Posted by: heisourstrongtower | April 8, 2014

WOBS ~ Focus on the Ordinary Becoming Extraordinary

ad352f48865689b0b1ec81d24375eb02

The Tuesday reading in our book is focusing on the ordinary basket that Jochabed placed Moses in, to keep him safe, as he floated down the Nile river.  This basket became extraordinary through the anointing that God placed upon it, not only did it keep Moses safe from crocodiles, it gently cradled him and carried him to his destiny.

This is how God has always worked…He will take ordinary people and ordinary things and make some extraordinary things happen in this world.  This is how we know that it is God at work in our lives…through the amazing things that He has done and He will continue to do.

I can see His extraordinary every time I open my Bible.

I see His extraordinary when I look at this beautiful world that He has created.

I can see His extraordinary every time I look at my children…I can still remember the very first time I looked into their eyes and saw the hand of God in their tiny little faces.

I can see His extraordinary every time I look at my grandchildren.

I can see His extraordinary every day within my marriage…the fact that I have almost been married 35 years is extraordinary. 🙂

I can see His extraordinary when I stop and consider the friendships He has allowed me to make over the years and especially when I consider all the people I have become friends with over the last several years that I have never met face to face.

I can see His extraordinary when I allow myself to…it has to be intentional and it always requires faith and focusing on the belief that only God can take the ordinary and make it extraordinary.

“And amazement seized them all, and they glorified God and were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen extraordinary things today.” Luke 5:26

bible-god-quotes-274

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

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

Categories

heatherbleier.wordpress.com/

Be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:2

pastor jeff's neighborhood

It's a beautiful day in my neighborhood . . . won't you be my neighbor?

follow the light

Sharing God's Light

Give me 5 minutes a day and I'll give you a happier, more successful life

Ideas for success in relationships, career, happiness, health, wealth, with some jokes thrown in for fun

The Matt Walsh Blog

Absolute Truths (and alpaca grooming tips)

Yelena Bosovik

An ordinary twenty-something serving an extraordinary God.

One7Blog

Reaching Inner City communities through cross cultural youth ministry.

LIVE LOVE

Live. Love. Change The World.

Revelations In Writing

God's greatest gifts as I go...

He Knows My Name

Sharing the Love of Christ

A MINIATURE CLAY POT

"We carry this precious Message around in the unadorned clay pots of our ordinary lives" 2 Corinthians 4:7 The Message

Striving For Wisdom

Striving to be a wise son, and encouraging others to do likewise

Oaks Of Righteousness

Isaiah 61:1-3 "The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has annointed me; He has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; to proclaim the year of the Lords's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; and to comfort all who mourn; to provide for those who mourn in Zion -- to give them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a faint spirit. They will be called Oaks of Righteousness, the planting of the Lord, to display His glory.

Glory to Glory

Christian Life Coaching for Purpose-filled Living

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: