This is the day that the Lord has made, Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

I don’t think that there can be any feeling more rewarding than walking in the gifts that the Lord has given you. When you act on the calling that you feel in your heart in going about God’s business, you can say, in all honesty, that you are at peace. The hard part is finding out what your true calling is. Many people want to be something that is different from what God calls them to be. Some want the prestige of being a pastor or the leader of a specific ministry without really taking the time to verify through prayer and waiting for confirmation from God about their chosen ministry.

Don’t get me wrong, God wants you to be happy while you serve Him and no one wants to feel obligated to do something that they truly do not want to do. That being said, if no one did the unpleasant or difficult ministries, then the people who stand to benefit and grow in their communion with the Lord through these necessary works would never get the chance that our sacrifice avails them. It’s hard to go into a hospital and visit the sick, or go into a prison and visit the inmates but these ministries are essential if we are to reach new members of the body of Christ who desperately need to hear the word of God.

The word of God brings comfort to some, correction to others, spiritual nourishment to many and enlightenment to all. Each of us needs to pray and ask God how best he wants us to serve Him. If we do this with an open and contrite heart, our Father in Heaven will answer us and we will be fulfilled with His righteousness.

Today I would like to ask you to step up into your calling. Accept the new covenant that the Lord has made with humanity through Christ Jesus. (Hebrews 8:10)  Allow your body to become a temple where the love of the living God resides (1 Corinthians 3:16).

We must let God into our hearts if we are to become His temple. God chooses us but we have to choose him as well. (Revelations 3:20). (Romans 8:9-11)

Be thankful always…

God is real. Jesus is real. The Holy Spirit is real.

My affirmation of these facts makes them real. I know them to be true because the Lord has shown Himself to me through the love of His Son Jesus.  God is love.  I am grateful for all that the Lord has done for me and my family. I await with great anticipation the blessings yet to come.

There are things that are not of this world which are metaphysical in nature. Pray that the Lord will manifest Himself to you and He will. Ask Jesus to enter your heart and He will.  Open up your heart and mind and shed any preconceived notions while praying earnestly. Be not afraid.

God has a plan for each and every one of us. It is up to us to seek out that plan and manifest our God given gifts as a sign of our gratefulness. Be that which the Lord wants you to be. Take baby steps. Learn what are your spiritual gifts and act on them.

Be Blessed.

We want to know your prayer needs

Here at the New Covenant Church we believe in prayer.

The Bible says in James 5:16

“Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”

We want to pray for you. If you want to know more about why we pray you can start here.

We promise to pray for you based on your request. We know, however, that YOU have to pray too. God knows the desires of your heart and will bless you with those things which are righteous and good. Pray earnestly and have faith in God’s promises