Is it all for some big huge payoff?

Often I have fasted and prayed for some huge payoff way down the line.  I needed a big answer to a big question; therefore, I prayed a lot and fasted to hear from God, or get some sort of spiritual explosion.  For days, I would suffer through the swamp of sacrifice knowing that it would all pay off in the end.

Now, things are different.  I am starting to live according to Jesus teaching on the sermon on the mount.  Jesus said in Matthew

6: 25Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?…33But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. 34Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

There is no question that sometimes we are blessed with major blessings that only God can deliver.  However, I have found it to be so much more fulfilling to live for each day’s incremental blessing.  I would much rather live each day in peace, than suffer for 6 only to be blasted with power on day 7 (at the altar on Sunday).

There is a lot to be said for our DAILY walk!  That is why we are focusing for 30 days on walking daily.  Consistent habits can be linked to together and produce wonderful results on a daily basis.  These habits put us in a place to hear, see, respond, and live in the moment of Jesus.  We must be adaptable and pliable.  We can not move with God if we are stuck in our 2009 rut.  Bust out of the rut in the next few days and offer your best sacrifice for God!

+robin

Advertisements

About pastorrobin

Hello. I pastor PromiseLand Church in San Marcos, TX. I am married to Erica, and we have 3 kids: Kennady, Jude, and Avery. All little ones! Visit our church site at www.psmchurch.com

Posted on January 14, 2010, in Daily Word and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

I want to hear from you! Let's hear it....ready....GO!!!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Robin Steele

leadership ideas, sermon notes, and other things...

Abiding in the Kingdom

An exploration of spiritual life

Beautiful Truth

encouraging & inspiring authentic relationship with God and each other

mialuanne

HoPE for Mia Lu Anne

Made Meaningful

Let's Walk Together

it is what it is (and what YOU make of it!)

a blog about faith, family and life

Brandon Stewart Communications

Inspire. Equip. Coach.

DUSTYDEAN

husband. father. pastor. founder of reveal. lover of chips.

MELISSA MON AMIE

Living Life Abundantly

Sammy Yammy and HoPE

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." ~Dr. Seuss

Abiding in the Kingdom

An exploration of spiritual life

Journey Full of Life

The Story of Braxton Joseph

%d bloggers like this: