Saturday, June 22, 2019

Is It Time to Wake Up, Get Up & Get Going?

This past year the pastors at my church have been teaching their way through the Book of Isaiah. A few weeks ago Pastor Jim Samra taught from Isaiah 51 and 52 and today I want to share a few of the things he said with you, and provide this link where you are able to see his message as well. (It is well worth the 32 minutes it will take to watch and listen to him.)

Jim spoke about waking up and shared how in these verses God does two things - He gives us "permission" to ask Him to "wake up" when we are going through a difficult time and need to see Him work in our lives, and He asks us to "wake up" and get going. 

If you are experiencing a difficult time, if you have loved ones who are not walking with God, yet you pray faithfully for them to return, you may need to call out to God and ask Him to do what He has promised to do - bring the wandering/lost lambs back. God will not zap you with lightening for asking Him to "wake up"; not at all. If you feel like you need to see God work in your life, respectfully ask Him to do so.

And, if you are a grandparent, you likely have fewer days before you than you do behind you, so wake up! Make the most of the time you have left and do what God wants you to do - get going and let Him use you in your family, church, community or even your world. Make the most of the time you have left.

Take 32 minutes and listen to Jim - you will be so glad you did!

#grandmas #handingdownthefaith #itmatterswhatwedo #grandparentingonpurpose

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