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Weak Becomes Strong

It is the strangest thing…

    but in our world of bigger and better

    God often uses the weak and insignificant in this world’s eyes

    to accomplish His Purposes.

Strange, isn’t it? Very strange.

Yes, we get so used to the bigger, the better, the more beautiful, the richest 

    being chosen or having the position.

But God sees things differently than us.

We are taught to look at our assets,

    to gaze at our list of accomplishments before even trying 

    but God just doesn’t seem to work that way.

No, many times He chooses who we would have overlooked.

In God’s economy some of the seemingly weakest things are strong.

This paradox is not by accident.

No, it’s part of God’s design.

Like the 5 loaves and 2 fishes that the boy offered.

That small lunch became enough to feed more than 5,000 in Jesus’ hands.

And that simple rod in Moses hand became enough to part the Red Sea among other miracles.

So do you ever feel insignificant?

Small?

Weak?

Inferior?

Well the truth is you are not. Feelings can lie.

No, in God’s hands your weakness becomes strong.

Your insignificance becomes great.

God has an amazing way of using the simple to accomplish His Purposes.

Just give yourself to Him,

     Surrender your way and your plans into His Hands

    And you, too, will see that He delights in doing what is more than we can ask or think.

Little is much in God’s Hands.

And all the Glory goes to Him. 

 

 

 

 

You Are An Overcomer

Keep calm.

Relax.

Breathe deep.

You are an overcomer as you put your trust in Him.

Whatever you are facing now

is small

compared to our God.

Whatever you are fearful of

is puny

compared to our God.

those thoughts that come

those  critical voices you hear

saying that you are not enough

you will never be enough

are lies.

All lies.

Quiet yourself and breathe in His Promises.

He has promised to never, never leave you

and you can count on Him.

So arise today.

Stand tall and face your fear.

Remember who you are – an overcomer.

And most of all,

Remember who He is.

The Great and Mighty God – your Defender, Provider,

and constant Strength.

He doesn’t change the way people do.

No, He is for you

and because He has already overcome

you have too.

It’s time to praise the Lord and dance for joy.

The victory is yours.

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Walking on Water Today

2108_1036461988186_5311_aI’ve longed for a walk on water faith from as far back as I can remember.

Yes, I have wanted to be able to be put in that dungeon with hungry lions and like Daniel,

not flinch.

Yes, I have longed to be able to walk up to my giant with a strong faith

only to see him crumble at my feet.

Or if only I could have the faith that confidently walks around Jericho only to see its walls fall crashing down.

But I my knees always knocked in fear

and my hands shook when faced with conflict.

No, it wasn’t until I began to change my focus that things began to change.

Instead of gazing at the enemy

I began to upon His Power.

Instead of measuring the thickness of those Jericho walls and counting the number of teeth in the lions’ mouths

I realized His Greatness.

Instead of running the other way

I learned to take steps toward my fear.

What a difference that began to make in my life.

Fear is a monster that grows in power the more we focus upon it.

What if?

What if?

What if? Heart-pounding anxiety, stomach-clenching dread.

But for every fear we have

there is an answer.

Do you long for a walk on water faith?

Turn your focus upon the One Who loves you with an everlasting love.

Realize that He is more than enough to handle every problem you face,

every difficulty that arises.

every crises that comes your way.

And get out of the boat.

It’s the only way you’ll ever know that He will do for you what He has done for others.

Join me, won’t you, in developing a walk on water faith?

Interested?

You are not alone.