Aloha Saints, Sinners, Family and Friends,
Too good, not to pass along. But a word of caution and balance. Obedience gets blessing and disobedience gets a lump of coal. This will only work if you are in a place of obedience and humility. Please don’t expect God to bless disobedience. If there is anything in your life that you know God dislikes you might want to take a better look at it and have the humility to repent. Like a definition of insanity in doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Sin needs to be seen as the lie that it is and God’s WORD helps to define what sin is. Sin always lies, you can pay the price but your never get what is promised. Don’t expect perseverance to work if you also have your hand in the cooky jar without God’s permission. Love in Jesus, Ken<>< www.Trinity-Aloha.org
“Ask and keep on asking and it will be given to you; seek and keep on seeking and you will find; knock and keep on knocking and the door will be opened to you.”
(Matthew 7:7, AMP)
In Mark chapter five, there was a woman who had been sick for twelve years. The doctors gave her no hope. But she heard that Jesus was passing through her town. Something deep down on the inside was saying, “This is your season. This is your time to get well.” In the natural, when she saw all the people around Him, she thought, “I’ll never get to Him. It’s so crowded and I’m weak.” She almost missed her season. But instead of dwelling on those negative thoughts, instead of looking at her situation, she started reminding herself, “If I can just get to Jesus, I will be whole.” She made the choice to turn her thoughts in the right direction and was empowered to take a leap of faith. She pressed through the crowd until she got just close enough to touch the edge of Jesus’ robe. Instantly, she was made whole.
Jesus said in Mark 5:34, “Daughter, your faith has made you well.” Notice it’s our faith that activates God’s power. We have to press through our thoughts, press through our circumstances, press through the crowd and obstacles until we touch Him.
Today, with every step you take, God is drawing closer to you. He’ll meet your faith with His miraculous power so you can embrace the victory He has waiting for you!
A Prayer for Today
“Father, I come to You today with an open and humble heart. I ask You to fill me with Your strength, peace and joy so that I can press through to victory today. Show me the good plan You have for me in Jesus’ name. Amen.”