What Word have you let slip so far this year?
Or even prior to that, have you given up hope on the promises of God for you, whether it was last year or previous years – have you grown complacent and taken on the mantra, “It is what it is.”
Have you grown to accept “business as usual” and stopped expecting the unexpected in your life?
This reminds me of the story of Mary. Mary was a woman of God who received a message from an angel of God- she was to give birth to a Son, Jesus Christ, though she was a virgin. She couldn’t see how it could happen at first, then she just accepted the proclamation as she stated, “Be it unto me, according to thy Word” (Luke 1:38)
However, in the meantime and in between time, she got pregnant and had to carry Jesus to full term and give birth to Him – all in faith. At any moment she could have chosen not to believe; she could’ve said, “Me, pregnant? How could that be? I don’t think so!” Yet she still chose to remain steadfast and unmovable, believing God’s Word from the messenger of God to be true.
In the same manner, what Word has God spoken to you about? Has God told you years ago that you will be married one day, yet you haven’t seen the manifestation yet?
I’d just like to encourage you, in spite of how long it’s been, to hold on to God’s Word, and hold on to your faith. Don’t let it slip, get back on top of things when it comes to reading God’s Word and believing it to be true for you.
As Mary has learned and as you know – with God all things are possible. (Matthew 19:26) Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. (Hebrews 2:1) So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. (Romans 10:17)
*Originally posted on Kim on the Web.
Unfortunately, Black History Month is officially over (darn!) but I hope that you were able to gain something from my daily Black History posts. I love this time of year because it allows me to introduce lesser known, yet highly influential African Americans in history. We have made so many contributions to this country; I absolutely love celebrating February!
Even though February is now gone, I will continue to post topics that are relevant to the African American community or share articles of interest pertaining to my heritage. I’ll also continue to highlight African American artists throughout the year every Saturday – #SaturdayStamps. Feel free to post photos of any old stamps you may have!
March is here and I have a lot of new topics. I will continue to include articles of interest on subjects like dating, marriage, having children (or not), friendship, church, etc. And the Question of the Day is coming back! I’ve got plenty of great questions that I’m going to throw out there so please Respond, Like, or Re-blog (or all 3)!
Here’s the new schedule:
- Sunday: I’ll continue with my weekly scriptures & my inspirational quotes of the week.
- Question of the Day: They’re back starting next week.
- Monday – Friday: These posts will vary day-to-day, so be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss a thing! Please Respond, Like, or Re-blog
- Saturday: African American postage stamps will be posted every week. #SaturdayStamps
- Instagram (Chocolate_Vent): More from Chocolate Vent!
- Facebook (Choc.Vent): Articles about any & everything will be posted here.
- Twitter (Chocolate_Vent): My usual “randomness” throughout the day. Keep up if you can!
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