Come to God with all of your mess; especially when you’ve strayed. God knows that we will stumble. We can’t be fruitful in life without Him! He takes joy in being our restorer.
So, yes, waiting is hard. The good stuff always is. Think about when you were a kid, and you had to wait for a batch of cookies. Didn't they taste that much better because you waited?
There are times in life when you want something so badly it hurts, keeps you up at night, and pervades most of your thoughts, actions, and purposeful direction. I'm at that stage in life right now, aching for several things. Things I've been working toward for years and still seem no closer to achieving. This morning, I opened my current devotional book and found:
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Have you ever felt invisible, as if no one can see you? A few weeks ago, I sat with a woman who was lamenting about being overlooked. Her heart wanted desperately to be seen as valuable, worthy, capable, and a blessing. As we dug deeper through our conversation, she shared that she had been overlooked … Continue reading To Be Seen, To Be Known
Conflict is something a lot of people struggle with, including me. I use to be a person who did not deal with conflict well at all. I was either way too emotional and blowing up or I shut completely down and cut the situation off (even though I may have been rightfully upset).
I remember once, as a child, I was goofing around in the house, and I broke a figurine that belonged to my mother. I knew that I was going to be in ALOT of trouble. She was at work, and I used the time to my advantage. I carefully matched up the pieces, applied some … Continue reading Healer, Redeemer. Lord, I need you.
Don’t be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God. – Romans 12:2 With our lives growing and practically consumed with busyness, it’s important that we make time for God. He is the lamp to … Continue reading At His Feet
This means that they were praying for a purpose, sincerity, and serious intention. They were pleading for a move of God to set Peter free. They knew that this was a situation in which only God had the power to provide a resolution.