“It’s going to be okay.” That’s what I heard from God. As I stared at the back of my friend’s head I heard those words
Have you ever thought about prophecy? What comes up for you? Has it been damaging, helpful, scary, or just downright weird? I think we all
“As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.” John 15:9 “If you keep my commandments, you will abide
What is holding you back from the work God is calling you to do in the church? What conversation are you afraid to have? What space are you afraid to step into?
The devil would love nothing more than for us to remain where we are. He would love for us to look around and say “hmm this is good. All of this is good. All of this is enough.” He would love for us to put on blinders to the world around us and focus on what we already have. He would love for us to look at our businesses, our families, our ministry, our marriages, our dreams and say “well it’s good enough. I think I’ll just stay here…” He would do a little dance, he would claim victory over us, he would know that his work there was done.
Can you imagine if God told us all of the plans He had for our lives? If God had let us know the pandemic was coming, the devastating hurricanes, the strife in Afghanistan, the turmoil in our personal lives: would we have trusted that He could make good of all that? Do we even trust that now? And how do we deal with the things we’ve prepared for for years, being pulled out from under us? Was this God’s plan? How can he make this good?