Thank you Gentlemen

Sorry for the lack of posting! Playing catch up now and we are going all the way back to January 6 for this post.

Thank you to the gentleman out there and for this girl who wrote this that is truly uplifting. Here are also some verses for reflection:
The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all; he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken. Psalm 34:17-20
Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God. (Romans 8:5-8)

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This blog continues to come to mind whenever the thought of, where are Godly men are in this world. They do exist, I have met them and seen them. Media tells us guys are to sleep around, that’s how they ultimately learn how to truly treat a woman. It’s not much better when girls accept this and give into what media and this world tells us. In 2 Corinthians 11:2-3 it says, “I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But I am afraid that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent’s cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.” This is what the world can so easily do it to us, but that is why we’re to stand firm in the Lord.

If you have a guy friend and he’s truly being a Godly man, encourage him, be a friend. Don’t complain about how terrible all men are. This discourages those good Godly men and can also lose you into accepting this cycle and not being the Godly woman that you can be. Reflect on God’s truth. Be Christ like. Don’t follow the things of this world.

Thank you for the gentleman and Godly men. Thank you for the woman who are Proverbs 31 woman and show Christ love.

His Grace is Sufficient

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:9, 10

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From the verse above, God needs us to be weak because we can then see his need for him in our life. Through Christ, when we are weak, don’t you feel incredible strong when you’re trusting in him? It’s so powerful. When God calls us to a place and to live the life he has designed for us, he gives us the power and strength to have his glory be shown through all we do.

That is what has made yesterday’s post with the verses from 2 Corinthians 12:9, 10 tie in with today’s article and passage:

One of the biggest struggles can be asking yourself what you’re doing with your life. However as a Christian you may ask, “Am I doing what I’m called to do? What am I called to do?” Sometimes where we are is exactly where God has called us to be.
Each person should remain in the situation they were in when God called them. Were you a slave when you were called? Don’t let it trouble you—although if you can gain your freedom, do so. For the one who was a slave when called to faith in the Lord is the Lord’s freed person; similarly, the one who was free when called is Christ’s slave. You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of human beings. Brothers and sisters, each person, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation they were in when God called them. 1 Corinthians 7:20-24

Relevant Magazine’s article: “How to Find Your Calling (And Why Most People Get This Wrong)

Rejoice! You have a God that has a plan for you! He has called you to be where you are and doing something that you have the skills for, a passion, and you shine with his glorious light! Yes, there are times of struggle and weakness even in those callings, but that is why we need God. God shows us his strength and our true need for him.

I know I am repeating myself. Just let that all sink in. We have a God who calls us to be where we are, doing something we love, and all we need to do is follow him and serve him. Now with that we are continuously blessed. God continuously gives and gives for us. Yes, his grace is sufficient because without it we would be so lost. Think of previous or current struggles. Isn’t it unimaginable to go through any of those things without God? I would not want to go through this life without God.

Maybe the point is not so constantly be seeking a calling, but to pray and ask God for his guidance. He will bring us an answer. You could be at your calling now and be completely unaware because you are so desperately trying to find your calling. Open your eyes to his glory and be present. In all things that you do, serve, and every conversation – BE PRESENT! God is always there for us, why can’t we be there for his people and those lost sheep or those found to help in his glory? It is not about getting through to the many, it is all about the one. Build on the relationships you currently have, those that you’ve neglected try to reconnect.