When all the jars were full, she said to her son, "Bring me another one." But he replied, "There is not a jar left." Then the oil stopped flowing. – 2 Kings 4:6(NIV)
Rhonda gathered courage and approached the senior pastor. Quickly she confessed the trouble she’d been having, laying bare her soul.
“That is awful,” the pastor lamented. “I will certainly pray for you.”
But as Rhonda left, she wondered, “Will you? When?”
The missionaries brought the service to a rousing conclusion, laying hands on the sick and leading one more chorus of praise.
They brought hundreds to the Lord. Newly christened Christians were weeping on their knees, waiting to be filled.
“Isn’t God amazing,” one missionary said. “Tomorrow we are in Ghana.”
Julie jammed clothes into the washer, turned on the drier and carried folded laundry en route to making lunch for her three children.
“It never stops,” she thought. “When am I ever going to have time to do something for God?”
Could it be that everything is sacred?
James confessed to his Bible study group he had mixed feelings about evicting the homeless couple from his apartment complex.
“It was getting to where I was going to be affected financially,” he said. “I figure God will find a willing vessel.
“Then I think, maybe it was me.”
“You are such a blessing!” Julio told Joan as his father smiled from the much needed wheelchair. “I will landscape your property free!”
No, thought Joan, the blessings can’t stop.
“Go to church instead,” she said.
“Your church?” he asked suspiciously.
“You are very shrewd,” he laughed.
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