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Who’s Your Governor?

Romans 8:4 (AMP)

So that the righteous and just requirement of the Law might be fully met in us who live and move not in the ways of the flesh but in the ways of the Spirit [our lives governed not by the standards and according to the dictates of the flesh, but controlled by the Holy Spirit].

 Lately, I have been giving much consideration to my responses to the varied situations in my life. I have been listening to what I am saying, what I am thinking and how I am processing. The reason why is because the Holy Spirit has convicted my heart about lawlessness. I had been reading about the great apostasy in 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4, when I began to see that lawlessness is a sure sign of the Anti-Christ.

As I read about the end times, I began to question where in my life do I allow lawlessness to operate. Being born again, I have the spirit of Christ Jesus in me, and I am new creation, my spirit is alive, but there are still places in my soul  and in my thinking that need to be transformed by the renewing of my mind. Places in my emotions that I allow myself freedom to exalt what I think and what I feel above what I know God’s Word says. My natural tendency is to think things because I feel things, or see things and to do so without rules. If I feel it, it is natural and normal right? However, what I am finding is that tendency leads to actions, words and thoughts that glorify and exalt myself. My view point changes from what honors God to what justifies me.  I become self focused and then I find myself fighting God for ownership and rule of me. This is never a good place! Thank God, that His plan for me and for all of us, is to give us the perfect governor……..His precious Holy Spirit.

Hebrews 10:16Amplified Bible (AMP)

16 This is the agreement (testament, covenant) that I will set up and conclude with them after those days, says the Lord: I will imprint My laws upon their hearts, and I will inscribe them on their minds (on their inmost thoughts and understanding),

17 He then goes on to say, And their sins and their lawbreaking I will remember no more.

God first wrote the His law on the Ten Commandments, stones that where outside of me, but now He writes them on my heart! He has given me the ability in my inmost thoughts and understanding to know Him, obey Him and please Him. Not only that, He then says, that He will remember no more, my sins and lawbreaking! Halleluiah! Praise God!

This means, that as I am learning to allow the Holy Spirit to govern me, making huge lawless mistakes, I can trust Him to help me. As I seek Him, I can trust Him to bring to my attention the places in my life that I am not choosing to allow the Holy Spirit to govern, but also the places I am. I need to see both.

So, this morning I woke up with the question of “Who is my Governor?”  God has given me authority but unless I let His perfect governor govern it, I will make a complete mess of it. I set my heart to allow the dominion of “ME” to completely and totally governed by His Holy Spirit.   Hmmm…..sounds so good, but how can let those words actually be a reality in my life and not be just a good intention?

Read His Word

Think His Word

Speak His Word

Act His Word

Plain and simple, I must ask God to help me understand Gal 5:22-23,

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and Galatians 5:19-21.

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I must humble myself to allow the Holy Spirit to tweak and redefine all of these things for me. I always want God’s definition instead of my opinion, but in order to receive that I must ask. This is what allowing the Holy Spirit to govern my life looks like for me. I am learning to acknowledge what I feel or think, but not to stop there. I must also bring it to the Lord for redefining. For surely, my ideas of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness and self control are colored by my experiences. The next step is to be open to that redefining. This is where lawlessness comes in for me. I don’t allow the redefining. I am so caught up in the emotions of the moments, that I justify my ungodly responses. I don’t take responsibility at all but blame it all on the situation or other person.  I find myself operating in “worldly wisdom” :

James 3:13-15

14 But if you have bitter jealousy (envy) and contention (rivalry, selfish ambition) in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus be in defiance of and false to the Truth.

15 This [superficial] wisdom is not such as comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual (animal), even devilish (demoniacal).

16 For wherever there is jealousy (envy) and contention (rivalry and selfish ambition), there will also be confusion (unrest, disharmony, rebellion) and all sorts of evil and vile practices.

I am learning to pause, to humble my heart,  to take up the responsibility of turning over the governing of me and the situation I am in,  to the Holy Spirit. In my moment of trial or even in moments of blessing I am seeing a change. When I stop to ask God to redefine the moment I am in, He opens my eyes to see clearly and correctly. I then am able to discern the correct choice and then a Godly response comes forth. When I ask for His wisdom, He gives it.

