Sunday was a great day for our church. We celebrated our young people returning from London, England and they did a fantastic job of sharing and praying over our church. I talked about changing our legacy as we finished our series in Philemon. The bottom line for those of us that are Christ-followers is that we are new creations! The moment that we received Christ, it marked our lives and we became forever different. I told the story of Jacob in the Old Testament (Genesis 32) and how God touched him and he was changed. The scriptures teach us that he wrestled with God and from that night on he walked different. It wasn't simply that God touched his thigh and changed his physical capabilities. Jacob wrestled with who he was (vs. 27). He was a deceiver. That was his legacy. But that night he owned up to who he was and God touched him and changed his name and his legacy. God will do the same with us if we fight through our past and embrace our future in Him. Before I forget, I told the story about my son Colby biting and marking my son Caleb. I said I would post the pics so here they are!
Today I read a great devotional from Joel Osteen Ministries that I thought would be an encouragement to you. To often we settle for mediocrity & second best in our lives. Many times I trust God for so little when He really wants to bless me big! I want to challenge you today to remember that God can do more in & through your life than what your currently believing for! Take a step & believe big today! TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever" (Ephesians 3:20-21, NKJ) TODAY'S WORD from Joel and Victoria God wants to do exceedingly abundantly above all you can ever ask, think, or imagine. In another place, it says that no person has ever seen, heard, or even imagined the wonderful things that God has in store for those who love the Lord. But notice that it's according