Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Take Flight

We all have moments in life where we see the sun shining so we get up and do something with our lives. That is the total opposite of how we should operate as Christians. Do you think God wants us to sit around and wait for miracles to happen? No. I refuse to sit around and wait for someone else to do what God has called me to do myself. People tend to wait for a calling, they think they need an invitation to do God's work. We already recieved that invitation over 2,000 years ago when Jesus sacrificed himself on the cross. He invited us to be a part of Him. We have been crucified with Christ and it is no longer we that live but Christ lives in us.
The bible tells us to take up His cross. Sometimes we get confused on what that really means. We often think that we need to take up OUR cross. When we start to believe that, then we often get weighed down by the thought of it. When it says HIS cross, it really means it. Jesus already took up the cross for us. We need to take up HIS cross, by believing what he has already done.
Let me tell you this, many people were crucified back then. So what made Jesus' crucifixion so important? Jesus was the Son of God, He died on the cross for the forgiveness of all of our sins. When He was hanging there, all of our sin was weighing Him down making it the most painful experience anyone can EVER go through.
While your soaking that crucial thought into your mind, take a look at this picture. I went with my mom and a friend to middle creek a while back. This place is known for their geese. During their migration, they stop here and rest in the lake over night. When it hits sunrise, the geese take flight in to the fields to feed. This is a perfect example of what i am trying to say. The geese sit around and wait for the sun to come out and then they take flight in to the world. Guess what? The sun already came out in your life when God made His first thought about you.

We dont need to wait around and wait for something to happen, because Jesus already provided us with a miracle. He wants you to stop waiting, start praying, and begin glorifying. Lets take flight into the world and do what we are called to do. Show God that you are willing to do whatever it takes. Whatever is holding you back, drop it. Lay it down at His feet and feel free. It feels absolutely amazing when you know you are set free from all your troubles and worries.

Dear God, we tend to get ourselves in a situation that we feel like we need to wait for you to show us a sign. You have shown us that it's unnecessary to wait. Give us the strength to drop everything that is holding us back so that we are able to drive ourselves nearer to you. Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice you have given us. Let us take up your cross and not our own, for you have done so already. May my words make an impact on someone who needs you in their life. I am only the one who will guide people into the right direction that will eventually land in your arms. There may be someone who is on the edge of falling apart and i pray that you will bring them back up on their feet and show them that you are all powerful and loving. Amen.

1 comment:

  1. You continue to amaze me! The man you are becoming in Christ and in life. Such an inspiration to so many. I love you my child as Christ loves His children. I am blessed that He sent you to me!