Have you considered what your core contribution is? No doubt this would be in concert with your talents and with the grace that is available to you. Sometimes we think that we can do anything. This is unrealistic.
God gives each us specific grace and talents for specific objectives and responsibilities.
I want to encourage you to spend some time thinking about your core contribution. What could it be? What should it be?
The LORD will make your life consequential as you follow Him. A part of following Him, following Wisdom, is to not to run wildly, or swing randomly, but to focus your life and your resources for maximum impact. God will show you how to focus on His grace and what He has imparted to you in a way that will accomplish maximum results. This kind of life is pleasing to God.
Is the waiting of the creation mentioned in Romans going to continue until our Lord’s return? I think maybe so. Why? Because when we see Him, we will be like Him. Will we be manifested for who we really are in this time when we have no certain dwelling place? We need to work to sort this out, and understand it fully.
A good bit of the teaching about us receiving our inheritance in this life focuses on our gain, our importance, our fulfillment. Who will dare, in the midst of our culture of indulgence, dare to live like Jesus? Continue reading “Creation Awaits”
This morning I am feeling something, not sure how to describe it.
I saw photos of a young man I know on facebook, and looked thru what was available of him there since it has been a long time. While there is no way to know from such a random and spotty glance how he is really doing, it seems he is not continuing on with Jesus.
I remember him; crazy, adventurous, and young … that seems to be continuing.
As I look at these photos I think of the generation of what is emerging; unfettered with responsibilities, wild, and pleasure focused. I get the feeling that paths are diverging farther – the general path of life and the path of the Lord.