The God of more than enough!

Have you been in a place where you felt that it’s never enough? This world that we are living in is never enough. Our passion is not aligned with what we do hence our current job is never enough. Our life style is incomplete because we feel our bank account is never enough. When we run from pillar to post making ends meet,time for our loved ones is never enough. A child who is struggling with grades, feels he or she is not good enough. Overall this life is never enough. 

In the bible we read the story of Sarah, who could not conceive was not enough for Abraham. But God gives Abraham a promise that they will have a child. Did Abraham and Sarah believe that God would be enough in this area of having a baby? Well probably to some extent they did but looking at their natural state being in their late eighties they felt they had to make a way on their own. Therefore Abraham listens to his wife and sleeps with the maidservant. But that was not the promised child through Hagar. God had a sure promise for Abraham and Sarah but they didn’t wait on God and tried to help themselves and God in the situation.

Do we sometimes try and help ourselves and God  when He has a promise for our lives? Do we make amendments and alterations thinking that it is the will of God? 

Just as God promised Abraham that he will be known as the ”father of many nations” God has amazing promises for us. In all our needs we need to know that He is more than enough.  2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.

If you are in a season of waiting , may I encourage you with this? 

A delay is not a denial. When you think God is saying no, He may be just saying “Not yet”. He has only the best in mind for his children. God knows when to send you exactly what you need. Blessing , advancement, spiritual , emotional and financial growth are coming. It’s time to get excited again. It’s time  to remember that you are not in this alone. You have an incredible ending in store. God’s promises are all yes and amen. And when the time is right, I the Lord will make it happen” Isaiah 60:22. 


Trust in the not knowing and the in between.

Being faithful to our maker is priceless. 

When God says to place our trust in him, He is very serious about it. 

What does that mean? Like-

Trust in the pain, ( which seems so painful?)

Trust in the delay, (when there is no ray of hope?)

Trust in crisis ( when there is nothing left?) 

Trust in the not knowing and the in between?

Are we able to trust Him with our circumstances? Or are we consumed by our own thoughts than the one who knows the very hairs on our head and the one whose thoughts are countless towards us like the sand on the seashore? God calls us to look to him. He never stops thinking about you and me…And they are not thoughts of condemnation and judgement, but thoughts of absolute love and adoration. 

When we read the word it clearly explains how deeply He loves us. God’s own Word, the Bible, shows what immense care God has for His whole creation, and especially for each one of us individually. He cares for us, has a plan for us, will not forsake us, and wants us to spend eternity with Him! Having this relationship of trust with God is rewarding. When you lean on him and not your own understanding He brings forth the plans He has for us.

Some will think it’s easier said than done. But I assure you, placing your trust in Him is gratifying.

God is love and He loves you, because love keeps no record of wrongs 1 Corinthians 13:5. God loves us in a moment than anyone would in a lifetime.It’s breathtaking to experience a love so pure. Imagine if His love is so deep for us, what stops you and me from trusting Him? He made us, He formed us in our mother’s womb and called us by name, isn’t that beautiful. Can you imagine someone calling you,singing over you and loving you before they even saw you? Can you think of anyone caring for you like God does? I can’t and no one can comprehend a love like this in today’s world. But know that God gave his only begotten son so that we may live.John 3:16.

He loves us despite the fact we fail Him everyday. We were born with His DNA so lets live his legacy and  not create something we are not. Let’s get connected with our maker, He is the author and finisher of our faith.Hebrews 12:2 

Stand Firm!

To stand firm is to stand against the odds. Some of you will agree, that when we make a decision to stand firm, things are never comfortable. Especially when you have decided to be a soldier of God. Get ready for war, be ready to embrace days of abandonment and nights of discord. You will have thoughts that will make you question yourself, is this even worth it? But if you have decided to take a stand for Jesus don’t doubt it even for a moment. To be a warrior for God one must put on the armor, as written in  Ephesians 6:13 NIV Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.

I recall the night I took a stand for the Lord, I just knew that I had to stand firm for what God was calling me to do. It’s like when you love someone you don’t hide the relationship if you are serious about it right? I was in love with the maker of my soul because he has been in love with me before creation. Before I was born He knew me and set me apart.  He gave his all to gain me.

So I went ahead and confronted my people but they did not understand our love. 

I wasn’t forced to follow Christ, I decided. 

I don’t worship to hear my voice, I worship because he deserves it. 

I don’t read his word  because it’s a story, I read it because it’s true. 