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This is what His wisdom looks like:

James 3:17

17 But the wisdom from above is first of all pure (undefiled); then it is peaceloving, courteous (considerate, gentle). [It is willing to] yield to reason, full of compassion and good fruits; it is wholehearted and straightforward, impartial and unfeigned (free from doubts, wavering, and insincerity.

I am making a concerted effort to seek the Lord, to trust Him to govern my life. Also to be open to His redefining, even when I don’t agree or understand. As I go into this day, I do so with the faith that the Holy Spirit is my Governor. As Governor, He has absolute authority in me and through me. He governs my words, my thoughts, my actions. He governs my pace, my timing and my agenda. The Holy Spirit helps me to maintain God’s course by filling me according to the demand of the load that I face. So, no matter what, I have all that I need, in the moment I need it.

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Charged to Walk in a Manner Worthy of God

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I am currently studying Thessalonians with Beth Moore and today, after the study, this scripture jumped off the page and into my heart. This letter was written by Paul, Silas and Timothy. It shows their heart toward the Thessalonians.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12(ESV)

11 For you know how, like a father with his children, 12 we exhorted each one of you and encouraged you and charged you to walk in a manner worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

What grabbed my attention was the phrase “Charged you to walk in a manner worthy of God.”

As I studied out the words in Strong’s Greek Dictionary, Word Helps and Dictionary.com, I could barely contain my excitement.

Here are the definitions:

Charged: marturomai: to summon as witness, to affirm, to testify

Walk: 4043 peripatéō (from 4012 /perí, “comprehensively around,” which intensifies 3961 /patéō, “walk”) – properly, walk around, i.e. in a complete circuit (going “full circle”).

Worthy: Cognate: 516 aksíōs (an adverb) – worthily (viewed as “becoming”); suitable because recognized as fitting (having worth that “matches” actual value). See 514 (aksios). [516 (aksíōs) is the root of the English term, “axis.”]

It is that word axis that gets me.

Axis: A real or imagined line of which a body rotates; A fixed reference line for the measurements of coordinates.

Paul, Silas and Timothy are summoning the Thessalonians to live lives, in full measure, completing all their tasks from a fixed reference of Jesus, with all that they are, to rotate around and from Him. That is all their beginnings and endings from and through Christ. What an exhortation!

Paul charged them to live lives like this because he knew they could. This is so exciting because so can we. We can live lives worthy of our God! This is not something outside of our orbit. Jesus has made it possible!

Today, you and I are summoned, officially called to live our lives, beginning to end, the full circle with all our habits, manners and customs satelliting from Jesus, our fixed Savior, Healer, Deliverer, Redeemer, Restorer! Glory to God who believes in us! Who enables us! Who empowers us to fulfill His purpose in our lives!

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Luke One: A Series of Mary Moments to Learn From

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Today I am spending time with Mary in Luke 1. As I was reading through this chapter I find a series of “Mary moments” that are touching my heart. Moments I feel like God is speaking directly to my heart too.  Please share in these informal moments with me as I open my devotional…………..

1. This first one comes from verses 27, and 28.

2To a girl never having been married and a [a]virgin engaged to be married to a man whose name was Joseph, a descendant of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary.

28 And he came to her and said, Hail, O favored one [[b]endued with grace]! The Lord is with you! [c]Blessed (favored of God) are you before all other women!

I see that the Word of the Lord can come to any one…..even a young girl……even a not so young girl like me.  I love how the Word comes…..it tells her who she is. “Favored One!”  We are favored by God! God’s Word always connects us with His purpose for us. His purpose is to favor us! He has endued us with His grace. He is with us.

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2. Next comes from verse 29

29 But when she saw him, she was greatly troubled and disturbed and confused at what he said and kept revolving in her mind what such a greeting might mean.

Like Mary, I often find myself troubled by what the Lord is speaking. I know He is speaking but I struggle to make logical sense of what He means. I too, roll it over and over in my heart and mind.  Often my reality is so far away from what the Word is speaking to me. How can God favor me when I stumble through my life? I am no one, I am nothing. How can I be favored of God? Yet, that is exactly what happens. God sends His word to endue me with His divine plan. Just as He sent His Holy Spirit to impregnate Mary with His purpose and plan……I often feel His Words coming to me but they are so fantastic that I close off my heart and never conceive His great plan. Mary didn’t do that. She opened up her heart and conceived that which was impossible. This makes me ask…..Lord help me conceive your word in my life. Let me take it into my inner being and let it produce your life in me.

