This is a word from Pastor Timothy
Burdick, Minister of Abilities for Friday
Isaiah 43:19 says, ďSee, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you
not perceive it? I am making a way in the
desert and streams in the wastelandĒ
Have you ever likened
your life to a "desert"
in all its unfruitfulness? The good news is
that even through spiritually dark times,
ill health and other problems, God can make
a way for you. He will bring a way of new
opportunity and hope. Oh, maybe your
troubles wonít magically disappear, but
there will always be someone with you to
share the load if you will let Him.
The first step is
perceiving that He wants to do something new
in your life. But many times we get so
entrenched in our ruts that we canít or
donít want to see it. But be encouraged and
leave that thinking behind, even if you
donít feel like it. Begin to thank God for
bringing you out of the "desert." Take a step of faith, for with His
help, you can do the impossible, in the
power and love of God.
The change may be slow,
but if you keep on, you will begin to see "streams in the wasteland" of your life. Yes, God
wants to do a new thing for you in 2009.
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