I love God, and I won’t deny it to anyone, for any reason. 

Sometimes we have to experience things we don’t understand just so God can bring us to a place where he needs us to be. Never doubt the season he has for you. God often uses our deepest pain as a launching pad for our greatest calling. So let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful;- Hebrews 10:23

I’ll Just Go With You

I will go before you and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron. Isaiah 45:2

Lord I feel a stirring in my heart

Tell me what to do?

I don’t know where to make a start

I’ll just go with you.

You started something good in me

something which is true

It makes me laugh it makes me cry

What do I mean to you?

Then I read in your word

And this is what you said

How beautiful you are, my darling!

Oh, how beautiful!

Your thoughts toward me are countless

This I have come to know

Your love has taken over me

Compassion that fills my soul.

So here I am my precious Lord

Do what you have to do

For I don’t know where to make a start

I’ll just go with you.

Waiting Isn’t Punishment. It’s Preparation.

Waiting is not a punishment, it’s preparation to receive God’s best

Waiting is not a destination, it’s a journey that only makes us stronger.

For what does one wait? 

From the WORD to the world all had to wait.

When God created the earth Adam waited for Eve

Joseph waited 13 years

Abraham waited 25 years

Moses waited 40 years

The WORD that dwelt among us (JESUS) had to wait for 30 years to start his ministry 

David waited to become king after being anointed by Samuel.

The father waited for his prodigal son who frittered away 

Noah waited for the rainbow after the flood

So if you are in waiting then you are in good company.

Probably you have waited too long for something in your life. 

Maybe you’ve been waiting for healing or a loved one to be saved. A single mother waiting for her monetary. An orphan waiting to be adopted in a family. So many waiting……

Waiting is a process where things get better when we wait on God. God always waits for us to return to him. He has a time and a place for all of us. Waiting is never wasted. God has placed you where you’re at this very moment for a reason and a season. Nothing happens by accident. There are no accidents with God. God is directing each of your steps. Let go of your problems and let God handle. Let go of your hurt and wait on God for healing. Let go of your fears for he sustains you. It’s better to wait a while and have things fall in place than to rush and have things fall apart.

So trust God and his timing! Don’t underestimate what God is doing in your season of waiting. While you wait- worship him, praise him, honor him with your life. Walk-in his statutes and listen to his voice while you wait. Waiting is a promise for greater things in him. So wait on him for all things are made beautiful in His time.

The Joy Of Giving

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.Matthew 6:21

We were always taught how to say ‘Thank You’ when someone offered something.. 

As much as there is joy in receiving, there is joy in giving. God teaches us that 
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 Chronicles 29:14 
Giving is more than just your money. It’s giving your time. In today’s tech world, we have lost the essence of giving time to one another. To speak, to listen, to laugh and to LOVE. 

When you have that tug at your heart to be selfless don’t stop. There are very few who listen to the still small voice. Giving simply shows that one cares, one understands. Giving implies that there is joy in sharing. Nobody lost by giving, but gained a lot more.    

When does one give? When they LOVE : For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 

God had to give his beloved son to gain us. If God could sacrifice his beloved. How much are we called to do?

There are  stories in the bible that tell us about giving…A poor woman gave her last two coins in the temple treasury. Mark 12:41-44

A boy who gave his tiffin box to Jesus which was multiplied to feed the 5000. John 6:9

Hannah, in her prayer, asked God for a son and in return she vowed to give the son back to God for the service of God.  1 Samuel 1:11

We as Christians are called to serve others in need. The motive behind the giving is more important than the giving.

Remember, God will always bless what you give because there is not only JOY in giving but a blessing far greater than one can imagine. .

Our Constant Companion

Have you waited for something and just when it’s about to arrive there are complications? You don’t know if it’s gonna be alright? You don’t know if the help will come? 

My cousin’s wife was in labor and till the end she tried her best to have a normal delivery, but last moment it got critical. We were so petrified and all sorts of thoughts started to race our mind. As I was headed to the labor ward there was a large poster in the elevator which read, “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1.

When I read that I felt God so close. His presence was evident in that elevator letting me know “Hey I’m Here”, there is nothing to worry about. Your help comes from me. And in the next few minutes we welcomed a baby boy and both were absolutely fine. A moment we’ve all been waiting for.

God is so faithful.God can do abundantly more than you can imagine. When we put our cares in his hands, he puts his peace in our hearts. He never fails us, no matter what the situation,know that he is with you in everything for he is our constant companion.