Sunday, April 18, 2021
BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS Ordinarily Useful

Ordinarily Useful

Like the post? Why not make it Facebook official. ⇊

By Greg Laurie


 

General Michael Flynn defense fund Fellow patriots, please listen to this short, inspiring message from General Flynn. General Michael Flynn exemplifies patriotism, courage, and love of God and country - despite some of his own countrymen relentlessly attacking him. Donations for his defense are greatly appreciated. If you can only give $5.00, please do so - every little bit helps. Thank you so much, and God bless. Letter from General Flynn. 


God chose things despised by the world, things counted as nothing at all, and used them to bring to nothing what the world considers important. As a result, no one can ever boast in the presence of God.

1 Corinthians 1:28–29

David was the most unexpected man to ascend the throne of Israel. The people had chosen a man named Saul. He stood taller than everyone else and was somewhat charismatic. People liked him. At first it looked as though Saul would be a good king. But it wasn’t long before he was filled with pride and began blatantly disobeying God. The Lord warned him, yet Saul kept disobeying. Finally, the Lord said in effect, “You’re done. I’m going to replace you.”

Along came David, with reddish hair and probably some freckles. The people who watched Samuel anoint him as the next king of Israel perhaps thought that Samuel was going senile. Are you kidding me? Him? You’re choosing David of all people?

You Might Like

Yet God sees things differently than we do. David was just an ordinary shepherd boy, yet he was chosen by God.

Why do you think God seems to go out of His way to choose the most unqualified people? It’s a very simple answer: so He’ll get the glory. As 1 Corinthians 1:28–29 tells us, “God chose things despised by the world, things counted as nothing at all, and used them to bring to nothing what the world considers important. As a result, no one can ever boast in the presence of God” (NLT).

You have nothing to say about the circumstances you’re facing right now. But you have a lot to say about how you will react and what you will live for.

God isn’t looking for talented people, gifted people, or handsome people. I’m not saying that He won’t use those people. But God is looking for available people, and He can do a lot with a little. He can do extraordinary things through very ordinary people. God uses ordinary people to change the world.

Harvest.org

 


Viewpoints expressed herein are of the article’s author(s), or of the person(s) or organization(s) quoted or linked therein, and do not necessarily represent those of TCP News

What you can do to help:

 

It is vitally important that we all take the time to like and share articles regardless of what site you are on. Conservative sites (like this one) cannot count on traffic from Facebook etc. any more. Subscribing is also important; this bypasses the censorship. The more that we can get the word out the better – and in order to continue bringing you content like this – we ALL need traffic in order to survive. Sign up for desktop notifications (the red bell symbol). Running a website is not only expensive, it also takes a lot of time and effort.

No one likes ads, but very few people will donate, hence the reason most of us have ads.

Besides donating and clicking on ads, you can make a purchase from our store and buy my book.

Don't forget to follow TCP News on Parler, USA Life, Gab, Facebook, and Twitter

TCP News is proud to be ranked #24 in the Top 40 Conservative Political Blogs

Thank you for helping us grow, we appreciate it!


LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related news

Above All Else

By Greg Laurie "Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, ‘In what way have we robbed You?’ In tithes...

What the Bible Says about Stealing

By Greg Laurie "Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may...

No Ordinary Meal

By Greg Laurie "And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is My body which is given...

The Day a Doubter Believed

By Greg Laurie "Then Jesus told him, ‘You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.’" —John 20:29 If you have...