July 26, 2010
Everything matters. In Gods economy, there are no insignificant moments or wasted opportunities. But He has not simply left us here to figure it out on our own. As we prepare to engage in the world around us, it is important to do just that–ENGAGE. We are to be proactive simply because your part matters.
16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.
The body is an amazing things. It reproduces itself. We grow new cells continually. Our bodies are continually building themselves up. And the body of Christ is no different. The whole body is held together. Your part and mine are both included. It is important to note the source of this ability. It come from Him. It is found in Him.
It is from Him that we derive our strength and the nourishment that others may need. And that last part maybe the most important. Your part might be the place where Gods strength flows through in order to bring nourishment to some other part. So once again, we are reminded to pay attention to Gods work in this world. We are challenged to surrender our agendas to take up His. Believing and trusting that this time and this place that I will occupy today will be useful to fulfilling Gods purposes here in this world.
Lord, today I want to fulfill my part. I hope you will use me to bring nourishment and strength to those I am around. Let me bring Your strength. Again, I pray, use me so that when others see me, they will see You and I will contribute to the bodys increasing strength! Amen.
- If every moment matters, why is it challenging for many to see those ordinary moments of of life as opportunities to make an impact? How can you begin to see these “ordinary” moments as opportunities to surrender your agenda for God’s?
- What ordinary moments are you letting pass you by that could be used to reflect your One Word to others? How does the issue of surrender factor in to your failure to act?
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