Daily Devotional – 8/6/18 “I called your name!”

Look… I don’t know everything but I know God.

This morning, leaving the neurologist AGAIN with another medicine to “try” and alleviate these migraines and vertigo, I began to talk to God. As my head pounded, I started, what I thought was, a simple conversation with God but then the Holy Ghost took over and my talk went from being about me to calling out the names of others.

Some are people I’ve never met but connected through ministry or books. Others were my family and friends. I called names because some of you have been portraying to be strong, in public and for social media but in the darkness you’re weak and crying. I called your name because you’ve been calling everybody else name. I called your name because you need God immediately. I called your name, beloved because you’re at your breaking point.

I called your name, for over 30 minutes because I need God to do for you what you’ve been praying for. I called your name because I need your tears to stop and your fears to subside. I called your name because I need you to trust your destiny plan. I called your name because you’re in an unfamiliar place and you’re scared. I called your name because you didn’t know what else to do.

Don’t worry about me because while I was calling your name, somebody is calling mine. Thank you.

Rest now, servant, God is working.

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.

3 thoughts on “Daily Devotional – 8/6/18 “I called your name!”

  1. To God be the glory thanks for calling my name in the mighty name of Jesus as I call your name we are healed by his strife 🙏

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