Bible, Faith

A Piece of the Puzzle

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We are all unique

Every person that has ever lived,

So our Walk, our Story, our Relationship with our Heavenly Father is made special just for us.

We look to people’s testimonies about their walks with Christ and read about people in the Bible and their journeys, and in it we seek hope and encouragement for our daily Walk with Christ. To us help find clarity in the season or path Christ has us walking on.

The truth is my friends that our walk and the path God has for us is just as original as you are, with only one Captain who knows the way, the one with the perfect plan.

“For I know the plans that I have in mind for you,” declares ADONAI, “plans for shalom (peace)  and not calamity–to give you a future and a hope.”

-Jeremiah 29:11

In the body of Christ we are each just as unique as a puzzle piece, a spot only you can fill but yet when you combine all these different pieces you get one, whole beautiful picture. A picture of the body of Christ and God’s complete plan for you life.

It is so awesome and mind blowing to know that my little life, the ups and downs and in-betweens, are all part of a huge and beautiful plan. A plan that advances God’s kingdom and fills us all with His awesome and all inspiring love!

Know that you are special and that no matter what your going through right now, God has a beautiful and perfect plan for your life. A plan way beyond anything you could ever comprehend or even imagine. A plan that will give you a future and a hope.

I pray God’s Blessing over your life in whatever season you’re in and hope this blog encourages you in the beautiful and wonderful journey God has for you!

 

Encouragement, Faith

The Short Term, The Long Term, and, with Every Step

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What is our purpose?      What is our work?

That was the question a crowd in Capernaum, gathered around Jesus’s feet, wondered. They asked Jesus “What shall we do to perform the works of God?”  (John 6:28 TLV)  and Christ replied ” This is the work of God, to trust in the One He sent.”(John 6:29 TLV)

Really? That’s it? Just trusting in Jesus?

Yup. That’s it. But I’ve discovered 3 things about trusting in Jesus, it’s a simple request, the best thing you could do, but also the hardest. Whether it’s trusting God with our short term goals, long term future, or our daily lives, trusting can be difficult.

What makes trusting in God so difficult is the conscious decision to fully submit life’s circumstances and outcomes to God. An idea your senses cannot grab and only your faith can cling onto. It ultimately involves walking into the unknown.

The unknown can be a scary place, especially if you’ve experienced hurts, pains, and disappointments in your life, but remember, there is never anything to fear.

If we remember that Jesus loves us enough to die for us, and only wants what’s best for us as our Heavenly Father, we can take courage to believe that if he asks us to completely trust in Him, it will always be for our good. We can know without a doubt that it will be better than alright, it will be perfect as only He could do!

Trusting in God frees us to walk with joy and peace into all the wonderful plans and promises He has for us in our lives. Trusting in Jesus also brings you closer to Him, to see Him work in ways you would not have seen, or even fathomed, if you hadn’t trusted in God.

Trusting God with our long term future, short term goals, and every step of our lives is the work which fulfills our purpose. It is the best and surest thing you could possibly do.

“Surely no one who waits for You will be ashamed.”

-Psalms 25:3 TLV