God is at work all around you, and he’s doing some awesome things! Be mindful of ways in which you can get involved in ministry outreach.
Have you become desensitized to our miracle-working God? Read back through some familiar Bible passages and be reminded of his awesomeness.
Have you ever seen God do something impossible in or around your life? Don’t lose that sense of wonder & awe; cling to it when doubt comes.
Think back to a time when God did something victorious in your life. Spend time thanking him in prayer for being such an awesome God.
When you don’t know what to pray, read Isaiah 55:8-9 and humbly thank God for being all-powerful, merciful, and ever-present in your life.
Finish this sentence and share it with someone today: “God is so amazing in my life because …”
The Lord accompanied the Israelites as a pillar of fire after they fled Pharaoh. Leave it to our awesome God to appear as a light source.
It would have been enough for Nehemiah to simply say, “Remember the Lord,” but I love how he pointed out how great & awesome he is! (4:14)
One of the most frustrating aspects of moving to a new house is not being able to find things that you could’ve sworn you used to own. A couple of weeks ago, the shower handle broke off into my hand when I tried to turn off the water. I didn’t panic, because I’m a fairly clever gal, and I knew that I had basic tools to tinker with and try to fix it.
For starters, I needed a medium size Phillips-head screwdriver, a wrench, and pliers. What did I find in my freshly unpacked toolbox? One gigantic screwdriver and one small enough to repair eyeglasses. I couldn’t find a crescent wrench to save my life, and the only pliers I saw turned out to be wire cutters. I don’t know how most of my tools managed to not get packed, but I had to make a trip to the hardware store, stat.
Speaking of tools, Nehemiah knew a thing or two about moving, building, and new beginnings. He sought the favor of King Artaxerxes to go to Jerusalem and rebuild the city’s war-torn walls. Section by section, he and countless individuals worked together to repair the gates and walls of the city. In Nehemiah 4:14, he encouraged his helpers to not fear those who opposed the rebuilding effort. He said, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes.”
Maybe you haven’t physically relocated to another house, but perhaps life has thrown some obstacles in your path that feel like one rerouted detour after another. Don’t fear. Remember the Lord, who is GREAT and AWESOME! Equip yourself with spiritual tools like the ones described in Ephesians 6. Don’t listen to the detractors who try to tear you down; keep building!