Don’t Stop Believing

“And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both well advanced in years….But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John….Now after those days his wife Elizabeth conceived; and she hid herself five months, saying, “Thus the Lord has dealt with me, in the days when He looked on me, to take away my reproach among people.””
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Luke‬ ‭1:6-7, 13, 24-25‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

There’s no such thing as too late with God.

The odds against you do not matter.

Wait actively – pray in the wait.

Don’t stop praying.

Even when in doubt, pray. Praise also.

When it feels like your prayers will not be answered, praise, praise & worship some more.

Keep on asking. Don’t stop seeking. Keep knocking.

The doors will open.

The doors WILL open.

Your prayers do not fall on deaf ears. There’s an appointed time for its fulfilment. The answer is held back for a Wonderful reason.

Zecharias & Elizabeth waited a long time. Their answer came at a time when it was no longer biologically possible. Had they never had to wait, they wouldn’t have been the ones who birthed and raised the one who ushered in The One who bought us a new covenant with God through the sacrifice of Himself.

Don’t stop believing.

Morning Musings: Matthew 11:11-13

Assuredly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force. For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.

— Matthew 11:11-13

JTB was the greatest man that ever lived until Christ came. He was greater than all the prophets including Samuel, Elijah, Elisha, Isaiah, Jeremiah; greater than the Kings – King David, Solomon, Hezekiah..greater than the men who God clearly had blessed and thought fondly of Joseph, Abraham, Israel… because he ushered in Christ. His ministry marked the end of an old era. He was the first to see the Promise God made since the beginning of man and our world.

Yet, the least person in God’s kingdom is greater than he. So I am greater than all the prophets, kings, warriors, and special people of old. I am greater because I have the greatest One living in me. I am no longer hoping, I am actually living it – The life that thousands, maybe millions looked forward to and never saw. We are so so precious and blessed.

Yet we have another hope, because we look forward to His return and our return home. Selah

He lives in me x