Good Morning Warrior!
Word for the Day:
“Stewards of Relationship”
Text: 2 Samuel 7:24
“For You have made Your people Israel Your very own people forever; and You, LORD, have become their God.”
As the people of God we are: “Stewards of Relationship,” that’s what’s on our menu for Breakfast this morning. King David’s heart is overwhelmed with what God has done. He has made Israel His people, His Very Own People FOREVER; and He has become their God! As I read these words I was just beginning to feel David’s heart as God reminds him of what He’s done for him:
“..... I took you from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people, over Israel.
And I have been with you wherever you have gone, and have cut off all your enemies from before you, and have made you a great name, like the name of the great men who are on the earth.”(2Sam.7:8-9). And God is not finished with David - He has More to Do:
“Moreover I will appoint a place for My people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in a place of their own and move no more; nor shall the sons of wickedness oppress them anymore, as previously,
since the time that I commanded judges to be over My people Israel, and have caused you to rest from all your enemies. Also the LORD tells you that He will make you a house.” (2Sam.7:10-11).
Listen up Warrior! What God has done for you, and in you, and through you is Awesome! He’s taken you from death to life, from no purpose in life to an unfolding adventure with God. He’s taken you from being a stranger and enemy of God to being a son and daughter of God, and a joint-heir with Jesus Christ. Oh Wow! What more could I ever ask for! When I have God as My God I have more than I can even imagine!
However, He has More waiting for us just ahead; “a place of our own, where the son’s of wickedness will no longer oppress us and we’ll have Rest from our enemies Forever.”
God is Building you and I a House - Because of Relationship; We are His people and He is our God! Ooooh Rah!
As Warriors, sons and daughters of God, We are Stewards of this Relationship.
“Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful.” (1Corin.4:2).
Knowing What God has Done in our life, and what is waiting just ahead for us - How Should We Live Right Now, as Stewards of our Relationship with God? We should shine brightly as a Beacon of Hope and Love in the chaos of this present hour. This is not a time to hide, this is our finest hour to Shine! In the words of Steve Green:
“O may all who come behind us
Find us faithful,
May the fire of our devotion
Light their way.
May the footprints that we leave,
Lead them to believe,
And the lives we live
Inspire them to obey.
O may all who come behind us
Find us faithful.”
In the Words of our Commander Jesus Christ:
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”(Matt.5:16)
Warrior at your side,