Today is Wednesday, February 27th and on Friday at about 4am, I will be leaving with Gym Masters for a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Prayers would be much appreciated! I will be gone for about 10 days so this might be one of my last blog posts for a bit, but I will be taking a journal with me along the trip. Supposedly this is a mission trip like no other :) but coach is getting me a little scared. Many years they have gone much of the team has fallen to sickness throwing up and diarrhea and had to get ivs. We will be traveling around the Dominican Republic doing gymnastics shows, sharing Jesus' love, and doing random service projects. It's exciting to see how God will be leading and what He will do. I pray you all have a blessed spring break as well.
This is a special devotional to you from the book My Utmost for His Highest by Oswold Chambers. I sincerely urge you to read this book because it is very powerful.
"Where then do You get that living water? —John 4:11
The reason some of us are such poor examples of Christianity is that we have failed to recognize that Christ is almighty. We have Christian attributes and experiences, but there is no abandonment or surrender to Jesus Christ. When we get into difficult circumstances, we impoverish His ministry by saying, “Of course, He can’t do anything about this.” We struggle to reach the bottom of our own well, trying to get water for ourselves. Beware of sitting back, and saying, “It can’t be done.” You will know it can be done if you will look to Jesus. The well of your incompleteness runs deep, but make the effort to look away from yourself and to look toward Him.
So where is your well of hurt or trouble inside your heart, your scars that are limiting Christ? No matter what you are going through, God is stronger. No matter how big your giants and enemies are, Your God is bigger. No matter how weak your flesh is, Our God is Able.
Don't put limits on God. No trouble is too big for Him. Trust Him to surrender your life too. Other people may have let you down, but God never will.