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Test & Trials

“Because you have done this thing…I will bless you.”
Ge 22:16-17 NKJV


The Bible says: “God tested Abraham, and said ‘Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.’ So Abraham went to the place of which God had told him” (vv. 1-3 NKJV). You say, “Why would God test me?” First, to prove Himself faithful to you. Second, to give you an opportunity to prove yourself faithful to Him. Your tests are God’s proving grounds. They’re the way you graduate to the next level in His kingdom. That day Abraham proved there was nothing he loved more than God. And that was the day when God introduced Himself to Abraham as “Jehovah Jireh,” the Lord who provides. It’s when you exercise your faith that you discover God’s faithfulness. That’s why God will test your faith. The tests get progressively harder as the stakes get higher. And the tests will undoubtedly revolve around what’s most important to you. What do you find your identity in? What do you find your security in? That’s your “Isaac.” God will test you to make sure your identity and your security are found in Him alone. Indeed, He will go after anything you trust in more than you trust Him until you put it on the altar. Don’t worry; you don’t have to live in fear that God is going to take away what is most important to you. But if the gift ever becomes more important to you than the Giver, then the very thing God gave you to serve His purposes is undermining His plan for your life. And that’s why God will deal with it. Abraham considered Isaac to be a special gift from God. But God-given gifts are wonderful things—and dangerous things. Why do we say that? Because as you cultivate the gifts God has given you, you can begin to rely on them more than you rely on God. And at that point your greatest strength becomes your greatest weakness. It was God who gave Lucifer a beautiful form and a beautiful voice. Those gifts were originally used to glorify God. Then Lucifer started looking in the mirror, started reflecting on his own beauty. He glorified the gift he had been given instead of glorifying God. The lesson in Lucifer’s fall is this: Whatever you don’t turn into praise turns into pride. And that’s a problem, because “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble” (Jas 4:6 NKJV). Instead of deflecting praise to God, Lucifer let it feed his ego. It was his sinful desire to be lifted up that led to Lucifer’s downfall. What are your greatest God-given gifts? What are your most significant God-ordained opportunities? What God-sized dreams has the Holy Spirit conceived in your spirit? That’s your “Isaac.” And you should love your Isaac and celebrate him, but he must never be permitted to take the place of God in your life. Sometimes God-ordained dreams aren’t just born, they have to be reborn. If they become more important to you than God, you have to sacrifice them for the sake of your soul. You have to put them on the altar and raise the knife. Sometimes your dream must die before it can be resurrected for God’s glory. God said to Abraham, “Because you have not withheld your only son, I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven” (vv. 16-17 NKJV). Isaac was the lifelong dream of a barren woman named Sarah and an impotent man named Abraham. But the more God blesses you, the harder it is to keep that blessing from becoming an idol in your life. Money may be the best example. The more money you make, the harder it is to trust Almighty God and the easier it is to trust the almighty dollar. Isn’t it ironic that “In God we trust” is printed on the dollar—the thing we often find most difficult to trust God with? If you’re financially blessed, it is a gift from God (See Dt 8:18). But God doesn’t financially bless us so that we can use it selfishly. He blesses us more, so that we can be more of a blessing to others (See Ge 12:2). The truth is, what you’re willing to walk away from determines what God is willing to entrust to you. He wants you to come to the place where you find your identity in Whose you are, rather than in who you are. You can base your identify on a thousand things—the degrees you’ve earned, the positions you hold, the salary you make, etc. But if you base your identity on anything temporal, your identity is a house of cards. There’s only one solid foundation: Jesus Christ. So, what’s getting between you and God? What feeds your ego? Where do you find your security outside of Christ? That’s what you need to put on the altar today.

Devotional//Word For You Today// Have a blessed day 🙂

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Posted by on March 18, 2018 in Uncategorized


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Fear Has No Room Here


Hi loves,

I hope you are all doing well. Today, we will be looking at Exodus 4. There’s so much to take away from this passage. First, we will back track to Exodus 3. Let’s take a look at it.

