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All of Me
Read Psalm 26:1-12
Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: Psalm 139:23
I am convicted this morning about my use of time and talents. I have realized that I have been using one main excuse to excuse myself from doing more for the Lord. The excuse is: "My entire life, all day every day, is dedicated to the Lord and His work." The problem with that statement is that, while it sounds good, it is only good in principle - not appilcation. I have a job/ministry that, in definition, is a 24/7 ministry...and that sounds good. But through my reading this morning, the same thought kept tugging at my heart - I want all of you, not just most of you. I realized that there are far too many times when I am not in the office or "on the clock" that I have been choosing to just fit in, when God has called me to be a salt and light in a dark and needed world. So instead of trying to convince God He was being too rough on me, (I just humbled myself and asked the Lord to help me see the areas of my life that I was being lazy and /or disobedient.
How about you? What opportunities are you losing? Let me encourage you to not compartmentalize your life. It's all God's. I am sure that there will be times of more conviction once the lost opportunities are revealed: but I must continue to remind myself that I cannot change those that are already lost, but work to not lose as many from here on out. Help me, Lord, to obey as you lead.
Paul Gayman, Pastor
Faith Baptist Church
Brown City, Michigan
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