts of people will be monumental, and it is worth the time to revisit this presentation often.

“Cry out for God to put this in your heart,” John exhorts as he concludes his message.

When you highly esteem Jesus, there is no limit to what He can do.

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Click here to watch the full 63-minute session, “John Bevere: Experiencing Honor’s Reward.”

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