Exodus 3

12 And God said, “I will be with you. And this will be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, you will worship God on this mountain.”

13 Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?”

14 God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I am has sent me to you.’’

15 God also said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob has sent me to you.’

“This is my name forever,
    the name you shall call me
    from generation to generation.

16 “Go, assemble the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob appeared to me and said: I have watched over you and have seen what has been done to you in Egypt. 17 And I have promised to bring you up out of your misery in Egypt into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites a land flowing with milk and honey.’

18 “The elders of Israel will listen to you. Then you and the elders are to go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. Let us take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the Lord our God.’ 19 But I know that the king of Egypt will not let you go unless a mighty hand compels him. 20 So I will stretch out my hand and strike the Egyptians with all the wonders that I will perform among them. After that, he will let you go.

21 “And I will make the Egyptians favorably disposed toward this people, so that when you leave you will not go empty-handed. 22 Every woman is to ask her neighbor and any woman living in her house for articles of silver and gold and for clothing, which you will put on your sons and daughters. And so you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Exodus 4: Signs for Moses

Moses answered, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you’?”

Then the Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?”

“A staff,” he replied.

The Lord said, “Throw it on the ground.”

Moses threw it on the ground and it became a snake, and he ran from it. Then the Lord said to him, “Reach out your hand and take it by the tail.” So Moses reached out and took hold of the snake and it turned back into a staff in his hand.“This,” said the Lord, “is so that they may believe that the Lord, the God of their fathers the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob has appeared to you.”

Then the Lord said, “Put your hand inside your cloak.” So Moses put his hand into his cloak, and when he took it out, the skin was leprous it had become as white as snow.

“Now put it back into your cloak,” he said. So Moses put his hand back into his cloak, and when he took it out, it was restored, like the rest of his flesh.

Then the Lord said, “If they do not believe you or pay attention to the first sign,they may believe the second. But if they do not believe these two signs or listen to you, take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry ground. The water you take from the river will become blood on the ground.”

10 Moses said to the Lord, “Pardon your servant, Lord. I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.”

11 The Lord said to him, “Who gave human beings their mouths? Who makes them deaf or mute? Who gives them sight or makes them blind? Is it not I, the Lord?12 Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.”

13 But Moses said, “Pardon your servant, Lord. Please send someone else.”

14 Then the Lord’s anger burned against Moses and he said, “What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? I know he can speak well. He is already on his way to meet you, and he will be glad to see you. 15 You shall speak to him and put words in his mouth; I will help both of you speak and will teach you what to do. 16 He will speak to the people for you, and it will be as if he were your mouth and as if you were God to him. 17 But take this staff in your hand so you can perform the signs with it.”


Exodus 3

  • God promises that he will be with him. He promises us time and time again that he will never leave us nor forsake us.
  • God instructs and always has a plan. God instructed Moses and told him exactly have to say.
  • Obedience is very key.

