Show up. Be willing. Be used.
Be used as the beautiful instrument that you are in the Heavenly Father’s hands, living out His song of LOVE for His people.
Oh, what He can do with you!
Being used by Him truly is where the JOY is: being His hands and feet, a conduit of His love and grace, experiencing His love in fullness as He pours it out through us unto others. So, when we protect ourselves by not showing up, we actually forfeit the best life has to offer.
May we LOVE and care for others (even in intercession) more than our own comfort (and more often than we give into fear and retreat). Let’s trust Him more than we fear the unknown.
May we stop protecting ourselves.
Do not be anxious, but pray!
If we all obeyed this simple instruction every time we felt a sense of anxiety, there would be so much more prayer and therefore so much more power and the promised result of peace.
“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6, 7
Oh Lord, raise up an army of “alive” believers – alive in every way! “Dead to sin and alive to God” (Romans 6:11). Believers who believe You.
And, Lord, we each come before You and say, “May it begin here with me, the one I am responsible for, that I may be able to say, ‘Be an imitator of Me as I am of Christ’ (1 Corinthians 11:1) – a prayer request You must delight to answer!
Make Me more and more like You, to ‘walk in a manner worthy’. I give myself afresh to you today.
Lord, make me a vessel, an instrument of Your love.
Show Me today’s step of action to live this out. I choose to obey.”
I am praying for your protection and courage today. May you experience His peace and grace in any and every trial you face. Take His courage and move forward in His strength.
Blessing to you,
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