Galatians 5:16-25 reminds us of the constant internal conflict we face with our flesh and God’s Spirit. Allowing His Spirit to work within and guide gives us the power to overcome our flesh. His Spirit helps us to look more like Him “with personal integrity, godly character, and moral courage” (v.25). Don’t make the mistake of thinking you can fight your sinful desires and cravings on your own. You need the Father’s help. #PowerOfHisSpirit #TrustingHimTuesday
I’m the type of person that takes ownership of a project, and I always want to see it through from start to finish. I want to be able to look back, when it’s complete, and see all I’ve done. However, John 4:35–38 puts into perspective how we should view our work for God’s kingdom. We have to be willing to follow God’s lead and release. Verse 37 says that “one soweth, and another reapeth”. God works through us to minister to others at certain times according to His plan. That person you’ve been talking to in order to strengthen and encourage? You may never see their full maturation or fruitfulness. But, that’s something we have to be okay with. We have to realize that this isn’t about looking at what we’ve accomplished and that this has nothing to do with our own strength, personality or charisma. This is about us working together as the Body of Christ. It’s about bringing glory to God. About us bringing His children back to Him. #YourRoleInTheKingdom #TrustingHimTuesday
In the busyness of our lives, we can forget whom we serve. By constantly listening to news that talks about the state of our government, the state of our nation, the state of our world, we can be overcome with worry and fear.
Psalm 46:1-11 reminds us of the power and excellence of our God. In verse 10, He says, “Be still and know (recognize, understand) that I am God.” Have you forgotten what the Word says about God? Have you pushed from your mind all He’s done for you? Has there ever been a time when He left you or forgot that you were His?
Get back to Him through prayer and reading. Let there be some quiet time for you and Him. Then will you remember that He is a “a very present and well-proved help in trouble” (Psm 46:1).
In Psalm 56, David told the Lord that there were people against him. We can all relate because walking for God puts us at odds with a lot of people. The enemy will work through them and have them do whatever they can to sabotage us and make faith in the Most High waver.
In verse 4 David said, “In God, whose word I praise; in God I have put my trust; I shall not fear. What can mere man do to me?” David understood the sovereign power of who he served. He understood the order of things. What can man -God’s creation- do to you that God hasn’t allowed? And, guess what – God won’t allow what He knows we can’t yet handle.
If God set aside, protected, and kept David back then (even in spite of his flaws), He’s more than able to do it now for you. Brothers and sisters in Christ, remember this verse. Keep your head up. Remain confident in our God. #WhatCanManDo #SetApartSaturday
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Psalm 56:4 (AMP) In God, whose word I praise; in God I have put my trust; I shall not fear. What can mere man do to me?
Psalm 56:4 (TLB) Yes, I will trust the promises of God. And since I am trusting him, what can mere man do to me?