However, Holy Spirit reminded me of something very important: how can I ask for something, and not prepare for it. If I was going to ask God for friend, I needed to learn how to be good one.
So often, we hope that we have instant gratification from the things that we do. Yet, when it doesn't reap anything immediately, we stop, we give up in the pursuit of what God has told us to do, or in my case who we are called to serve.
What comes to mind when you think of feet? There are many words to describe feet, but for me recently it was barefoot.
56 Blessed be the Lord, who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised. There has not failed one word of all His good promise, which He promised through His servant Moses. (1 Kings 8:56)
His efforts always continue and He always, always, always gets our attention.
My grandmother would always say, "Go with expectation and watch what happens". So, I am applying that to this year. Whether it be growth spiritually, mentally, financially, etc., I expect growth in Jesus' Name
HOAPK has been up for approximately 1 year (and a day, if you read this once it comes out)!
Sin ages the body; it's a stressor that's altogether physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. But we serve God who alleviates this! So, why is confession so important? Because we are no longer hiding; we are opening ourselves up to let God in.
If you haven't been in God's presence lately, this is your call to action!
Have you felt fear or anxiety wash over you when led to speak to someone about God? Did you feel like the person wouldn't be receptive? Would others hear and make you an outcast? More often than not, this can be you (it's me) at some point in your walk of faith. However, "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." (2 Tim. 1:7)