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3.  Then verse 30

3And the angel said to her, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found grace ([a]free, spontaneous, absolute favor and loving-kindness) with God.

So many times I have been afraid to believe what I think God is speaking to me, just like Mary. I love how God knows what we are feeling and provides. Mary was afraid. Look at how God assures her. “You have found grace.”  I receive this word today.  Let it speak to your heart too.

Today, you have found His grace. What is that? His grace is all that He is for this moment in your life. His grace comes to us freely and is joyfully given by God. It is His absolute favor…..you are His absolute favorite you.

Read this out loud:

“Do not be afraid (insert your name), for you have found grace with God. “

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4. Mary’s response in verse 38 always gets me.

3Then Mary said, Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be done to me according to what you have said. And the angel left her.

Oh how I want my heart to be in such a place. Often when His Word comes to me, I hem and haw, make excuses and check my agenda. Oh, for a heart that would speak “Let it be done to me according to your word.”  I need to learn how to respond to the Lord.

Mary knew she belonged to the Lord and she didn’t struggle against that. So many times, I lead my life from my own directive because I think I am my own.  Yet, the truth is I belong to the Lord. Mary knew this and responded accordingly.

Today, I encourage you to let your heart respond to Him. Let His word be conceived in your heart. Let His vision and purpose be impregnated in you. Respond to the Lord.

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5. Mary goes and connects with Elizabeth. I love how God created us to connect with one another around His work in us.  Elizabeth says to Mary in verse 45,

45 And blessed (happy, [a]to be envied) is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of the things that were spoken to her from the Lord.

We need each other to confirm and help to grow the Word of God that we are pregnant with. I love what Elizabeth says here to Mary. She reminds her that she is believing for fulfillment from the Lord.  She reminds her that this is a place of blessing. How we need Elizabeths in our lives to remind us of the place of blessing we are standing in as we believe for the fulfillment of the Word the Lord has spoken to us.

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6. Lastly, I love Mary’s response in verse 46

46 And Mary said, My soul magnifies and extols the Lord,

47 And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,

Mary’s soul could have magnified that fact that she was pregnant out of wedlock, that she hadn’t told Joseph, that she had broken the law…..but no, she magnifies the Lord.  What a lesson for me. What is my soul magnifying? Is it my circumstances? My feelings? My fears? Or is it my Lord?  Let it be like Mary,  “My soul will magnify the Lord!”  I am in charge of what my soul magnifies….I chose to let it be God.

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Navigating Trials

Dear Readers,

How my heart has been weighed down with the weight of trials in my life. I am not sure if the trials are bigger or I am just smaller. When I look at the turmoil of the world, all the suffering and pain, I am ashamed that I feel overwhelmed by my small things. Yet, they are still there stressing me. This morning as I sought the Lord, He faithfully ministered. I would like to open my heart and share with you His precious gift.

We are challenged in the area of finances. It is an area we are meant to prosper in, because we are called to help equip the body of Christ to go forth. So, every time we step out and give, we are attacked. The attack came in the form of our water being shut off. In order to have it turned back on we had to use the little money we had set aside for our rent. Our rent being the giant we have to slay every month. This giant has been tormenting and taunting me. All my efforts to steward our finances to slay that giant have come to naught……until God spoke. He has given me three things to navigate this trial. I wish to share them with you.

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2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

This scripture is one I have known for a very long time. Usually when I read it, I focus on what God has not given me, ‘Fear.’ But this time, my heart was inspired to look at what God has given me, POWER, LOVE and SOUND MIND. Why did God chose to give me these three things? What is it about these three things that overcome fear?

SPIRIT OF POWER:

This gift is amazing. I looked up that word power in the greek. It is translated ‘dunamis’ which means “ability to perform” and for the believer, power to achieve by applying the Lord’s inherent abilities. “Power through God’s ability.’

God has given me all that He is for all that I need. I have His dunamis power to navigate this trial. So, He has gifted my Spirit with His. This is so vital because I get so weary. I feel so overwhelmed but His power is never overwhelmed. His strength is perfect!

