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The Risen Christ 2014: Day

#SheSharesTruth | commissioned moments

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Happy Friday, friends! We are so excited about today’s #SheSharesTruth exercise – we’ve been looking forward all week to hearing your stories!

On Day 3 our study of The Risen Christ, Debbie Eaton challenged us with this reflection on Matthew 28:16-20:

Why do we live in the tension of worship and doubt that disables us to share the truth of God’s love? 

You and I are commissioned – authorized by God – to “therefore go and make disciples” who will know Him and live for Him. This is a commandment from Jesus.

Today’s #SheSharesTruth assignment is this:

What holds you back from being available for commissioned moments? When have you experienced a commissioned moment and how did you witness God’s supernatural power at work? Pray and ask God to present a commissioned moment, then let’s share our stories and encourage one another.

Will you share your story with us today, dear Sisters? Big or small, glamorous or decidedly not — we want to hear how God is teaching you to live out your calling to share the gospel with your words and actions.

She Shares Truth

Here’s the scoop on how to participate:

    • Write your devotional/reflections/response to the above question on “commissioned moments” on your personal blog. (Or on Instagram or Facebook! with the hashtags #SheSharesTruth and #SheReadsTruth; or even write the comments section here.)
    • Link to this post so your readers can know about the #SheSharesTruth experiment too.
    • Share the link to your post/Facebook update/Instagram below in the LinkyTool below.
    • Visit each other’s links – at least one or two (maybe the two people who linked up before you?). Comment there – tell them you see them and hear them!
      **Please share your heart, sisters. Our desire is not for this to be a time of comparison or sizing up writing abilities or spiritual maturity. Eloquence and insight are lovely, but we know that is not the thing our God calls us to. So, let’s not call each other to that either. Sister, if you feel ill-equipped – GOOD! If you feel like you have so much to learn – GREAT. SO DO WE! Every single time we sit down to write. And if we don’t, are hearts are not in the right place. Let this be a safe place to learn and share and love each other WELL.

If you’re new to the #SheSharesTruth link up, you can read more about the heart behind it here.



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  • brynbodayletest

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  • EssieJean

    I've finally made my post. So glad the link list stays open this long :) http://todayismyfavorite.blogspot.com/2014/05/she

  • is this #SheSharesTruth event going to go on past Lent (or, since Lent is over, past this bible study)? I really hope so, I have LOVED it. Haven't had time to participate via blog due to college craziness, but now I'm home and can write/blog! Yay! :)

  • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

    This is something one of my devotionals shared for today, May 4th … that goes with this and perhaps someone needs to hear this

    FROM THE FATHER'S HEART

    My Child, the Father decided long ago how He would show His love to all people – including you. Commissioned and anointed by Him, I understood My mission. Heaven sang at My birth, and hell trembled at My death and resurrection. You, too, have the anointing of My Father upon your life. As a child of God, you have been commissioned to continue the work of grace I began. Let My power run free in your life today!"

    from Rebecca Barlow's "Daily in Your Presence" you can go there and read the "Grateful Response" to the Anointed One but this "Simple Truth" from her needs to be shared:

    "Anointing always follows His appointing."

    This is what I believe for each one of you after reading about your "commissioned moments" … hold on or grab onto this as you listen to what God is laying on your heart. It's probably something right where you are for such a time as this. God has a mission for you and you are appointed and anointed!

    Have a blessed SONday as you dwell and meditate/memorize this beautiful weekly truth today from John 20:29! Once again thanks for sharing in the comments and on your blogs.

    God bless you in Christ's peace,
    Peggy

  • I’m in a class with a professed atheist. The class just so happens to be in a theology class in our Associates program at a catholic university taught by a free Methodist pastor. None of that matters just giving a visual. I want to approach her as I don’t really think she is a true atheist and God is tugging at my heart to ready out to her. I need suggestions on how to do this. Mostly PRAYER for Him to open the door of opportunity for me.

  • Jennifer

    What holds me back from commissioned moments? Myself, the fear of the unknown, fear of rejection. We all know that the spirit of fear is not of God. I am my own worst enemy.
    My commissioned moment… Being a mom to 2 baby girls, 3 and 2. It was never my plan to be a stay at home mom, or a mom at all. God had a very different plan and I'm so thankful that He did. The devil got between my husband and I and these two babes wouldn't have been here if it wasn't for God's divine intervention into our marriage. We had one little girl and found out 9 months later that I was pregnant again. I was working full time on a job that I felt persecuted in. My boss was racist, sexist, mentally unstable and I was the recipient of many of his lashing out. God knew that I needed to be delivered from that situation and He created a way by letting us become pregnant again so soon after my first was born. Since then, I have never looked back, He has created so many special opportunities for me and my family…it's not been easy, but God is faithful and He will continue to see the work that He started complete!