Exodus 4

  • Moses questions God because of fear of how the Egyptians will react.
  • God in return asked Moses “What is that in your hand?.  A staff, he replied. “The staff represented Moses identity, as a shepherd. God was asking Moses to surrender all that He had in his hands.”
  • God used what Moses had. Still yet, he asked God what  if the Egyptians still didn’t respond to his call.
  • When we look at verse 8, “Then the Lord said, If they do not believe you or pay attention to the first miraculous sign, they may believe the second. But if they do not believe these two signs or listen to you, take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry land. The water you take from the river will become blood on the ground.” God had a plan for the unbelief. He has a plan for everything. Moses was afraid of what will happen but God had a solution.
  • When we take a look at verse 10, “Moses said to the Lord, “O Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue. Here we learn that sometimes, we may not be prepared for the assignment that God has for us but he equips us. Moses spoke about his flaws but God used his insecurity for greatness.
  • When we look at verse 11, “The Lord said to him, “Who gave man his mouth? Who makes him deal or mute? Who gives him sight or makes blind? Is it not I, the Lord? Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.” But Moses said, “O Lord, please send someone else to do it.” Even though God told Moses all that he created, Moses still felt that he was not positioned for the assignment. He asked if he can send someone else to complete the assignment. This was all because of fear. Moses response caused God to be angry. Then the Lord asked “What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? God made a way for Moses. God wasn’t going to allow Moses insecurity  to stop him from completing his assignment. Many times, God sends destiny helpers. A destiny helper can come in the form of a friend, coworker or even your sibling. God was aware of Moses setback but he sent his brother ahead of him to meet him for the mission. Something that one of my Professors told me while I was in college was that “I can run away from my calling but my calling will always find its way back to me.”
  • Just like Moses, we have an assignment here on this Earth. We can’t run away from everything. We can’t tell God use someone else yet still be upset when someone else is doing the assignment we refused to be obedient to do. We have to ask God to help us. We have to bring our fears to the Cross. Lay them before the Lord. For some of us, God is calling us to share the Gospel to our friends and loved ones but because of fear of what they may think, we withhold the instruction that delays our blessing. The assignment is not about you. Its about God. When you have an understanding of your assignment, you won’t belittle/doubt God’s instruction. May we hear the voice of God clearly and may God give us the boldness to do that in which He has called us to do.

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. -Philippians 1:6

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. -2 Timothy 1:7

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope you can take something away from this post. God bless you. Until next time, stay blessed & encouraged 🙂

With Love,

Karen 🙂







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Posted by on March 8, 2018 in Uncategorized


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Endless Praise

Bare Organics

Sing to the Lord, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day.  Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the Lord made the heavens. Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place. Ascribe to the Lord, all you families of nations, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness. Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved. Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!” -1 Chronicles 16:23-31

