Within My Waiting There Is Purpose | Servant Girl

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Here is a fact, Before God moves, I have to wait.

Nowadays a lot of people are moved by the pressures of this world, the crowd speaking rather than God. We have become so sensitive to our neighbor’s status but less sensitive to the leading of the Holy Spirit. Who is really gazing their eyes on Jesus to see Him bring to completion the work He started in us? Who is still waiting for His will to be fulfilled?

I don’t think we were wired to enjoy waiting. It’s just a tiring, straining and an aching process to go through. But everything in life involves waiting. We wait for jobs, we wait for prayers to be answered. We wait for marriage. We wait for children. We wait for our first cars. We wait for healing. We wait for revival.

Recently I learned that I am just a servant girl and that Jesus is my master. He is the one who know the plans for my life. All I can do is watch for the slightest sign that He may give for His will.

I am anxiously waiting to do my Master’s will. I will wait until He moves me. I am the Lord’s servant.

A servant girl inquires of God not her friends or the latest trend on social media.

She waits upon Him for direction and His timing.

A girl who is just a servant looks unto Jesus for strength to assist her, being conscious of her own weakness. She learns to wait upon Him for strength.

She will do all in His name and strength.

In Luke 1:38, We see a humble heart of Mary. This is what she said to the angel, “I am the Lord’s servant, May your word to me be fulfilled.”  Mary did not count herself worth to receive anything from God , She was humbled that God choose Her to fulfill His purpose for mankind.

God does not owe us anything, He has already giving us everything. All that we receive now is just His gifts of kindness.

Psalm 123:2 As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female slave look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy.

It is a beautiful thing to wait on God when you know your place.

He is Lord. He is in Control. He determines the times.

I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.( Psalm 130:5)

So this is what my obedience faith will say, I AM ONLY A SERVANT GIRL, I will serve your will and your timing. Let your will be fulfilled in my life.

 

Within our waiting there is a purpose.Faith

Where Are The Nine? Cultivate A Grateful Heart !

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At all times and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father. (Ephesians 5:20)

Luke 17:11-18 Though the world sees and soon forgets, We will not forget who You are and what You have done for us. Relatively few people who receive the goodness of the Lord return to give Him thanks for what He has done. That does not keep the Lord from doing what is right for us. He healed all ten of these lepers according to their request – not just the one who was thankful. However, there was only one out of the ten that was made “whole.

He was also desiring to meet their spiritual needs, but only one out of the ten came back for that.

Paul encouraged the church in Ephesus to cultivate a grateful heart in all things. Always Give thanks to God; constantly, at all time,in every situation including our trials. God does not allow us any exceptions. The word does not say “Often giving thanks in most things”
 Acts 16:25, Philippians 1:3-4, Psalm 57:7, Romans 8:28

(Romans 5:3-5) God using trials to produce perseverance, character and hope.

Being unthankful is always a sign of pride in our hearts, exalting ourselves above God. A selfless person can be content with very little. A self-centered person cannot be satisfied.

Thankfulness is a sign of humility.

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Cultivate in you a grateful heart!

RIP OPEN THE HEAVENS | Invade earth,we are ready for encounters with You!

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BURST from the heavens and come down. Would you RIP OPEN the heavens and descend, make the mountain tremble at Your presence.

I want to see the rivers of God in the city of Francistown. Jesus come and cool Your city down with Your rivers. Splash the streets of Francistown with JOY. You are the God of this City, Of this church!

Heaven invade this earth..!!! We are ready for encounters with You.

What happens when Jesus is in our assembly?A lot of scriptures tries to explain how God appears to his people, how it feels like when He is around His people. It is a special thing to be encountered by God. I want to see Him march among us and just minister to us.

Isaiah 64, His presence makes the mountains tremble, it consumes everything in our world, it shakes off all that is not His.

In Exodus 19 we see God getting His people ready for Himself, consecrating them and washing their garments just so He can come down to minister to them. God want to meet with us. We ought to also desire to meet with Him. We are privileged people to be so close to God.

SIMPLY WORSHIP Him because he deserves it all.

I am getting ready for an event this weekend. Open Heavens, Worship weekend. It’s a simply a time set apart just to worship God, nothing else. That just excites me. Even though we have a song list I am just expecting Him to invade us and cause our hearts to simply worship, beyond our song list.

The theme is One thirst, Psalm 42:1-2. It’s going to be a wonderful time of lifting our thirsty hearts to Jesus, knowing that only he alone can satisfy us. THIRST UP, We are talking God cravings:):)

                                                  Rain!!

                                                 We are asking for rain

                                                 A Holy Spirit

Psalm 46:4-6 ;There is a river whose streams shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God will help her right early [at the dawn of the morning].The nations raged, the kingdoms tottered and were moved; He uttered His voice, the earth melted.

God’s highest desire is that every one of His believing children should so love and so adore Him and that we are continually in His presence. A.W TOZER

Looking forward to an amazing weekend with Him:)

Illegitimate children and TRUE SONS. The Father disciplines His own.

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I required Him to discipline me but He didn’t . I wanted to hear his voice of concern over the decisions that I make in life but He kept silent.

I don’t know how many of you have ever yearned for your father’s attention as much as I did. I remember I used to do anything and everything irritating to get his attention. I needed my father to correct me. I wanted him to show me that he loved me.

Every time He withheld discipline from me, I felt like He didn’t care. It made me feel like I am not His. Even though I was not really carrying his blood I needed him to take that place in my life. A place of a father. I wanted to feel like a daughter in his house.

Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father? 

The word of God encourages us to endure discipline, knowing that God discipline those He loves. I do not want my heart to refuse His correction. A teachable heart yields to correction and discipline. Discipline is linked to submission and authority. God is our Father, we need to learn to submit to Him.

Hebrews 12:7-11 This scripture talks about how God’s discipline proves His love. God’s discipline is for our good, though it’s painful it brings peaceful harvest of right living.

What a joy it is to be disciplined corrected by God. His heart’s desire is that his children know the truth and walk. The father knows best and He wants best for His children.

I am reminded of a story of how moulds us, as a potter.

Jeremiah 18 :1-12 We can trust the hands of the Father as a potter. I recently went through the process of moulding just to see what this actually includes in the natural. There are different kinds of clay and various qualities. God knows how we ought to come out, we just need to trust His best.

When you are moulding you first have to mix , blend clay forcing air out. I don’t think that is such a pleasant thing but it turns us beautiful in Him.

Job 5: 17-18 What a joy it is to be corrected by God. He wounds to bandage. He strikes and he also heals. Our father is so gentle with us.

I don’t want to resist the Holy Spirit. I want the Father of my spirit to teach me my soul.

Discipline produces wisdom. Proverbs 29:15

 

If you do not k…

If you do not know the presence of God in your office, your home, then God is not in the church when you attend.

If you cannot worship God in the midst of your responsibility on Monday, it it very likely that you were worshipping on Sunday.

If you worship on Sunday, What happens on Monday?

 

 

I still want to keep my facebook friends .., But please check this out.

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This is really good, take some time to go over it.

Some few questions to ask yourself before posting to social media:):):) Pause and think why you are updating that statues.

1. Am I seeking approval?
If you’ve taken an introductory psychology class, you’ve probably heard of B.F. Skinner and operant conditioning. Skinner suggested that we learn behaviour through reinforcement.
When we view social media from a lens of discontentment, whatever we find will be colored with bitterness and ungratefulness.
When I seek validation through something I post and that little red flag starts popping up to notify me of each person giving me attention, it’s an addictive reward. And it works. I feel better, so I keep coming back for more. The next time I need to feel approval, I’ll return to the source that poured it out last time, and the cycle of reinforcement continues.
What are the bigger needs asking to be met here? Maybe it’s a desire for community. Perhaps it stems from unresolved conflict with someone I love. Or maybe I just thrive on pleasing people and hearing their praise. If your interaction with the internet is driven by a need for approval, consider healthier ways to address this issue and choose to stop reinforcing the unhealthy ones.

2. Am I boasting?
There’s sharing excitement and then there’s bragging. Truthfully, we each know which camp we fall in.
When the Apostle Paul described what it meant to love others, he specifically mentioned that love does not boast. That post isn’t “just a picture” or “just a tweet,” it’s an opportunity to love others in a way that reflects Jesus. Or it’s an opportunity to show them something quite different, something that looks nothing like Christ.
Examine your motivations and walk away before using social media as the adult version of show-and-tell.

3. Am I discontent?
Are you looking for something “better”? If so, walk away. Nothing you will read, write or see is going to solve this one.
Instead, ask yourself why you are discontent and address those needs. When we view social media from a lens of discontentment, whatever we find will be colored with bitterness and ungratefulness. Their lives will begin to look brighter than ours, while our lives will take on a sense of lacking.
Let us not forget—their world is as ordinary as ours and our life is as exciting as theirs. Do you believe that in your core? If not, take a break. Deactivate your account for a couple months. Create space to re -evaluate and look for answers in the places you’ll actually find them. Stop asking the virtual world to solve dissatisfaction with the physical one.

4. Is this a moment to protect?
When my son crawls into my lap, he doesn’t want me to take his picture and shoot it across Facebook. He doesn’t care who else thinks I have a cute kid. He just wants me to hold him and see him. To feel his soft, chunky arms and to focus on the way his eyelashes move when he blinks.
When we interrupt lunch with a friend in order to quote her on Twitter, we invite hundreds of people into a conversation that could have been sacred; and we miss the sweet memories that may have formed had her words remained simply between the two of us.
Not every great moment needs to be shared. In fact, some of the best times are most enjoyed privately. If we suspend the present in an attempt to capture its beauty in 140 characters or less, we sacrifice our experience of the moment itself. We also rob each other of something that has been lost in our digital age—keeping a handful of memories between us and those we are closest to, or even just between us and God.

5. Is it kind?
Let’s return to Paul and his call to love. “Love is patient. Love is kind.”
Our culture tells us it’s our right to comment on everything, regardless of whether it was addressed to us and without consideration for how it might affect others.
We have been given covered space from which to throw grenades, without requiring us to take responsibility for the weight of our words.
We’ve replaced face-to-face confrontation with sharp comments and mocking memes. We write demeaning tweets addressed to celebrities or openly criticize individuals we have never met, hiding behind the convenience that they cannot directly defend themselves and nobody is putting our personal lives on display for public criticism.
We have been given covered space from which to throw grenades, without requiring us to take responsibility for the weight of our words, their effect on other people and their reflection on the Church. Jesus said the world would recognize us by our love. What messages are we sending?
A Better Way
Social Media seems to be built around the idea that it can infiltrate nearly every part of our lives. And if we let it, that’s exactly what will happen. We are the ones who say when its reach becomes unhealthy.

Wow!

This entry was posted on April 30, 2014. 1 Comment