  • mandypete720

    my commissioned moment… I think I may have shared this earlier this week, but my mom is going through a lot of stuff right now, and for a few years I have been praying for her and reminding her of God's love for her. At times, I think I even found myself getting frustrated because I felt like she wasn't listening to me, but I just needed to constantly remind myself that it was God's timing and not mine. Well since my recent discovery of She Reads Truth I realized that she could REALLY benefit from this. That this community of ladies could really be of great help to her in life. So i shared with her what I was reading the other day (it was the post about Jesus knowing how all of our pieces fit together– I knew that'd be perfect for her), and she loved it! I told her how she can navigate the site, how she can subscribe and get emails, and how much of a blessing SRT can be. I was so happy that I began to cry, and even typing this I'm crying. She was so far down the wrong path for such a long time, and even though I knew it wasn't too late, I knew that it was going to take a lot to get her back on the right road. Well, God has broken her recently, and I am so excited to see how it plays out and how He fits all her pieces together. I praise Him for leading me to this website and working in me SO MUCH in just a little over a weeks time. And I pray that He gives me more of these "commissioned moments," or commissioned OPPORTUNITIES, if you will. :) His working is always so exciting!

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      Praise God! may God complete and finish the good work (Phil. 1:6) started in you and now your mom! That's so exciting! Many blessings as these opportunities continue to open and bring healing and change! My prayers go with you both.

  • I fear speaking about my faith because of my past. I was a backsliden Christian and an adulteress, and when I think about speaking, Satan throws those things back in my face. I feel like people who knew me at that time will see me as a fraud, not as a person changed by Christ.

    As a public school teacher, I hide behind the legality of what I “can’t” say.

    But stories like Gema’s about the man in the bus make me cry, so I think God is working on my heart.

    • mandypete720

      God is definitely working on your heart, sister! :) And praise the Lord for that! It's so good that you know that it's the DEVIL throwing those things back in your face. And don't be afraid to open up here. It's only the Lord's job to judge you. If it makes it any easier for you, I was really backsliden Christian a few years back abusing alcohol, living a double life, and cursing God's name, and even after I sought out the Lord and His forgiveness, it took me a long time to be able to move on. But when I finally realized what you know– that it was the devil throwing those things in my face– I was on the right track. One of the most beautiful things about Christ is His forgiveness. He can forgive the most horrible of sins and still love us just the same. When He forgives our sins the slate is wiped completely clean and He remembers them no more. Plus, going through crappy things is not necessarily a bad thing. One day you might come across someone who is in a stage in life that you are in now, and they might need to hear your story of how you overcame with God's love.

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      May God continue to complete His work in you, and so glad also that you know it's satan throwing that in your face… cuz "there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus" … read about His compassion over and over for adulteresses and all sinners, it's covered by His blood. Just receive it and His love and be free. You re not a "fraud" justlike me, we are sinners saved by grace! You are changed and changing. Love and prayers (as a former "backslidder Christian" like you, I know) Hold on, believe and have faith! Peggy

  • I think the things that have held me back from God's commissioned moments would be fear (of rejection, maybe?) and the feeling that I am not learned enough in God's Word to be of assistance to anyone. Up until recently, I have not had the courage to speak freely about my faith outside of the SRT group. Then something happened that kind of opened my eyes. My brother has been having many problems in his life and has had entirely too much on his plate to be able to deal with everything. I prayed and prayed and prayed for him that God would help him to be able to take care of everything and start healing. Then, he was running for re-election for a cause that is very important to him. He lost the election this time around and was pretty devastated on top of everything else. I, on the other hand, while I felt bad that he lost, I also saw God at work. I feel like He knew that my brother had too much going on and needed to prioritize for a while to take care of the more important issues. So I, for the first real time, went to my brother to witness for the work that I saw God do in his life. I told him that I don't believe that he lost because he wasn't good enough, but that God did it to give him a change to take care of his business (This public office has elections yearly, so he has every opportunity to get back on the board when the time is right). We talked about this for a while, and he told me that he believed I was right. I have seen a change in his demeanor and he has made it a point to utilize some of his free time to take care of what needs to be done. I have continued to pray for him and things are starting to look up. It was such an eye opener for me to see God's work first hand and I am so very happy that I opened my heart to His commission. This experience has given me so much courage and deepened my faith. I know that I need to follow His Will now. The results can be life changing.

