Sometimes we plant the seed, sometimes we water it, and sometimes we get to watch it bloom. And the most difficult sometimes: sometimes we will
We were stuck. Our money was stuck in different places, our house hadn’t sold, and our new house hadn’t been built. There was no way
Have you ever heard the word discipleship and thought “I really don’t even know what that means?” It’s a big churchy word used to describe
“This verse is not an instruction for us to make our bodies shiny and new like the temples we imagine. It’s not a direction to
need, he lifts us up. When we need comfort he sends a friend, or a word straight from him. When we need a miracle, he is ready to give it. We don’t have to work for it, we don’t deserve it, but he loves to do it. I imagine him up in heaven watching us receive these gifts. I imagine he is smiling as we take that first taste and close our eyes in satisfaction. I imagine that he watches our eyes light up and revels in the joy that he has created just for us.
He has created your body, your heart, your mind to do specific work for the kingdom. What parts of you does God want to use, and what can you cultivate this year to do what he planned out specifically for you?