“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16 ESV)
“Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.” (Romans 12:11 ESV)
Do you feel dull? Not as sharp in the spirit that you should be?
This is from the song What If by Matthew West.
“I’m gonna dream a little bigger,What If by Matthew West
Burn a little brighter.
Stand a little taller, closer to Your fire.
Dig a little deeper,
Reach a little further,
Love a little harder.”
I will admit it, I’m not as sharp as I should be. I have let too much of the world in, I opened a door that should be locked, nailed shut and blocked off. God has told me before to dream big. So I have been and some of what I have been asking for has come. But the really big things haven’t. So I asked God. I said, “Hey God! What’s going on? Where am I missing it?”
God answered me with questions, “Why have you quit asking? Why have you stopped listening for My voice?”
Ouch! That kind of smarted. I hadn’t realized I hadn’t been listening for Him as I should. I used to. But I can, and will, change. I will seek His face, I will pray more and longer. I will pray more in the Spirit. I ask God for the fire to fall on me, light me up Lord! Make me on fire for You again.
Back when I was first saved, I was on fire. I set out to save the world. Well, the world didn’t want to be saved and shut me down quickly. I got my poor little feelings hurt and stopped trying. Then I stopped going to church but finally came back. I felt like I was finally home again. But I miss the fire. I need it to get me through each day. So God, light me up, strike the match and set me on fire again for You.
How about you? Are you needing a good healthy dose of Holy Ghost fire? Look up. It’s coming.
Have a great day everyone.
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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