I was praying this morning for a word for you, readers. I didn’t want to write a post just for the sake of getting my weekly post up.
So this is for someone out there.
The Lord brought me to 1 Timothy 4. I love this whole chapter.
1 Timothy 4:12-16 NKJV
Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all. Take heed to yourself and to the doctrine. Continue in them, for in doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.
Paul was telling Timothy that he was not too young to be called by God, to be CHOSEN by God for a purpose. He challenged him not to neglect the gift that was in him.
You are called. Don’t neglect the gift that is in you.
And that’s what I believe the Lord gave me for you today, friend. You are not too young, too old, too uneducated, too ________________ (you fill in the blank). You have gifts inside you – are you using them for His glory? Are you walking in your destiny?
I absolutely love love LOVE verse 12. “Be an example to believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” In what way does that challenge you? What example are you setting? Are you ruled by the flesh or by the spirit? Are you walking in love, in faith, in purity… are you conducting yourself in a way that brings glory toRead More »