Daily Devotional – 10/15/15 “Are you being used?”

God is trying to use you, when will you allow Him too? You keep making excuses but why won’t you get excited instead? You keep coming up with reasons why not but why not see the real reasons why? Why are you second guessing the gift, purpose, passion, destiny, calling or assignment that God has placed in you? You don’t need folk to validate it, stop asking them. Stop hiding behind the gimmicks of glorifying man and get to know the glory of the only man who can save you. Do you know that God loves you? Do you know that He will set you free? Do you know that He will allow you to cry and then wipe your tears? Do you know that He will calm your fears? Baby, it isn’t about the theatrics that are displayed in our common day pulpits but it’s about the teaching that God is who He say He is and He’ll do it for you (it is whatever you need it to be), if you seek Him.

We, as Saints of God, get caught up in the pastor but not the purpose. We, as Saints of God, are so hung up on how well they can whoop and holler but are they wise and holy? We are so stuck on the number of members joining church but how many of those members are joyful about Christ? Yea, I see you shouting but is there any sustenance in it? What do I mean? Are you only shouting because the music sounds good or are you shouting because there’s been some fuel (the Word of God) added to the fire that’s already burning in your spirit? Are you praising God because He’s worthy or is it because you want to prove something to the worldly folk? Are you serving God because for show or because He saved you? Do you go to worship to actually worship or it is because that’s all you know? When will you get from behind religion and get behind God? It’s not about denominations, what church you attend, who has more members, how well your pastor can dress, who pays the most tithes or who serves on what committee because God says it is our duty to, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone Mark 16:15).” Are you being used, the right way?

Published by Pastor LaKisha

Lakisha Johnson, native Memphian and author of over fifteen titles was born to write. She’ll tell you that “It isn't just writing, it's ministry." Along with being an author, she is an ordained minister, co-pastor, wife, mother and the product of a large family. She is an avid blogger at kishasdailydevotional.com and social media poster where she utilizes her gifts to encourage others to tap into their God given talents. She won’t claim to be the best at what she does nor does she have all the answers, she is simply grateful to be used by God.

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