|Posted on March 30, 2018 at 3:50 PM|
Beloved, others don't have to understand your dreams, goals, or your motives.
I was recently sharing with a few women about my interest in "marketplace ministry." Someone chimed in it was because of the money that could be made. I quickly corrected their assumption.
I believe LIGHT needs to be everywhere decisions about my life are being made. The engineers designing these phones we stare into all day may never make it to a church or synagogue, but what if they encountered a voice of LIGHT during one of those company meetings or professional development sessions everyone hates. What if we envisioned that people could encounter the divine in every aspect of life, including in their workplaces and social spaces?
Did Jesus meet people soley in the temple, or did he encounter them at wells, in graveyards, near the sea, and moving through towns?
I'm glad today that Jesus' divinity didn't allow people to place him a box that could only accommodate his humanity. Many just want Jesus to be Mary's baby, the carpenter's son, and some still believe he was simply a prophet. I'm glad today that he was all of that as well as Savior of the world.
If they doubted Jesus' potential and motives then trust that they will doubt yours! So here's your Good Friday word not spoken from the cross:
Don't allow your dreams and visions to stay in "a tomb" because of what others think! May the Holy Spirit breathe life into those spaces of your life where you and others have already written obituaries.
The hope of resurrection reminds us that what you thought was dead can live again! May you be blessed on this most special weekend, and as always, continue to Look and Live!
Rev. Dr. Arlecia Simmons, Chief Encourager
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