Good morning, Lord Jesus. Help me start this day and every day embraced by the Father, centered in Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit. ...
"But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart" (Luke 2:29).
Do we treasure our spiritual encounters and supernatural experiences? Do we “treasure” the words of God spoken into our spirits and confirmed by the witness of others? Do we ponder them and think on them? Do we allow ourselves to be aligned with them, expecting them to come to pass, all in Your time and all in Your way?
Or do we just say, "Oh, that was a nice moment" or "Hum, that was really interesting?" or “That was really weird.”
Do we take lightly the spiritual dimension of our lives or treat it as strange and hide it away, as if we're afraid someone will know that we really do believe in the unseen realm and supernatural things of God?
Your Word encourages us to take seriously this spiritual dimension, to seek out, treasure and ponder our supernatural experiences with trusting faith and expectant hope: "We look not at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen; for what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal" (2 Corinthians 4:18). "Seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God" (Colossians 2:2-3). "Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than a two-edged sword" (Hebrews 4:12).
My family, I pray you will take a moment now to reflect on some recent Divine encounters you've had with God. May you treasure them and ponder them in your heart in trusting faith and expectant hope that every good thing of God will come to pass in your life in His timing and His way. Please pray the same for me. God bless you, my friends!
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Gary Liederbach- Lead Follower
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