Sunday Stillness – Prayer of Jabez
This is our third week in studying the Prayer of Jabez at church. As I repeat each day, “Lord, bless me indeed, expand my territory,” I see things differently. I take the time to connect with people on Twitter, on Facebook and in my personal life. God still gives me ample time to finish what other tasks need to done.
‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty (Zechariah 4:6, NIV).
If I want to be a true follow of Jesus I need to spend time with Him, to listen to Him and get to know Him better. Then I hope God will work through me to expand my territory (my ministry).
As I work through two strong faith-filled books (Prayer of Jabez and Not a Fan) and read through the New Testament as a Lenten discipline, it seems like a big challenge. But nothing is impossible with God. Somehow I am doing this and not stressed in the least. Thank You, Lord.
God always intervenes when you put His agenda before yours and go for it (Bruce Wilkinson, Prayer of Jabez)!
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