Daily Devotional – 5/7/19 “Trust God’s Process”


For years I fought God. (Sometimes, I still unintentionally do) Yes, I was in church but church wasn’t in me. I could recite scriptures but I was still in a place of suffering. I was faithful to worship but I wasn’t worshipping and the truth is, I didn’t know how because I was wounded. Somewhere on this journey, I was wounded by church. Maybe it was due to being tired of traditions, overlooked because of the gender I was born with, overworked but undervalued. Whatever it was, I was in worship with open wounds. Then God called me, He chose me and He set me apart and I knew things had to change. So, I said YES to grace and I said YES to God.


Did it mean all my suffering would end? No, sometimes the weight feels even heavier now but it was God intentionally lengthening my journey because He needs me capable of handling destiny. The days when funds are low, they’re preparing me for destiny. The nights of not being able to sleep, preparation for destiny. Being talked about, preparation for destiny. The unextended invitations, preparation for destiny. Those nights I stayed up pacing, God was preparing me for the nights I now stay up to pray. Those days I wanted to give up, God was preparing me to now stand in the gap for those who seek encouragement from me on the days it’s you who wants to throw it in. Those times we suffered in marriage, God was preparing me to tell you how to push through in yours. Those times we suffer financially prepare us to now help somebody else survive.


I shared this because you need to know … God isn’t making you suffer intentionally, He’s intentionally lengthening your journey because He needs you ready when you get to destiny. Understand, you may be walking in your destiny now but it doesn’t mean you’ve reached the part where it pays better, the stress isn’t so heavy, your money ain’t funny or etc. Truth is, God needs you prepared to handle everything that comes with destiny. See, when you reach the platform of true destiny; the pain, the problems, the people, the purpose AND the paychecks are different (increase). If you can’t handle being talked about, lied on, overlooked, underpaid and tired on this level; you sure in heaven, won’t make it in destiny.

#TrustGodandtheprocess

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Daily Devotional – 4/25/19 “May not know when but it will!”


‪Sometimes God will allow you to go through because you have the resources (or access to them) and the voice to fight for someone who doesn’t.

This is why you have to know …


You are not being used but unmovable
You are not being forsaken but faithful
You are not being overlooked but obedient


You may not be seeing a return on your investment and you’re thinking about giving up because being in the world was better. You may be struggling although you’re serving and you’re at the end of your rope. You might be contemplating ending it all or thinking about throwing in the towel. You may be tired of praying but beloved … hold on. No, I don’t have the magic word that will end your pain. I don’t have the wand to make all of your problems disappear. I don’t have the prophecy that will set your life in order. What I do have is the word and God’s word gives me a YET praise. What’s a yet praise? It’s what bible shares in Habakkuk 3:17-19 …


“Even though the fig trees have no blossoms, and there are no grapes on the vines; even though the olive crop fails, and the fields lie empty and barren; even though the flocks die in the fields, and the cattle barns are empty, yet I will rejoice in the LORD! I will be joyful in the God of my salvation! The Sovereign LORD is my strength! He makes me as surefooted as a deer, able to tread upon the heights.”


Here’s my affirmation for today: I may not see a bud blooming YET I’ll praise God because I know it’s coming. I may not know when but I know it will!