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When you grow up, what do you want to be? I think we have all asked this question in our lives, not only to ourselves but to others as well. And yet, we should be asking the question, “Who does God want me to be when I grow up?”
In our world today, entitlement seems to creep its ugly head into our everyday lives. How do we fight this entitled heart?
How often we dread leaving our comfort zone? C.S. Lewis said, “there are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
I am excited to announce the Devoted Conference 2020 theme: The Power of One.
What happens when we receive the opposite of what we expected for our giving? What happens when we are met with rejection or even unappreciation?
Serving God is selfless, not self-centered. Rather than expecting something in return or serving only to make a good impression, we should have a pure-hearted servant’s attitude. Like Christ, we should serve out of love for God and for others. Jesus came to serve, not to be served (Matthew 20:28).
He has always and will always go above and beyond for us. As our key verse reveals, Jesus does more than we could ever ask or imagine. What if everywhere we went we exceeded people’s expectations as He did?
In our key verse, I adore the image of the Lord stooping down to look at the needs on the earth. This tender picture of God almighty coming down to meet us warms my heart and encourages me to mirror His behavior to the best of my ability.
The Lord told Moses to stop praying and get moving! Prayer has a vital place in our lives, but our prayers must be followed by action. He has put us on this earth to accomplish his will, not just pray about it.