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I have heard of a story. There was this pig and the chicken walking down the road together when they come upon a sign advertising a breakfast to benefit the poor. The chicken said to the pig: “We should donate to that worthy cause. How about if I give an egg and you provide the ham?” To which the pig replied, “Not so fast. For you that would be a contribution, but for me it would be a total commitment.”
“Those who wait upon the Lord shall mount up with wings as a mighty eagle” (Isaiah 40:31)
I read that the Palestinian Eagle is the only bird in the world that is not afraid of thunderstorm. He goes thru the wind and finds rest in the eye of the storm. Then again passes thru the winds and goes above the storm, higher than ever before. From that height the eagle can see the earth, people and other birds running away from the storm, afraid of it. But for the eagle, that height is free from fear. No other bird goes thru the storm to that height. Strong currents that help the eagle go up, are the very ones that bring the other birds down.
Prayer is the receipe for mental and emotional health. Pray about everything! Pray about ‘the ordinary’ things of life!
‘Talk to Me about ALL your concerns’- says God!
Anxiety kills your prayer life! Anxiety should be replaced, step by step, with an active, diligent effort to pray! God wants you to talk to Him! Think healthy! Think about Jesus! Find Him inside lovely, precious and beautiful things…Force your mind to think well, to dwell on the Word, by the power of the Spirit…and you will end up with peace and joy, thanksgiving, worship and a wonderful life style of prayer.
”And I will run to You.
To Your words of truth.
Not by might nor by power but by the Spirit of God,
Yes, I will run the race till I see Your face,
Oh, let me live in the glory of Your grace”
There is no man who can promise you love everlasting…There is no man who can be with you when all is lost…There is no man who can truly satisfy your soul…God did not create such a man…
“I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth” (Rev 19:6 KJV)
George Frideric Handel had achieved fame by writing operas, choral pieces, and other forms of music. But by 1741 his circumstances had deteriorated significantly. His debts were so large the feared being sentenced to a debtors prison. He was depressed and plagued by sleeplessness and rheumatism.
It is said that while writing “The Messiah,” Handel saw visions of the subjects about which he was writing. While composing the Hallelujah Chorus, he “saw Heaven opened and the host of it worshiping the Glory of God.” He completed this masterpiece on this day in 1741.
The choice to deny self, take up your cross and follow Jesus is not a part time, temporary one. It is ‘a full time and forever’ way of life. Get used to the idea that Jesus is THE WAY! Do not just look forward to your destination, heaven.
Enjoy also the journey, the view, the wisdom, the purity, the health, the riches, the fellowship with others and so many tokens of blessings on the path that ‘shines even brighter till the full light of day’ (PV 4:18). Christianity is designed to be the most wonderful way of life for man!