“For I know that the Lord is great,
and whatever the Lord wills is accomplished” Psalm 135:5-6
“The Lord called me from birth, he gave me my name, “You are my servant, through whom I show my glory.” Isaiah 49:1-6
Stop and ponder these words from scripture.
Who are you in relationship to this great God, who calls you by name?
I think about this call from birth, that God knows me as He is forming me, giving me life. He sees all the various possibilities for my life and what is ahead. How there will be times when all my strength and work feels in vain. The cause I have been fighting seems to be for nothing. Yet, God will accomplish His will, His glory through His called ones. Isaiah must have felt these feelings and had these thoughts. He writes, then the Lord spoke to me, “now the Lord has spoken”, He is my cause, my strength and my reward. His vision for my life is much greater and beyond what I have ever thought.
With an open heart and surrendered spirit we pray,
Father, you call us each by name, you have formed us in our mother's womb and have given us a purpose and a will to accomplish. We are humbled to even think of this.
Forgive us when our thoughts are too small and we become weak and weary in doing good. Give us your strength to carry out your vision for our lives. You are the greatest reward and cause we could ever live for.
May we each enter the joy today that comes from serving you.
May we know the delight that you are working alongside of us to help us accomplish all that you desire to reveal love in the world.
We welcome once again everything that comes to us today because we know it is for our healing.
We welcome all thoughts, feelings, emotions, persons, situations and conditions.
We open to the love and presence of God and God’s action within us.
To show your Glory!