  • Here is my favorite and first time I shared my faith with anyone and it happened to be my husband ( who was my ex husband at the time… Long story made short, as follows): I was so naive when I first committed my life to Christ… I had been raised in the church but struggled during my younger years and never truly committed my life to Jesus until I had my Lauren. I was so overwhelmed with love for my children and felt so convicted of the lady I had become… I didn’t want her to be anything like me! So when she was 5 days old I got down on my knees and cried out to Jesus- I am yours- all in- every inch of me! Since then nothing has been the same… I fully expected from that moment on that my life was going to be “perfect”,easy… Even Smooth! Hahaha what a baby Christian I was :) it got hard really hard. This next part of my life was a truly heartbreaking! Within 9 months of me committing my life to Christ, my husband, Travis left me… Moved out the night after our anniversary, we had gone out to dinner that night and he told me he didn’t love me and never had. Ouch! That hurt! He said he had a whole in his heart I didn’t fill. Thank Jesus, because He gave me the words to say to Travis. I told Travis I was not the one who was ever supposed to fill the hole in his heart, Jesus was. We had a surprisingly calm conversation and he told me at the end of dinner he was still leaving. I tried hard to figure out why? And how? God could allow this to happen to me! The ” what would everyone think?” Question started mulling in my mind… I felt people stare at me where ever I went…( probably not, probably just in my head) 2 weeks after he moved out I found out the real reason my husband left me, he was having an affair. I filed for divorce immediately! I was utterly devastated… We were high school sweethearts, we had 2 kids together… “How could this happen? Wasn’t God supposed to protect me from this?” I kept repeating those questions over and over. Anyhow, skip ahead a few months I am angry! Really mad! “Why would I serve a God who is so unfaithful?” ( it pains me even to write that) I stopped everything, I stopped life! Lost it! Completely and Seriously! But the Bible says in
    John 10:27-28
    my sheep listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me. I give them eternal life and they shall never perish; NO ONE CAN SNATCH THEM OUT OF MY HAND.
    Thank God! Try as I might,
    I couldn’t even snatch my self out of His hand! Praise God! Moving on! (I don’t like to linger here long) …slowly but surely and steadily my heart went back to the One it belonged to–Jesus. Who waded through all the muck and came running the minute He heard my cry.
    Now fast forward 6 months and my husband new relationship is long over ( those kinda things never really last do they). He called one morning, I could tell something was wrong.. Something was, His dad had just died… I was literally all he had within a thousand miles!! I went right to him! Didn’t even stop to think. My heart broke for him! I hugged him! I cried with him! I listened to him! That was all Jesus… I was still so angry with Travis, but the Holy Spirit kept whispering to me “forgive”. Then as the day progressed the question came ” Sara, after all I have done to you… Why would you come to me?” Asked my husband…(Thank The Lord for my next answer too :) I said, ” trav because Jesus went all the way to the cross for me the least I can do for you is be here when you need me!” I forgave him that day! But I was not ready to be mend what was broken but it was a start. That night I prayed with him while he asked Jesus into his heart! Slowly but surely The Lord tore the walls down around my heart. I started to realize something divine was truly happening! Travis was a changed man… His conversion was truly evident! I still get chills and teary eyed every time I think of how God took our relationship from a muddled mess to unconditional Christlike love. 9 months after we divorced we were married again! God is so great!
    My husband calls me his sheepdog… Cause I led him to the shepherd. ❤️❤️❤️ . This was the Hardest thing I have ever gone through but I would do it one million more times if it meant my Travis would be saved! I am so glad for my #shesharestruth moment.
    Sara

    • stinav96

      This is beautiful, Sara! Thank you for sharing! I'm so happy for you both!

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      WOW! Sheepdog Sara (love this sweetly) … love the forgiveness finish!

      This is wonderful and so worthy of praise to God & glory to Him for all of this! Praise God for each step of growth and change!

      Thank You Lord for You saving grace and Sara's forgiveness, mercy, strength and sharing this! Bless her, her marriage, her husband and family in Jesus' name!

