Paul was in prison. He had been beaten. He was not treated well and had to be physically exhausted.
Perspective. Paul had it. He reminds all of us that our view of our circumstances can rely on our mindset and perspective.
The Holy Spirit of God filled him and used him as a major vessel and carried the gospel in prison. So much that he went to the house of another jailer and shared his faith in Jesus to the jailers house and the scripture said they were all saved!
He found the secret. The secret in the power of Christ. He is our only one true hope! Praise his name!
Have a great day and ask the Lord to help you with whatever you are struggling with today!
How can we pray for you?
Great scripture here in James 4!
We are not guaranteed tomorrow! Enjoy this day as a gift from God and his beauty all around you. Find 3 things to be thankful for. I’ve always tried to do that when I want to get too far ahead of God and do it myself and operate in my limited strength instead of Gods amazing power!
Our life is a mist….the Bible reminds us……here for a little while (in terms of eternity) and then gone….God wants us to make our time count when we are here! Lord Jesus help us serve you with our actions and our words!
God gives is the definition of Sin here- “if anyone knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them”. Ouch. That’s kinda close to home. Once God reveals himself and what he wants us to do it’s up to us to act and move….
I’m sure glad God is in control of my life and I will give him full surrender every day!!
We had our first Outreach Movie Night tonight at Broken Arrow Church of the Nazarene. We showed the movie “Up” and it was a success. Free Popcorn, good fellowship and of course, a good movie. Our family took a van down to the Indian Springs Apartments complex tonight and picked up some kids. We picked up 3 brothers and another 10 year old boy named Conner. Conner waited for us for 30 minutes before we showed up. He was really excited to come with us. We were all blessed to be able to serve these kids. It reminds me that we are look outside of ourselves and to try to be a blessing to someone else. Its when we take our focus off of ourselves and put them on others, that we truly find joy. What a great reminder, thank you Lord!