Pinecrest Bible Training Center

John 12:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone.

Beginning in 2008 the vision and bible school that God so graciously gave Wade Taylor beginning in 1968 came to an abrupt end, falling into the ground and dying.-

We now wait for God to raise up and bring forth His seed of promise in another, that the vision fail not.

Summer 1985
Dear Friends,

Having a right perspective is extremely important. We see the world around us in relation to ourselves. Everything seen by our eyes is relative to us as the central object. Thus, a perspective of things comes into play with every glance we take.

As we look at a mountain afar off, the trees appear exceedingly small in relation to ourselves. As we approach the mountain, the trees become larger and larger until at the base of a given tree, we become very small in relation to its majestic boughs.

So it is as we view our Lord. When we look upon Him “afar off,” seeing Him in the distant haze, He will remain very small in our lives. But, as He begins to draw us to Himself and we come closer to Him, our perspective of Him will change. He will begin to increase in size and importance and will become ever increasingly more beautiful and personal to us in our relationship to Him.

Here is a clear parallel in relation to the nature and character of the Lord. Afar off we cannot learn or even perceive the essence of our Lord and His love for us. As we come closer and allow a spiritual intimacy to be developed with Him, we can begin to partake of the “detail” of His Being.

Paul prayed, “The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye might know . . .” (Eph. 1:18). We must have, not only a clear vision, but also a proper perspective for our spiritual growth.

Some only see the Lord as their Saviour, or as a Friend, Healer, or King. Jesus said to His disciples, “Whom do you say that I am?” Consider the fact that He will also ask this same question of you. We are to be in the place where we, with Peter, will be able to say, “Thou art the Christ, the son of the Living God.” This revelation of His full identity includes all of the above aspects of His Being, but sees much more.

We will only be able to give a right answer to this question and enter into His purposes if our perspective and view of Him is right.

The ministry the Lord has imparted for Pinecrest is ever being examined to be sure we are faithful stewards of His calling. The responsibility of imparting the Word of God into lives and guiding them into the place of His purposes for them is more than we are capable of.

We sincerely seek your prayer and financial support for this ministry.

Wade E. Taylor

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