      Many blessings Sara,
      Peggy

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  • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

    What a beautiful blessing to read and share in such inspirational "COMMISSIONED MOMENTS"! Stepping out and sharing in faith … this is so wonderful! Each one has inspired me to share …

    so I decided to (and that was difficult to put in a nutshell for me). My #35 above is not linked correctly or at least if you click on it and get to my blog, it says that this post is not here, (sorry about the length) (didn't know how to correct it and did not want to add it again above but it is #43), & here it is again if it doesn't work http://monday4missions.blogspot.mx/2014/05/commis… … you could just go to HOME page once you're on my blog too! (Sorry, I guess when I corrected the spelling of "commissioned" it changed it)(2 m's 2 s's)

    I love every comment and every story! I'm not always able to join in but I do read along as and whenever I can and catch up. Love reading the Word here and following along with the plan. It's the BEST!

    Commissioned (is a singing group) and here's a song from them to each of us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z-KuD9vto8 But the song that moved me (in Spanish and English by Steve Green) years ago was "People Need the Lord" and many others since.

    Thanks SRT! and thanks to each of you for sharing and visiting. I'm honored. Sorry for messing up and the hassle. [but now you know, the rest of the story]

    Many blessings … in Christ's peace,
    Peggy

  • "Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words." – St. Francis of Assisi

    Here's what I know:

    – I believe in God.
    – I believe the Holy Spirit is the presence of God on Earth, and that the Holy Spirit speaks to our hearts when we listen.
    – I don't usually make time to listen, and I often try to rationalize my way out of taking action when I think God may be calling me to do something outside my comfort zone.

    I justify this last point to myself by referring back to the quote above. I decide that my actions (which are rarely in line with God, but let's pretend) are sufficient and I don't need words to share God's love. In this justification, what I'm really doing is putting up a barrier between God and me. I'm allowing my own human reason to take precedent over God's divine will.

    Sounds like a recipe for disaster.

    I've had a desire to write SOMETHING (a blog, a book, a short story) that keeps resurfacing. But then I lack the confidence to pursue it. Or I tell myself that there are so many brilliant writers and bloggers out there that my voice would just get washed out. I justify my lack of action.

    Now I can't pretend that I definitively know God's will. But when I thought about this proposition from She Reads Truth, I thought, this is my time to write. And not in the way I usually write, which includes lots of research and editing, but writing from the heart. Perhaps I'm just putting on paper what's been written in my heart, and perhaps that's one way God seeks to speak through me. Or maybe not. The thing is, I can't know unless I try.

    So with these words, I am trying to get over myself and let God take the lead. A process I'll go through many times and in many different ways in my life, I'm sure, but every step counts. Thanks be to God for not giving up on me, for His love, and for the desire to live in His love as a testament to others.

    • stinav96

      I feel the same way, Jess! I have thought so many times about blogging, but feel like I have nothing new to say, and there is so much opinion out there anyway…. I don't want to add to it! I haven't really considered it anything God put in my heart to do, though–just something I could enjoy and MAYBE touch others by doing. I, too, need to get over myself. And, indeed, thanks be to God…. and help me, Lord! Help us!

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      Thanks Jess for sharing especially starting out with that beautiful quote from St. Francis! How true!

  • I am commissioned. Every day, I try to teach and reach by example, esp. my own children of the Light, but also their friends. I have the gift/honor/challenge of being as Christlike as possible every day so others see/hear me and hopefully decide they want to be Seekers, too. It happened for me when I saw/heard/felt two strangers who are now dear friends living awesome lives. I wondered where and how they did it. I studied them. At every turn, right or wrong, there he was: Jesus.

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      One of the highest calling and Commissions!

      God bless you and them!

  • Meredith

    I hate when God makes me do things I don't want to do. But how sweet it is when I feel Him drawing me close through obedience. He is so gracious and loving. Linked up for the first time today…in obedience. This is a big deal to me because it's on my business blog. I made a commitment to merging my business and personal blogs at the beginning of this year…but didn't really think the first post would be on the Great Commission, or something that makes me so nervy. God has a sense of humor.

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      Beautiful! Beautiful work, photography and God's Great Commission! May He use both mightily in you and your obedience! God bless! Love God's timing and sense of humor … but it's really all about Him with you. Press on and many blessings!

