Our God is so awesome!
Do you need that encouragement, that lift today? I do. I need to see it for myself and I need a refreshment. Would you like to join me?
My first question then is; why is God so awesome?
“Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord [is], there [is] liberty.” 2 Corinthians 3:17
Does that say there is more bondage? Fear? Depression? No, it says liberty. In God there is freedom. (I feel better already)
“But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God [is] a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship [him] in spirit and in truth.” John 4:23-24
God is Holy and God is Spirit. He longs for us to worship Him in Spirit and in truth.
How? It starts with what He gave us.
What is His gift to us?
“And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost (Spirit).” Acts 10:45
Worshiping with this gift of Holy Spirit does some thing wonderful. It helps us rise up and revel in a fresh new day. Why is it new because…
“For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward [man] is renewed day by day.” 2 Corinthians 4:16
How do we see the newness in our lives? By operating that gift and receiving the fruit of it in our lives.
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” Galatians 5:22-25
By walking in that spirit, operating it, using it when we need it, claiming the power that God made so readily available we can’t help but stick out against the depressed and lonely masses. Our joy is real! Our faith is dependable and true. Our words are words soaked in the cleansing love of our Father who longs to prove this to us. He longs to forever poor on the kindness and help that we need.
We are ministers because we practically and actively believe God.
How do I know this?
“Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency [is] of God; Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament (covenant); not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.” 2 Cor. 3:5-6
Today is a new day!
Today is a new covenant with you. Why is this so amazing? Why is my soul soaring in this truth? Because I know this next truth.
“Now thanks [be] unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved…” 2 Corinthians 2:14-16a
Yes my dear believer, you are a rare gem, who walks in God’s love. God’s love. It’s not arrogant or prideful. It is a spiritual reality that launches us out of the stratosphere of the normal and hum-drum into a world of opportunity, joy and refreshed peace. We stick out in a dark world as a light. People yearn for the light. Shine on my friends. Let this reality lift you. Let it sink into the fiber of your being and really believe it. You are a child of the most high God and nothing can change that.
“For ye were sometimes darkness, but now [are ye] light in the Lord: walk as children of light:” Ephesians 5:8
God Bless You Today!