Daily Devotional – 7/28/16 “If the God we serve … “

If we serve a God who allows the sun to shine through rain, don’t you think He has the power to allow us to smile through pain? If the God we serve can create the Heaven and the Earth with the power of His voice, don’t you know He has the power to give us life with immeasurable joy? If the God we serve can breathe life back into the dead, don’t you think He has strength to lift your bowed down head? If the God of our lives has the power to put a road in the midst of a sea, don’t you think He knew exactly who you would be? Yes, there are things that we do, outside of the will of God yet it doesn’t stop us from being a child of God. This is why you have to stop being tricked by the enemy into believing you aren’t worthy enough because of your past. Baby, if our past could keep us from tapping into our destiny, a lot of us would be walking the street, right now, out of our mind. If our past could hinder us from being what God has ordained for our lives, a whole lot of us would be strung out on drugs in the back of somebody’s alley. If God had to wait until we cleaned ourselves up, He wouldn’t have anybody to choose from. So, stop being bamboozled and fooled into thinking you aren’t worthy. Stop listening to what ‘they’ say when ‘they’ weren’t there the night you laid out in the floor on the brink of natural death and it was the spiritual sanctification of resuscitation that brought you back. Quit allowing what man think to knock you on your back when man wasn’t the one who snatched you out the pit of purgatory (agony) and put you into the place of peace. Yes, you have to fight. Yes, you have to suffer. Yes, your name may be slandered and you may find yourself having thoughts of giving up but my brother, my sister; you lose when you stop fighting. It’s not when you get tired, it’s not when you cry, it’s not when you scream but it’s when you stop fighting that you lose the chance to become victorious. We lose the opportunity to win when we give up. Don’t let that be today. You’ve come too far in this thang to quit now. No matter what you see, know that there’s better on the other side as long as you continue to press forward!

The God we serve

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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