My head says “yes” to these I am statements of Jesus, but does my life really back that up? Is Jesus my bread of Life? Or do I look to other sources for my provision? Is he the light through which I see my world? Or is he merely a tack on, an afterthought to my life?
Hope does not make life easier. In fact, it does the opposite with good reason.
All too often the reason doubt creeps in, the reason I begin to question the will and the calling of God for my life is because I have made myself, or my issues great and I have made Him less in my life.
Set up this Tabernacle according to the pattern you were shown on the mountain. (Exodus 26:30) Read: Exodus 26:1-27:21, Matthew 25:1-30, Psalm 31:1-8, Proverbs 8:1-11 Relate: Fine linen, goat hair, ram skin, goat skin, frame, support, gilding. This is the order of what God speaks about to Moses regarding how to build the tabernacle. It is pretty much the…
Now that it has been nearly two years since the last time I have given in to it, I think it is time to confess an old addiction…
These three men were ready to step up. They had already proven that “They got next” and were worthy to step in the game.
I firmly believe that the mark of a leader is that they actually lead people. Maybe that is too demanding but if someone has a title, or the position, or the “authority” to be a leader then they should take stock. Look around. If nobody is following you, I don’t care what your title is or where you are getting your salary, you aren’t leading.