His power is the vehicle that transports me through the trial.

SPIRIT OF LOVE:

This gift, deals with my soul. I know from scripture that perfect love casts out fear (1 John 4:8). The only way I can have perfect love, is to have His. That is, to receive His and allow it to flow through me. I also know that love never fails (1 Cor. 13:8). God’s love in me, causes me to realize that His love for me will never fail and is absolute. He always provides for me lovingly. His love ministers to my soul, filling all those places of mistrust and doubt that I have. He never fails because God is love. This kind of love frees me to walk in faith, totally trusting in Him. It is totally empowering.

Also, I always feel so much turmoil in my soul as I navigate trials. Even this God has a plan for. I love what Psalm 32:8 says ‘ I (the Lord) will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.’ I believe that God counsels me as I am dealing with all the emotions I face during trials. In His love He has provided for my emotions. I set my heart to depend on Him to help me process those emotions with a Holiness that honors Him  and honors me.

His Love is the power that motives me, propels me to victory.

SOUND MIND:

This gift is vital to navigating trials to victory. In the Greek this word is translated to mean ‘self-control, self-discipline properly, safe-minded, issuing in prudent (“sensible”) behavior that “fits” a situation, i.e. aptly acting out God’s will by doing what He calls sound reasoning. God knew I would need to be able to control my thoughts to navigate my trials to victory. What good is having power and feeling good in my soul if the thoughts of my mind only lead to death? My mind is the ground the enemy attacks. I often don’t know what to do but God always does. He has given me a mind fit for the moment of the situation I am in. So no matter what the devil sends me, tormenting thoughts about how God is not going to provide, or that I missed it and haven’t done my part, God has given me the ability to take those thoughts captive and to have dominion in my mind. God’s idea of a sound mind is having my thoughts disciplined to God’s word about my trial. By allowing my mind to constantly be renewed to His word, it transforms me into the victor that He has purposed for me.

My thoughts are the compass which I navigate the trial with. If my bearings are off, my destination will not be reached.

He has given me His power, His ability,  all that He is for this moment. His love for me provides perfectly for me, all the needs of my heart. Lastly, He has given me dominion over my thoughts. As I renew my thoughts It focuses my heart and gives me clear path through the hardship.

These three things are vitally important to making progress in my trial. Yes, progress. God’s heart for us is to move through the trial, not get stuck there .

Habakkuk 3:19 (AMP)

19 The Lord God is my Strength, my personal bravery, and my invincible army; He makes my feet like hinds’ feet and will make me to walk [not to stand still in terror, but to walk]and make [spiritual] progress upon my high places [of trouble, suffering, or responsibility]!

Today, as I seek the Lord concerning this trial of finances I am facing, my heart takes courage. He is making my feet like hinds feet….He is teaching me how to navigate this trial to victory. No rent giant is going to take my focus off of what God gives me.

Whatever tormenting giant you are facing, I pray that as you read this, God would give you a revelation of what He has given you for your trial.

Dear Heavenly Father,

We give you this trial we are facing. I thank you that you have not given us a spirit of fear. Fear concerning our health, our finances, our relationships. You have given us power to do our parts, to trust Him with all our hearts and not to lean to our own understanding. You have given us your love, which never fails and perfectly casts out all our fears. You have given us sound minds, self controlled and focused on You. You teach us in the way we should go and counsel us every step of the way. Our hearts may feel confused and doubtful, but your word is how we will navigate this trial. We give you dominion in our hearts and in our minds. In Jesus Name, Amen

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No More Thirst!

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John 4:4-7Amplified Bible (AMP)

4 It was necessary for Him to go through Samaria.

5 And in doing so, He arrived at a Samaritan town called Sychar, near the tract of land that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.

6 And Jacob’s well was there. So Jesus, tired as He was from His journey, sat down [to rest] by the well. It was then about the sixth hour (about noon).

7 Presently, when a woman of Samaria came along to draw water, Jesus said to her, Give Me a drink—

Today I had a “Woman of Samaria” moment. By this I mean I was hot and bothered, busy in my life trying to make things work, as I went to the normal “well” of my life to find refreshment I met Jesus.

As I read this chapter in John, my heart was touched with the intention of Jesus. He intended to meet with this woman. He also wanted to meet with me today. He also wants to meet you.

