Tuesday, January 4, 2011

God is preparing each of us to be the vessel He wants to use in the life of another person...


I read this today and it fits with what I believe God is speaking to me…

"Do not stay in the stronghold. Go into the land of Judah"... - 1 Samuel 22:5

When life beats down on us and we get to the place where we want to hide in a cave, God often places people around us who prod us into moving in the right direction. He does not want us to remain in the place of discouragement. He wants us to move into the land of "praise." Judah means "praise."

"You must keep moving! There are too many who are depending on you in the Kingdom." I didn't totally understand what he meant at the time. Now I know he was saying that God is preparing each of us to be the vessel He wants to use in the life of another person, but we will never be that vessel if we give up and hide in our cave of discouragement. Not only must we keep moving, we must move into a new realm. Our attitude must move from discouragement to praise. It is when we move past discouragement to praise that we begin living above our problems. Make a decision today to go into the land of Judah.

2 comments:

  1. I've been feeling a lot like hiding in a cave lately. Not because of being discouraged, but because of being tired and dealing with my fibro. But I do feel tht God has been nudging me lately to quit thinking so much about myself and get out there in the kingdom where I can help others. Thanks for the encouragement.

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  2. "Our attitude must move from discouragement to praise. It is when we move past discouragement to praise that we begin living above our problems. "

    I like this. I really like that you mentioned living above your problems. Praising God does some amazing things. I need to do it more

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