Thursday, June 14, 2012

God's Empowering Strength Is What You Need

Christ died because of weakness, but he lives because of God's power. (c13/4twocor). 

You might feel pretty weak or close to death, but this same power can still give life, and be exhibited through your witness today.

"And His Name, through faith in His Name, has made this man strong, whom you see and know. Yes, the faith which comes through Him has given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all." Acts 3:16

"Trying to do the Lord's work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you." ~ Corrie Ten Boom

Stop and take the time to go get alone with God today. Quiet your heart and focus upon Jesus, instead of upon all those distractions. Listen intentionally. Call out upon His wonderful Name with all candor and earnestness. He understands and still loves you so, and He is not done with you. He can forgive. He can renew and refill. Even when things look absolutely hopeless, He can quicken, strengthen, rresurrect, and revive. He can direct and recommission you, but He know this... He wants you more than what you can produce for Him. Worship God alone. Draw close for relationship's sake and then allow Jesus Christ to live this Christian life through you. Let His light shine out brightly in this dark world where frustrated people are groping around for 

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