“Jesus said to her, Give Me a drink—”

This is not what I would expect the Messiah to say to me. Yet it is what He said to her. Look at her response.

John 4:9-10Amplified Bible (AMP)

The Samaritan woman said to Him, How is it that [a]You, being a Jew, ask me, a Samaritan [and a] woman, for a drink?—For the Jews have nothing to do with the Samaritans—

10 Jesus answered her, If you had only known and had recognized God’s gift and Who this is that is saying to you, Give Me a drink, you would have asked Him [instead] and He would have given you living water.

She knew her place of being a Samaritan and a woman forbade it. She was amazed that He talked to her. Yet, here we see Jesus deliberately engaging her, through all the barriers.  I think like me, this Samaritan woman has deep needs, needs that have gone so long unmet that she has grown used to doing without. So when the answer to her needs comes, she  doesn’t recognize Him. Jesus wants to help her. He looks to see where her heart is. She begins to reason while still holding onto the impossible possibility.

John 4:11-18Amplified Bible (AMP)

11 She said to Him, Sir, You have nothing to draw with [no drawing bucket] and the well is deep; how then can You provide living water? [Where do You get Your living water?]

12 Are You greater than and superior to our ancestor Jacob, who gave us this well and who used to drink from it himself, and his sons and his cattle also?

13 Jesus answered her, All who drink of this water will be thirsty again.

14 But whoever takes a drink of the water that I will give him shall never, no never, be thirsty any more. But the water that I will give him shall become a spring of water welling up (flowing, bubbling) [continually] within him unto (into, for) eternal life.

15 The woman said to Him, Sir, give me this water, so that I may never get thirsty nor have to come [continually all the way] here to draw.

Faith is building in her heart. She believes He has living water but since He has no bucket, He must have no way to get it. She asks Him to clarify Himself. As Jesus explains, that He has water that shall cause her to thirst no more, she believes Him enough to ask for it.

What is Jesus asking us to believe? What impossible thing, in midst of our busy lives is Jesus sitting at our wells speaking to us? What are we believing the Lord enough to ask for?
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16 At this, Jesus said to her, Go, call your husband and come back here.

17 The woman answered, I have no husband. Jesus said to her, You have spoken truly in saying, I have no husband.

18 For you have had five husbands, and the man you are now living with is not your husband. In this you have spoken truly.

I love this moment. This is the moment that the Samaritan woman risks it all. She tells Him the truth. She lets Him, a superior Jewish man, who under normal circumstances would not even acknowledge her,  see who she is. This is what I want for my heart, to be open and honest.  Sometimes, I don’t know what I am seeking and what I am longing for. However, Jesus always knows.

He acknowledges the truth of her life. She was truthful with Him and He was with her. Most people would have been offended but look at her response.

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19 The woman said to Him, Sir, I see and understand that You are a prophet.

20 Our forefathers worshiped on this mountain, but you [Jews] say that Jerusalem is the place where it is necessary and proper to worship.

She doesn’t respond defensively or rudely. She acknowledges who she thinks Him to be. She must have sensed something different about Him. How does having five husbands equate to the direction of her conversation to “Where is the correct place to worship?” I think her heart had been longing to worship the Lord for a very long time. She may have tried many things, gone through many relationships, looking and seeking the Lord, perhaps unknowingly. In my own life, I get so busy and have so many demands, that often worship, that intimate one on one time with my Lord is diminished and often put off altogether. Just like this woman, I seek love in wrong places and wrong ways and just like her, Jesus has to reach out to me. He has to meet me in midst of my busy life. He comes to me and stops me and begins to minister to me at my life well.

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21 Jesus said to her, Woman, believe Me, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither [merely] in this mountain nor [merely] in Jerusalem.

22 You [Samaritans] do not know what you are worshiping [you worship what you do not comprehend]. We do know what we are worshiping [we worship what we have knowledge of and understand], for [after all] salvation comes from [among] the Jews.

23 A time will come, however, indeed it is already here, when the true (genuine) worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth (reality); for the Father is seeking just such people as these as His worshipers.

24 God is a Spirit (a spiritual Being) and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth (reality).

Jesus takes His precious time to minister to this woman, to explain what she already knows. She doesn’t understand what she has been worshiping. But she wants to. I love her answer to when Jesus tells her she doesn’t know squat about worshiping.

