Thursday, February 15, 2018

MAYBE GOD HAS SOMETHING NEW FOR YOU


MAYBE GOD HAS SOMETHING NEW FOR YOU
By: Cindy Feeman

Have you ever made the statement... "Lead me Lord I'll follow?"
I know I have many many times.. I have prayed, I'm willing to do whatever you want me to do. And at times He has required that of me. For the most part I have done that. I have done things I never thought I could or would. I have gotten out of my comfort zone at times. Or so I thought that was out of my comfort zone... but was it??? I have done what He asked and had gotten comfortable in my abilities to do what He asked. BUT.......

At this time in my life God has placed me in a very uncomfortable place in this journey. I have endured ailments for over 2 years that have hindered me in working for the Lord like I used to. I did have some health problems but I was able to do most of what I wanted. I am now unable to walk without a walker or cane, I have had multiple infections in my leg and generalized weakness. I know that God is my healer for I have experienced his healing touch many times. But at this time in my life He has chosen not to. (So Far)

I have prayed and searched scriptures, I have made my petitions known to God. What I wanted from Him. I have been anointed numerous times and have felt Him touch me... but no healing. I want to do all the things I could before. I don't want assistance from people or equipment. Lord just let me go back to doing what I could before. I know you are able to do that!

One day a few months back as I was making my petitions known to God again... He spoke to me and said... Did you ever think that isn't what I want for you? Maybe I have something new for you to do. I'll be honest I did not like that statement. I have to say it knocked me for a loop and I pouted all day!

It was and is difficult for me to pray, "Lord, whatever you want me to do, I will do it." I am praying more and asking Him to lead me in His word to find His will in my life.

Through out all of our lives we will go through some very trying times, but it's all in His plan... He will lead us where He wants us to be and it is for a reason and maybe for a season... but He is in control.

I don't know what 2018 will hold for me and what tomorrow will even bring, but I'll continue on this journey and see what lies ahead. God may have something new for me again... but I can honestly say now (without pouting) "Where He leads me I will follow"... cause I know He's holding my hand!

Monday, January 29, 2018

THE WORD BECAME FLESH

THE WORD BECAME FLESH
By Cindy Feeman

That the Word, Jesus Christ, became a man is the wonder of wonders expressed simply in the phrase, "the Word became Flesh" and dwelt among us. John 1:14
Jesus had a human body just like you and I have. The Virgin birth, this is a mystery too profound to understand by nature. But by the spirit and written word it is clearly truth. He lived, breathed, ate, drank, slept, worked, laughed, cried, and spoke among us. He was real to the eye, real to the touch, real to the ears. He was living with men, women, and children.... GOD AMONG US.
Have you ever wished that Jesus lived today in human flesh and that His house was in your neighborhood? Have you ever thought how wonderful it would be to knock on His door and say, "Jesus, would you please show me what to do? Tell me what to say!Can you help me I'm miserable? Can you tell me more about God? I'm sure many of my neighbors would want to be His neighbor too.

We, as a child of God, have received the written word into our hearts as a seed, miraculously affecting our whole person so that the very life of Christ is produced in us. We each live next door to people who can knock on our door and say, "Will you please show me what God is like? You and I can show them because we have become, somewhat like Him as we have studied, worshiped and obeyed Him.

when someone says, "Can you please help me?" We can lend a helping hand because we have given our bodies over to be used in service to others.

When a friend says, "Please help me with a broken relationship, I'm miserable." we can give loving counsel because we have been in the Word and with the Word and are able to tackle the problems that people around us face.

As Christ became flesh and made His dwelling in us, will we become Christ in the flh, to our neighbors.


We're Back!!


There has been a bit of a lapse in the blogging of late. That is entirely my fault. Life just gets hectic and stressful sometimes. But through it all we have the assurance that Jesus is our strength and that he will see us through every storm. So, that being said, let's try getting this started again!

AGC Women's Esprit blogs will now be posting every other Monday afternoon, starting today! So be sure to check back for encouraging words from our WE Director and various other ladies of the church.

                                                                                                                                     - Sis. Elisha