What is in your perifrial vision

Do you ever wonder what the world is doing and why? Like, why Covid? Why did this have to happen? Why is God punishing us?

Your perspective really only depends on how much you know God, the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ and the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

The truth be known…it rains, and even pours, on the just and the unjust. But God had promised in his Word that would He take care of his faithful followers.

Not everyone had the same experience in this pandemic, and it has nothing to do with the country you live in or the case count.

It is, rather, the position you set yourself with God before the pandemic. What kind of preparation did you partake in before the pandemic? I am very confident in saying that we all had instruction, but how many people listened to God and his gentle urge to do something out of the ordinary?

I know that there are many stories that you will never hear, because people don’t like to here how others are blessed by God. We live in an age when people just don’t care about God and the beautiful life that He has planned for them.

Unfortunately, too many people prefer to just go along with life as they have always known it, but, let me give you a little wake-up call here – your circumstances will never change until you choose to put yourself out there. You will never know what it is like to be blessed by God until you truly know him.

If you do not know God, you are missing out. Truly!! Covid was just a thing for our family while others were devastated. The reason? Five wonderful letters – Jesus!

Sit on this for a bit, and take some time out to find out who Jesus is. Ask Jesus to reveal himself to you. You might be surprised to find out that He wasn’t anything you thought He was.

Go forth and be blessed, my friend!

You are enough

Today, I’m gonna let my Texan out. I’ve learned to communicate through the written word, but I’m going to be blunt with you today. No holding back. So, here it goes.

Let me get just one thing straight with you. You are enough!

Not everybody is going to understand you and why you do the things you do. Your past is a huge part of what makes you who you are.

You may not speak the same language as others, or even the same dialect. You may not speak with an educated thought. You may look different than others; it should be expected. We are all created uniquely in the image of God.

You may have a stutter, have autism, or even down syndrome, but you are enough.

You may have grown up in China, Russia, or even that city at the tip of South America close to Antartica. Your language and your culture, and maybe even poverty, is what makes you different. But you are enough!

You may have been abused as a child that causes you to be downcast and afraid. You may live in fear. But you are enough!

You may have been part of a gang at some point, or even now. You may have committed many crimes. But you are enough!

You may have been through war that prompted you to do things that you never thought you could do, but you are enough!

You are enough, because Jesus says that you are. You are enough that He died for all the things in your life that would be taking you to Hell. You are enough to accept Jesus as your personal Savior. You are enough to be born again.

Once you have been born again, God is the One that does the work in you to change your character. But, still, you must remain willing to let God make those changes. Trust me, the changes that God will make are changes to be thankful for. God will make changes you never felt you could make happen for yourself. Jesus is such an awesome Savior!

Jesus accepts you just as you are, but He requires a willing heart. A willing heart is what makes all the difference. How could Jesus make you clean when you aren’t willing to let him?

How to Know Jesus

I have realized that what others consider a weakness is where my strengths really lie. You see, in whatever ways I am weak, God is strong. This means that the Holy Spirt of God performs in me what is needed. I may not make sense to you, but when God shows up, awesome things happen.

Wherever I think that I am strong is where I am doing things all on my own, instead of God. Its easier to trust God where I am weak rather than where I feel that I am strong.

What alot of us may not realize is that as a follower of Jesus Christ, where we think we are strong is the greatest weakness of all. The parts of us that we believe are strong are the very parts that are the hardest to surrender to Jesus. This mean that God is only partially active in our lives, because we haven’t fully surrendered. We must deny ourselves and surrender fully to God.

Go forth and be blessed my friends.