God used my son to teach me.
Why when we have so much are we not satisfied? Jeremiah has tons of toys yet he leaves all the things I have given him to play with for things that will hurt him.
Sound like us. I know God has blessed me with so much and yet time after time I am leaving him to play with something that will hurt me.
What do you need to rid you life of in order to play with the toys God gave you?
As I read through Genesis 15 I am reminded that as I pray I do the same thing as Abram did that day. I ask what will you give me lord. I need this or that. And then I go on to say lord I need this done like this.
But I need to stop and remember who I am praying to and ask his will for my life.
Read Genesis 15 and see what God does after Abram ask what will you give me.
1 After these things the word of Jehovah came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield,[ and] thy exceeding great reward. 2 And Abram said, O Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and he that shall be possessor of my house is Eliezer of Damascus? 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir. 4 And, behold, the word of Jehovah came unto him, saying, This man shall not be thine heir; But he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.
I am so happy that God never changes. He is very patient with us just like he was with Abram. Today ask God what does he want for you.
Today I was reading in Genesis 12 and Abram went down into Egypt. And Jon talked about how everytime we see people Go into egypt it is always down. In the Bible Egypt is a picture of the world. Now the father of faith was heading to the promise land and heard that a famine was coming. What does he do he take things into his own hands and goes into the world.
Where are you right now are you heading to the land God has called you to. Or are you heading to the world.
May the God of our fathers bless you while you answer that.