Glory Seed Devotional, 2017.07.24

Glory Seed Devotional’s, 2017: Anticipating and Experiencing Jehovah-Jireh…

Jesus, you are my safe place

Shalom!

“Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28, NLT)

Jesus, you are my source of strength!

  • I am weak, but my faith in your strength is strong.
  • I may wonder why I become weak or why difficulties happen but I’ll never wonder about the depth of your love for me.
  • I rejoice in my weaknesses because through them I’ve come to know you.

Jesus, you are my Lifeline!

  • Without you I am but a body with a heartbeat, just a little higher than an animal.
  • But with you I am a valued child of God.
  • Because of you Satan is jealous and seeks to take me away from you.
  • But I am not afraid because I know you are my Lifeline, my connection with God the Father.

Jesus, you are my eyes!

  • I need to see with spiritual eyes because I need to see into the hearts of people to see their pain, to see their weaknesses.
  • I need to see the path upon which I can walk that enables me to witness to them your love, your strength, and your compassion.

Jesus, you are my hands!

  • I need to see life from the cross.
  • I need to look at my hands and see that they are the hands of a servant giving his life so others may live.
  • I need to look at my hands and feel your pain and in some small way become apart of the Father’s eternal plan.

Jesus, I need your heart!

  • I need your heart so that I may center every waking breath proclaiming your life, your breath, your death and resurrection to those whose hearts are of stone.
  • I need your heart because it is the center of your compassion and the center where forgiveness flows freely.

Jesus, you are my Home!

  • When it’s raining and cold I can come in and get warmed and dried by the heat from your heart.
  • When I am hungry I can enter your dining room and feast on the best heaven.
  • When sin has done it dirty work and turned me filthy-dirty I can go in your laundry room and be cleansed by your sacrificial blood.
  • When I am out of breath from struggling against overwhelming odds I can walk into your chapel and feel the gentle life-giving breath of the Holy Spirt.

Jesus, I am yours!

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” **

Grace and PEACE,

Gary

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“Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved.”

**Psalm 27:14, New Living Translation

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