Friday, April 25, 2008

God's Favor?

Job was my daily Bible reading today and I am almost sure that part of God's favor is hardship. God was so proud of Job when He showed him to Satan. It is easy for us to boast in the Lord when things are going just the way we want but what happens when aren't? It means so much when we praise Him out of our difficulty. 
Romans 8:17-18 "Now if we are children, then we are heirs - heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory. I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us." 
Jesus came to Earth for one reason, to give his life as a ransom for many. What makes us think we are to do any less? 

P.S. Please pray for me, I have been asked to write some devotionals for pastors wives and I am scared and just don't where to start or how to start or what to even say. Who am I to write a devotional for anyone, I can't really even spell??


Mishelle said...

Some of your very own blogg entries would make for good devotional discussions. Go for it

Anonymous said...

You will be great - just listen to what God tells you. You are good at hearing ut and putting it down.

Lady J said...

We are our own worst critic sometimes, y'know? I have read a lot of your blogs and feel that you would be marvelous at sharing God's heart with women. Women need other women to be open, natural, and real. You are all those things and more. So be encouraged to be an open door for God to come through and bless the heart of women so longing for understanding and worth. Blessings to ya!

pondering said...

Awesome, you are a fantastic devotional writer, and besides, God's spirit will lead you, so no need to depend on anything in your own strength.
Imagine the chance also to learn and grow closer to the Lord yourself in this assignment too?
Those women will be blessed. They, like all of us, have great needs, and I wonder how many people hesitate to reach out and minister to them because they feel they somehow aren't able? I'll bet those women wish more people would reach out to them.
You are answering a good calling. God bless you.