Happy Tuesday friends. This past weekend we spent the weekend with some really sweet friends. We chatted about the future, the days and months ahead and the anticipation of what God is going to do. Sometimes my mind can spin and often goes to far off distant lands of dreaming. If you’re going to dream, you might as well dream big! We serve a big God! I’ve shared my life verse before, “Commit your way to the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart!”
As I looked around on the weekend, I realized that we all had a common bond, common goal … and the fact that we were all leaving within the next couple of months. There is a reason why our friendships bonded the way it did. There is a reason why we are leaving at this time. There is a purpose. I truly believe that God has a plan for all us. A greater plan in God’s design. Perhaps God is calling our family to Hong Kong to be missionaries. Maybe He is putting into place and plan for us to plant a church. If you’re one of the many people who have asked us, “Are you going to plant a church?”, please pray and seek the Lord if this is part of His will for us.
We often go through life without any real purpose. We live our lives doing the same thing over and over again. Some of us are caught up in the rat race. Others are trying to “keep up.” As Christians we are told to “Make Disciples” … we are commanded to “Go”. I often think and have asked, “How many of us actually listen and obey God’s words?” What is God’s purpose for our lives? The answer is simple, to give Him much glory. However, there’s more to it than what we demonstrate in our lives.
And so, we “Go.”
This past Sunday, I was again, reminded of the calling … “To the ends of the Earth.”
If you’re reading this, and you’re not sure … perhaps, the one thing you should be praying about / asking God is “Lord, where do you want me / my family to be?” For some, it could be next door, and others … it could literally mean … to the nations. Be available to do God’s work. One thing I’m confident about, God does not ask people to “Stay.”
For others who are reading this, maybe God is calling you to Himself. You may not even have a relationship with God. Perhaps you’re not aware of His love for you. The fact that God would send His son, Jesus, to take your place on the cross. He bore God’s wrath so that we may have life. God loves you. He desires to have a relationship with you.
Friends … are you living life with purpose? Seek the Lord today. Ask Him. Be bold.
Don’t let people or material possessions hinder you from doing God’s work.
You are loved!
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