He speaks so passionately about his college years and how he ministered to other young men during that time. It is amazing how he almost gave up on his means to minister through the stomach, yes food, yet the result is amazing because he didn't. You will be blown away by the fruit of his faithfulness, what happened to those other dorm guys, and how many he impacted for Christ.
I want to pen this quote of his to forever etch it in my mind and have record of it. "Don't forget the promise and forfeit the payout because you fainted in the process." He spoke straight to my heart about how God gives us a promise, a word from Him so real, that we think it's bound to happen right now. Yet, we see nothing, nothing even remotely in that direction. No fruit. No evidence. Rather, it seems to be going in the opposite direction. However, it is in the process, the waiting, that we must cling to Him and His promise ever more.
He goes on to say "Because when what you've heard doesn't match up to what you see, you can believe God knows the end from the beginning and He's faithful in the process."
He's faithful in the process. He's faithful in the waiting. He's faithful. Period.
He shares a verse very precious to my heart. I don't recall reading prior to about five years ago while planning my wedding. It is the verse my beloved and I claimed for what God had done in joining our lives and then uniting us as one. I claim it now as I wait for God to ever so gently remind my beloved of this and His truth. Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us. Ephesians 3:20
How much more? Immeasurably.
To what extent? Beyond our imagination.
With what? His power.
Where? Within us.
HE is ABLE to do SO, SO much more that it cannot even be measured and it is so far beyond our beliefs and imagination. Whatever we ask of Him, it is still so much more than that...more than we ask.
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Believing Beyond My Imagination,
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