  • Rebekah Mann

    I grew up in a Christian home. My Dad was always trying to help and witness to homeless people even though we lived in an apartment. My Dad was the greatest example to me of a in action witnessing lifestyle. Yet, I was not good at following his lead. In High School I was testing my faith and figuring out if I was going to be a Christian or not. So, I wasn’t a good witness for the first two years of my High School experience and then I moved.
    I would witness, tell my friends I was a Christian, hand out tracts, etc. But everywhere I went, it felt like no-one wanted hear. I would have debates, talks, and moments that felt like I might be reaching someone…then it all would melt away. No one ever came to Church or asked for more information. I became discouraged. And that is where I am now. It is scary to speak up but when no one listens you wonder, “why speak up at all?”

    • megan w

      Rebekah, your comment made me think of my best friend Sarah. Sarah shared with me over and over, in single sentences, and in conversations that went way past our bedtimes, the love of Christ and his sacrifice for us. For over two years I only half listened. Then one day as she was explaining to me that the purpose of Christ is to forgive, so it didn't matter that I had made awful mistakes in my past, God forgave me. And the light bulb went on! From then on I truly accepted Christ as my Lord and Savior, and it is because Sarah has such patience to just keep sharing with me.

      It can be very frustrating to share what it is in your heart and to feel as though no one understands or cares. But keep sharing! You may not know it, but you are stirring the Truth in the hearts of the ones you talk to. They might not come to you with their questions, but I am sure that there are many in whom you have planted seeds of Hope. Don't give up!

    • stinav96

      Good morning, Rebekah! Thank you for sharing this! And I'm so thankful that you have been bold enough to share Christ, even with those who are seemingly not listening. The first thing I thought of (and the thing my husband reminds me often when I'm discouraged about staying the course I believe I've been given), is how God sent His prophets to His people, Israel, regardless of their response to His message. I'm not completely familiar with all of the prophets, but I do know that, more often than not, Israel did not listen to the messenger of God. I think especially of Jeremiah, the weeping prophet. I'm still looking for the verse reference, but there is a verse I memorized a long time ago (but obviously, did not stick with reviewing it) in which Jeremiah said something like, "If I say I will no longer speak your truth, surely my insides will burn. In fact, I cannot but speak your truth." That is completely my paraphrase. It probably wouldn't read anything like that, but it is what I got out of it. If I find the reference, I will come back and let you know. One thing I have to remember as I consider the scary prospect of speaking to people who have no heart for God, who do not listen, is that the Truth that we speak is worth the ridicule and rejection. It isn't just another fad diet or good fiction book we've tried that not everyone cares about. It's the most important message we can speak to a dying world. And even in typing this out, I am nervous. I'm certainly not preaching at you, because I'm not a strong witness outside my home. I fear rejection and cringe at people's opinions. But even in this small message today, I am seeking to be obedient when I may just want to be silent. Have a blessed weekend, sister!

  • Gema Muniz

    Good morning sisters, Is amazing how God works in our lives and how he shows us his power. This morning during my bus drive to work, I decided to take some time to read the SRT message of the day. As I sat there I read about the great COMMISSION God has given us which is to preach to the word. As I read I took some time to analyze myself on the many times I have missed out on speaking to others about the word of God.

    While I seat there consumed in my reading a gentleman walks into the bus with a bible at hand. The gentleman seats and starts a conversation with the woman across from him. I overhear him speaking to her about Jesus Christ and the gift of salvation, which starts a back and forward conversation about religion and the bible. This conversation goes on for about five minutes, while the bus is fills up with people.

    I am now witnessing a packed bus and a man which is no longer only preaching to the one women, but to an entire audience of people. He picks up the bible and starts reading directly from it. He is speaking God's word boldly, telling everyone to repent and to turn to God. At this time other believers join in with Amen and with reinforcement verses which are written in the bible. This bus has been turned into a church, God’s word is being preached and he is being glorified. I felt the Holy Spirit present moving among us.

    Such an amazing experience; such an amazing revelation on how God uses us when we allow him to. I was so inspired this morning my sisters. He wasn't a special man; he was an ordinary man which simply used the tool God gave us THE BIBLE. Let’s be fearless when we speak God’s word and know that we don't do it through our strength but through his power. Glory to God for giving me this lesson this morning.

    I pray for God to give me BOLDNESS and to allow me to preach his word the way this man did. God bless you my SRT sisters.

