Daily Devotional – 8/31/11 “God doesn’t need help”

You ride in your car, smelling and looking good, hair done or a fresh-cut, smiling because you want the world to think you’re ok.  But at home you’re drinking tears for water.  Baby God has never told you to conform to this world (seek ye first the kingdom of God  … Matthew 6:33). What sense is it to have food & no appetite, a bed & no sleep, closet full of clothes with no desire to wear them! If the mess you’re in isn’t pleasing to God, then you aren’t pleasing to him. If you can’t praise him while you’re up, he won’t bless you when you’re down. Trust God and pray! But pray like it has already been answered.  Prayer without works is dead! Works without faith is failure.  If you’ve already counted yourself out, what’s the sense of wasting God’s time? There is no need for the both of you to be handling the same situation.  With God, two heads aren’t better than one.  God doesn’t need help from you.  He has his part under control.  What about you?

Published by Pastor LaKisha

LaKisha Johnson is an author of thirty Christian Fiction novels, devotionals and journals. She writes from her heart, as she hopes the messages, on the pages, will relate to every reader.  Ask her and she’ll tell you, ”It’s not just writing, its ministry.” Over the course of her career, she’s won the 2018 Drunken Druid Book of the Year Award for her book, The Forgotten Wife, 2019 Top Shelf Christian Fiction Book of the Year for Dear God: Hear my Prayer, 2020 Distinguished Authors Guild Award for her book, I’m Not Crazy and was a 2020 TopShelf Women’s Fiction Finalist for her book, When the Vows Break. In addition to being a self-published author, she’s also a wife of 22 years, mother of 2, Asst. Pastor of Macedonia MB Church in Hollywood, MS; Sr. Business Analyst with FedEx, Devotional Blogger and more. She’s a college graduate with 2 Associate Degrees in IT and a Bachelor of Science in Bible.   LaKisha writes from the heart, and this is why she doesn’t take the credit for what God does. If you were to strip away everything, you’d see that Lakisha is simply a woman who boldly, unapologetically and gladly loves and works for God.

2 thoughts on “Daily Devotional – 8/31/11 “God doesn’t need help”

  1. I really enjoyed that. I think it will be wonderful to open your email and have a daily dose of encouragement

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