  1. We Will Worship: Like Oil

  2. Todd Dulaney: The Anthem

  3. Isabel Davis: Wide As The Sky

  4. Bethel: Stronger

  5. Jesus Culture: Flood The Earth

  6. Mali Music: All I Have To Give

  7. Jason Nelson: Forever

  8. United Pursuit: Need You More

  9. Travis Greene: While I’m Waiting

  10. Joyful Way: Settle Less

  11. Bethany Worship: Speak

  12. Joe Mettle: All I Want Is You

  13. Morgan Harper Nichols: Lead Me Back

  14. Deitrick Haddon: Amen

  15. Jaye Thomas: Hymn (John 1)

  16. Kelontae Gavin: No Ordinary Worship

  17. Kalley Heiligenthal: You Know Me

  18. Amanda Cook: So Will I

  19. William Murphy: Your Reign

  20. Vashawn Mitchell: Conqueror

  21. Matt Maher: Faithfulness

  22. Bethel: The More I Seek You

  23. Red Rocks Worship: Right Here, Right Now

  24. Upper Room: Joy Of Surrender

  25. Jekalyn Carr: You Will Win

  26. Free Worship: Your Name

  27. Nathaniel Bassey: Casting Crowns

  28. Spirit Of Praise: Ngena

  29. Nicole C Mullen: Call On Jesus

  30. Brian Courtney Wilson: All I Need

  31. Deitrick Haddon: He’s Able

  32. Elevation Worship: Fullness

  33. Joe Mettle: Bo Noo Ni ft Luigi MACLEAN

  34. Phil Thompson: My Worship

  35. Ayo Davies: Awesome God

  36. Antioch College Worship: First Love

  37. Hillsong: I Surrender

  38. Sinach: Strong Enough

  39. Tauren Wells: Hills And Valley

  40. Micah Stampley: Be Lifted

  41. Bri: Jacob’s Song

  42. Kim Walker: I Need You More

  43. Citipointe: Heart On Fire

  44. Vertical Worship: No Turning Back

  45. Psalmist Raine: The Great Shepherd

  46. Tasha Cobbs: The Name Of Our God

  47. Free Worship: Strong Enough

  48. Dr. Tumi: Forgiven

  49. Elevation Worship: Mighty Cross

  50. Kirk Franklin: Silver And Gold

  51. Bethel: For The One

  52. Geoffrey Golden: Glory To The Lamb

  53. Hillsong: In Control

  54. Kristene DiMarco: It Is Well

  55. We Will Worship: Nothing’s Impossible

  56. Sinach: The Name Of Jesus

  57. Dante Bowe ft Jesse Cline: Potter

  58. William Murphy: Sacrifice Of Praise

  59. Hlengiwe Mhlaba: Living Waters

  60. Jaye Thomas: Draw Near

  61. Aaron Moses: Breathe

  62. United Pursuit: Lay It All Down

  63. We Will Worship: This I Will Know

  64. Every Nation Music: We Stand In Awe

  65. Jaye Thomas: Fill Me

  66. Christ For The Nations: Consuming Fire

  67. Muyiwa: Your Majesty

  68. Free Worship: Christ Be Revealed

  69. Shana Wilson: Give Me You

  70. Tasha Cobbs: Break Every Chain

  71. Nicole C Mullen: My Redeemer

  72. Sweet Symphony: Dreaming Of A City

  73. Dr. R. A Vernon: You Covered Me

  74. William McDowell: Show Me Your Face

  75. Forever Jones: He Wants It All

  76. Bethel: Shepherd

  77. William Matthews: Glory To Glory

  78. JJ Hairston: You Deserve It

  79. Sonnie Badu: My Soul Says Yes

  80. Kalley: Good Good Father

  81. Casting Crowns: Great Are You Lord

  82. Passion: Even So Come

  83. Brian Courtney Wilson: Worthy

  84. Hillsong: Christ Is Enough

  85. Jonathan Nelson: I Believe

  86. Bethel: Ever Be

  87. Consumed By Fire: He Waits For You

  88. William McDowell: Spirit Break Out

  89. Sinach: Way Maker

  90. ORU: Let Praises Rise

  91. Hillsong: You Are My Strength

  92. Maurette Brown Clark: It Ain’t Over

  93. Elevation Worship: Resurrecting

  94. Housefire: This Love

  95. Jaye Thomas: We Love Your Name

  96. Patrick Dopson: Keep Me

  97. Eddie James: Overcomer

  98. Brooke Vandervoort: Set A Fire

  99. Isabel Davis: The Call

  100. Elevation Worship: First And Only

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I pray that these songs will minister unto you. I have more on the way but for now, 100 will do. Until next time, stay blessed. If you have any prayer requests, please feel free to leave me a comment. God bless you all 🙂

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Posted by on February 18, 2018 in Uncategorized


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Christ In You

Let other see God In you

Question of the day: Is your life a reflection of who God is?

As believers, it has become a custom for us to say that we are Christians. It’s become a tagline for many but when our fruits are not a reflection of who God is, we automatically think that someone is judging us because our lifestyle is not like the church goers or the average Christian. We are reminded in John 17:19 that “You do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.” We live in the world but we are not apart of it. We are set apart. Yes, being a Christian isn’t always easy but it’s not meant to be but when you seek God, he walks hand in hand with you throughout the journey. “When people see God at work in your life, they’ll be drawn to you. The secret to growing spiritually lies in being rooted and grounded in God.” The more you spend time in the secret place, the more your character becomes more like Christ. 

Ten Categories of People. Which one of them do you identify with?

Sandra wants to have a better relationship with God. She has started going back to church again after two years. She’s taking the time to read the Bible. Though she doesn’t understand certain things, she takes notes and ask questions when she meets her friend/church members. She’s been attending Bible study. She’s even seeing some change in her life.

Joseph spends time with God. He makes it a priority. He desires to grow spiritually in his walk. He is bearing fruit for the Kingdom. He wants to share the Gospel but he’s afraid. 