  • Alicia Kahle

    I was born and raised Catholic, that is until my grandparents passed when I was 10. They were everything to me, then I thought what is the point. I have family members even neighbors that preach to much for my liking. But I am a kind person that smiles and thanks them for caring. Since I have matured and started my own family, I am being guided by faith and hope. This has guided me through some of my toughest challenges. I have now started to believe that maybe this faith is being transformed into God and something much larger than myself. I believe that there is a plan and I believe in things that I can not control. I feel that it is God that is guiding me back and telling me that he has a plan and will take care of me and my family. I want to thank Emily and Jones Design Company blog. I follow you and can't thank you enough for your guided words each day, not to mention your happy prints. I look forward to your posts and goodies.

    • megan w

      I'm praying for you Alicia! I pray that you will always feel and know God's love and his Truth! <3

  • Carlye Ward

    I live in a very small community where LDS is a very dominate religion. I love them all the same and although I am not LDS, each day at my work I am able to talk with them about my faith and my belief’s. Even people that I know do not attend a church I still continue to spread the gospel and hope that one day without even knowing it that I helped someone just by talking with them about the love of our Heavenly Father.

    • mazmagi54 (Peggy)

      Such a Light and Commission Carlye! May God continue to light your way, shining brightly through you each day in a simple way! You are His salt and Light! Simply beautiful! God bless you!

  • Janee White

    I actually just wrote a blog about 'How I got here?' In short, some say I'm crazy – some say I'm called. I honestly believe its a little bit of both. I hope you enjoy!
    http://mypatchworkheart.org/2014/04/25/how-did-i-

  • Oh God has used me many times to get his word out. In high school I would brag about my wonderful church to my friends. It got to the point where they would joke about me loving God and church too much but I knew I was leaving a big impact on them. It alsohappened in college. I would tell people I am a christian and they would ask me questions about it. At all my different jobs I have had someone that I would tell about God because they would ask. I always invited them to church too. Camp that I go to every year is amazing. It helps me become a better Christian.

  • I agree with Kimone above – I'm often fearful of circumstances surrounding sharing the Lord & His love. But why?? Perfect love casts out fear! Cleary this is something I'm still working on. Throughout the day I plan to be more attentive to the Spirit & His soft & gentle whispers, for HIs prompting in my conversations throughout the day. Hopefully I'll return this evening to share!
    On another note, I think sometimes this can happen in ways we'd not expect – of course. I volunteer with a ministry for high schoolers with disabilities, so the parents that we have are very involved. We had one of our club meetings earlier this week. Usually I focus on the kids, but at the end of the evening I sat down with 2-3 of the parents and talked with them more about camp this summer, what it could look like to bring more kids to club, and ways in which we could do that. Even though it was a brief conversation, it helped me tremendously to open up with our parents, who are and can be great allies in our mission of reaching students with disabilities.
    Thank you SRT for calling us to action this week for She Shares Truth! I wonder what kind of ripple effect all our our actions have had and will have, both here on earth and in the Kingdom!

  • Fear tends to hold me back from commissioned moments. However as I grow each day in the Lord, those fears are subsidizing. For HE has not given us the Spirit of fear, but of power, and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7

    I have commisioned moments each day when I encourage persons directly and indirectly through spreading Gods Word as well as motivational thoughts.

    Recently I've been comunicating with a friend who desperately needed a job. A back sliden christian who still goes to church. I encourage him all the time to trust God and He will make a way for Him. Also to repent and make it right with God. He got and interview a few weeks ago and it didnt go well but I prayed with him the night before and told him to leave it in God's hands. After that I kept encouraging him and told him not to lose hope. A few days ago he told me he got the job and I was so happy as if it was me. I had to say thank you Jesus. Right there I saw God, and I'm not doubtful that it was Him and I praised Him for it. Things are not always what they seem, never lose hope in God. Trust Him through everything, good, bad, happy or sad. When you praise God in your trials it proves your faithfulness, and God is a rewarder of faithfulness.
    Today is his second day on the job. God didnt work immediatley but He did and I know it's Him.
    #SheSharesTruth

  • Sweetdes

    The video was absolutely awesome and brought tears to my eyes. We are commissioned !

  • I haven't participated in the last few weeks of the Lent #ShesharesTruth writing assignments… But this week, I felt God leading me to share my Great Commissioned moment… It's about the Dream that changed my life… a truly amazing encounter with Jesus. Here it is:

    http://steady-myheart.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-dr

    Excited to read everyone else's posts! Have a blessed day! :)

    • SarahJaneL

      What a great testimony you have! So glad you shared. I pray that I might have the courage to lay aside my hopes and dreams to do what God is asking of me.

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