“The members of the council were amazed when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, for they could see that they were ordinary men with no special training in the Scriptures. They also recognized them as men who had been with Jesus.” Acts 4:13
Every Believer has a ministry tucked within the chambers of their heart. It’s been planted there by a Sovereign God who had a special design on your life when He created your life.
My entire childhood and young adult life I was pretty quiet, subdued and introverted.
When God has a blessing for you it is important to wait for the full blessing in its full measure.
Waiting is hard. Patience is a golden virtue. Many years ago we sold our home during the peek of the market. We sold it to a couple we knew for far less than what the current market value called for. We did this because we knew for some time, 3 years, it’s what God wanted us to do. But we didn’t know right away who we would sell to or
Its hard to be a smart cookie when you have a “crummy” attitude.
I love this because when my daughter was small my mother would always tell her, when she did something well/using her head, “you’re a smart cookie.” It’s kind of an inside joke with us. But isn’t it true? It doesn’t matter how gifted, talented, smart, funny or clever you are. If your attitude stinks everything you work so hard to hold together falls apart, just like a crumbly cookie.
Turn it around today, sing praises when you feel like
How to Live a Life of Expectancy
Place every care, every doubt, every fear on the top shelf. Put it high and out of reach. A place hidden in God where you couldn’t retrieve it even if you were tempted to.
It has nothing to offer you.
It has nothing to give.
In the atmosphere of expectancy is where God wants you to live.
In this arena God will give abundantly to your heart. It will be amazing. God can bless hand over fist. This is the arena of Manifest Blessing to give and live.
This is a portion of a text I received yesterday from a woman who is in her own zone, breaking the mold, exploring and realizing her own potential as she helps others. She is finding her purpose through service. The serving of others. But not just any service, the service God is calling her to do. God has something unique for each of us to do.
When your heart and soul are edified you come alive. You know in your heart what to do, what you are meant to do. It’s
What if Noah only obeyed God once he understood the request?
What if Shadrack, Meshack and Abednego decided to bow before the idol to spare themselves, but vowed to not do so in their heart?
What if Elijah stayed in a cave instead of going to Jezebel?
What if Mary said no to the Angel of the Lord? What if Jesus got down off of His Cross and said, “that’s all for me. This is too hard and it doesn’t make sense.”
God is the same yesterday, today and forever. He is