Anna just gave her life to God a year ago. She’s been finding this walk difficult at times because her friends are separating away from her. She finds herself going back to old habits. She feels alone in this walk and finds herself questioning whether giving her life to Christ was worth it. 

Malachi once believed in God but because of the loss of his mother, it made him question if God is real. He is hurt and broken that how can a God who saves take his mother away from him. It’s been five years since his mother passed. He has a friend who has stuck by his side since Day One. He encourages and prays with him. Malachi wants to start afresh. He wants to have a personal relationship with God again.

Jason doesn’t believe in God. When asked why he doesn’t believe, he says that he didn’t feel the presence of God at a younger age. He believes in himself and that’s all that matters. He has to work hard in order to be successful. As long as he does his part, that’s all that matters. He doesn’t need any God in order to live.

Ava is in her second year of college. Due to her schedule in school, she finds it difficult to spend time with God. She’s taking 15 credits this semester along with being active on campus. She doesn’t know what to do now. She doesn’t know where to start because she feels so far way from God.


Bella is a freshman in college. Before she came to college, she would go to church with her family once in a while but now that she is college, she feels like she’s losing herself. She’s been drinking and hanging around the wrong crowd. She feels depressed and lonely when she comes to her room. She finds herself crying from time to time. There’s a void within her. She’s tired of hanging out with the wrong crowd but those are the only friends she has made since she came to college.

Jackson is a father of two. He’s always heard about who God is but never had a personal relationship with him. He’s only 23. He’s a college dropout. He’s made decisions that’s led him to where he is now. He’s struggling financially which is affecting him mentally, emotionally, and physically. He wants to go back to school. His girlfriend is the breadwinner. He wants to provide but he’s been finding it difficult to find a job.

Olivia is 24 years old. She grew up in the church but when it comes to her having a personal relationship with God, she admits that she doesn’t. Her faith was always dependent on her mother/grandmother’s faith. She reads the Bible from time to time when she’s going through tough times. In general, she finds it difficult to open the Bible because she feels like it’s complicated.

Tyler has a heart for the Lord. His life is a reflection of who God is. He admits that this walk is never easy but God has been faithful. He attends Bible study. Spending time with God before leaving his house is very important. Taking the time to pray is crucial. Without God, he is nothing. He has a good supportive system. He came to know about God through a good friend of his while in high school. He admits that giving his life to Christ is the best decision he has made. Yes, there are times when he falls but he still clings on to God. Some of the things that has helped him along the journey includes surrounding himself with Christlike minded people, spending time with God, meditating on a verse for the week, listening to praise & worship, attending Bible Study, fasting/prayer and asking God for the grace to live a life that glorifies him.

No matter where you are in your walk with God, know that God is for you. He is waiting for his children to draw closer unto him. Whether you have never heard of his name, have gone astray or desire to grow deeper in your walk with God, know that God is available for you. Make room in your heart for God. In Luke 15, we are told about a parable of the lost sheep.

“Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus.But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”

Then Jesus told them this parable: “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.’ I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.”

Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. -Acts 4:12

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. -Romans 10:9

Prayer: Father I come before you. I thank you for blessing me with yet another day to be alive. I am not worthy of your love but you love me still. Please forgive me of my sins. Purify my thoughts and every part of my being. I admit that I haven’t walked in your truth. Draw me closer to you. I  desire to walk in your way from this day forward. Help me O’ God. In Jesus Name.