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25 The woman said to Him, I know that Messiah is coming, He Who is called the Christ (the Anointed One); and when He arrives, He will tell us everything we need to know and make it clear to us.

26 Jesus said to her, I Who now speak with you am He.

The only thing she knows for certain is that the Messiah is coming. She believes that the Messiah will tell her everything she  needs to know to make life clear. For so long her heart had been longing for this clarification.  As she tells Him that, faith is built-in her heart and her eyes are prepped for revelation.

Jesus said to her, I Who now speak with you am He.

Jesus, a Jew and a man, en route to fulfill the purpose of God for His life, stopped to reveal Himself to this woman. What would it feel like to have those words spoken to you by the son of God, the Messiah? Today, I had those words spoken to my heart as I read this portion of scripture. “Jenni, I know everything you need to know and I want to share it with you, I am all that you need for everything.” How my heart has been so longing for the Messiah of my life. My own personal well is so tiny and so dry, my waters have been bitter and small. I work so hard at it but I truly need Jesus to fill me with His living water. I have been trying so hard. Jesus always meets me where I am.

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27 Just then His disciples came and they wondered (were surprised, astonished) to find Him talking with a woman [a married woman]. However, not one of them asked Him, What are You inquiring about? or What do You want? or, Why do You speak with her?

28 Then the woman left her water jar and went away to the town. And she began telling the people,

29 Come, see a Man Who has told me everything that I ever did! Can this be [is not this] the Christ? [Must not this be the Messiah, the Anointed One?]

30 So the people left the town and set out to go to Him.

When the Samaritan woman receive Who Jesus was, it changed her. She no longer needed her own strength, her jar to draw water, She was filled. Because she was so filled, she went to share not what her own hands had drawn but rather what Jesus had given her. The change was evident, the living water bubbled over and touched the people of her town. When I meet Jesus I am always changed. My life goes from vague and unfocused to a vivid display of His life.

John 4:39-42Amplified Bible (AMP)

39 Now numerous Samaritans from that town believed in and trusted in Him because of what the woman said when she declared and testified, He told me everything that I ever did.

40 So when the Samaritans arrived, they asked Him to remain with them, and He did stay there two days.

41 Then many more believed in and adhered to and relied on Him because of His personal message [what He Himself said].

42 And they told the woman, Now we no longer believe (trust, have faith) just because of what you said; for we have heard Him ourselves [personally], and we know that He truly is the Savior of the world, the Christ.

How amazing that the Samaritan woman went from vague worshiper, to a true worshiper, because Jesus intentionally stopped at that well to meet with her. You never know where a greater revelation of Christ is waiting to open to you. Because this woman was open to allowing the Messiah her whole self, Christ used her to reveal Himself to the whole town.  That her testimony drew her town to Jesus. Her testimony prepped their hearts to receive Him. This is how I want my life to read.

Today, I felt like Jesus came to me, He filled me with His living water by reminding me that He is my Messiah, Who knows me completely and still loves me. After my devotions, I couldn’t wait to tell everyone how Jesus met me.  LOL! I preached my way through this day. I am just so excited that He is teaching me how to worship in Spirit and in Truth.

I pray that today would be your day too. That Jesus would meet you at your well and totally fill you. That His life would bubble up out of you, quenching the thirst of your heart and satisfying your need. No more Thirst!

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WHAT IF…….

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Matthew 22:14 (NKJV)

14 “For many are called, but few are chosen.”

 What if God chose you, not for your superior intellect, your quick wit, or your athletic prowess, but rather for your broken heart, your greatest fear, or your addiction?

What if God chose you for your weaknesses? For those areas, that His greatness could be made the most evident?

What if you began to realize that in every area of your life you have a calling, a place God wants to choose you, but He can’t because you are running full strength in your own ability, shunning your weaknesses? Continue reading “WHAT IF…….”

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Lord Of The Pain

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Have you ever felt that your life is one of constant pain? That every where you go you have to face something painfully hard?  It seems to me that everywhere people are hurting. People are broken. The last few days for me, have been filled with encounters with people in agony, their souls broken, their bodies depleted. Continue reading “Lord Of The Pain”