It seems that this life that we have chosen, that many have chosen before us, never comes with any "fine print" to read. There is no full disclosure, no rigid job description, nor is there any guarantee of what this world would consider to be success.
One of the things I appreciate about Jonah of the Bible is that he’s real. There’s nothing hidden about Jonah. He wears it all on his sleeve and yet, God used him. To me, that meant as I read about Jonah, that there was hope for me!
The price is high, missions is costly in every way. On our most recent podcast I share about the price we have to pay when it comes to being obedient to the call. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cni94-942e1b
Isaiah 8:11 ERB “The Lord spoke to me, like a firm grasp of the hand.”
Life is hard, but God’s heart for us is “very tender.” If we can have the faith to trust His tender heart for us, we can do anything He requires of us. Most of the time the directions He gives are things that will pull us away from what is comfortable or convenient.
The vision needs a welcome.
The Kingdom of God isn’t at all as it seems to be.
Today I'm connecting with our podcast Africa & Beyond and talk about traveling with 13 bags. Can you relate? Enjoy! https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d6kxt-8ab38c http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d6kxt-8ab38c
This time of year, we take part in a fast. It's always a very meaningful time where we push back and set our minds on our relationship with the Lord and what He has planned for us in the coming year. It's kind of a reset button that helps us keep our ears and hearts… Continue reading About Those Potato Chips
Our service to people isn't based on their merits or their appreciation of our call to serve God.