Until next time, stay blessed & encouraged 🙂

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Posted by on February 12, 2018 in Uncategorized


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Position Yourself

“The wise listen to others.”
Pr 12:15 NLT


Positioning yourself to receive makes all the difference! For example, as you read this, if you position yourself to receive by saying to the Lord, “I will take action on what You show me,” you’ll benefit more than if you read it just to be motivated or inspired. To resist or to receive that’s a choice you make every day. Nothing dies quicker than a new idea in a closed mind. It’s impossible to learn, if you think you already know it all. One of the reasons Jesus reacted so strongly to the Pharisees was because they refused to receive what He had to say. A wrongly positioned mind is like a microscope that magnifies trifling things but can’t receive great ones. Every situation, properly viewed, is an opportunity. But opportunities can only “drop into your lap” if you position your lap where opportunities drop. When you don’t position yourself to receive, it’s like asking for a bushel while you’re holding a cup. Too often our minds are locked on one track. We’re looking for red so we overlook blue; we’re thinking “tomorrow” and God is saying “now.” We’re looking everywhere, and the answer is right under our nose. When a person is positioned correctly, he or she is ready to receive all God has for them. The Bible often uses the word simple. The original term means “thick, dull, and sluggish,” and it describes those who are insensitive and unreceptive to the thoughts of others. God will speak to you through people, but unless you listen you won’t hear what He has to say. So today position yourself to receive.

Devotional//Word For You Today. Have a blessed day 🙂

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Posted by on February 9, 2018 in Uncategorized


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God’s Very Own

“You are now fully adopted as his own.”
Gal 4:5 TM


The word “appointed” means God has scheduled certain things to take place in your life at certain seasons. Sometimes people have to make lifestyle adjustments to accommodate an unexpected pregnancy—but nobody adopts a child by accident. Think: Knowing in advance about all your weaknesses, God chose you anyway. “You are now fully adopted as his own…an heir, with complete access” (vv. 5-7 TM). You never have to wonder whether it’s okay to approach your heavenly Father because He’s always ready to welcome you. Your seat is reserved at the table. “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies” (Ps 23:5 NIV). That means obstacles and opposition can’t rob you of God’s blessing. Being “chosen and appointed” is like having a platinum credit card: You get preferential treatment! But that doesn’t give you license to live however you please. Some of us are like the little boy who prayed, “Lord, make me a good boy. But if You can’t, don’t worry—I’m having a great time the way I am!” No, “The Lord disciplines those he loves, and…accepts as a son” (Heb 12:6 NIV). And God’s correction isn’t rejection, it’s proof of His love! You’re not chosen and appointed based on your race, virtues, gifts, talents, looks, and intelligence. God chose you because He loves you and has a special plan for your life. And the best part is, He’s going to strengthen and equip you to fulfill it. “He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion” (Php 1:6 NIV).

Devotional//Word For You Today 🙂

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Posted by on February 5, 2018 in Uncategorized


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Here I Am

“I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’”
Isa 6:8 NIV


Isaiah writes, “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I, send me!’ He said, ‘Go…!’” (vv. 8-9 NIV). In the preceding Scriptures Isaiah was making all sorts of excuses and telling God why he wasn’t qualified to do the job. But in God’s kingdom, calling trumps credentials every time! And the litmus test isn’t experience or expertise, it’s availability and teachability. If you are willing to go when God gives you the green light, He will take you to inaccessible places and do impossible things. Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Esther, Moses, Samuel, David, and Isaiah all have one thing in common. They all said, “Here am I.” Isn’t it ironic that we spend so much time and energy trying to figure out how to get to where God wants us to go, when all we have to do is simply say, “Here am I”? It’s God’s job to get us to where He wants us to go; our job is to make ourselves available. Like a doctor on call or a police officer on duty or a firefighter on shift, it’s our readiness to respond that God is looking for. Sometimes it’s a simple prompting to go out of our way and love our next-door neighbor. Sometimes it’s a calling to move halfway around the world. But it always starts with the little three-word prayer of availability: “Here am I.” That’s what Moses said at the burning bush. That’s what Caleb said when he finally set foot in the Promised Land. And that’s what God wants you to say today.

Devotional//Word For You Today. I hope you are blessed & encouraged. This devotional was a blessing to me. I pray that it will be a blessing unto you too 🙂

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Posted by on February 3, 2018 in Uncategorized


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