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God In Action ...... A Meditation

Sunday, November 06, 2011

In 1986 a good friend gave me a copy of a book titled God Calling. The book is authored by someone simply referred to as Two Listeners. My original copy is held together with tape and rubber bands and to be quite honest it rarely comes off the shelf for fear it will crumble. Thank goodness for the internet. The book itself is a series of daily reflections and meditations. They arenít really long. In past blogs I have shared a line here and there but this morning Iím going to share the entire text because it spoke to me on a number of different levels.

"God In Action
Power is not such an overwhelming force as it sounds, a something you call to your aid, to intervene in crises. No! Power is just God in action.
Therefore whenever a servant of Mine, however weak he humanly may be, allows God to work through him, then all he does is powerful.
Carry this thought with you through the days in which you seem to accomplish little. Try to see it is not you, but the Divine Spirit in you. All you have to do, as I have told you before, is to turn self out. A very powerful axe in a Master Hand accomplishes much. The same in the hand of a weak child, nothing. So see that it is not the instrument, but the Master Hand that wields the instrument, that tells.
Remember no day is lost on which some Spiritual Truth becomes clearer. No day is lost which you have given to Me to use. My use of it may not have been apparent to you. Leave that to Me. Dwell in Me, and I in you, so shall ye bear much fruit. The fruit is not the work of the branches, though proudly the branches may bear it. It is the work of the Vine, that sends its life-giving sap through those branches. I am the Vine and ye are the branches."

It meant a lot to me so I thought Iíd share it with you. Have a good Sunday
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MKPRINCESS007 11/12/2011 9:48AM

    Beautiful. There is a comfort and joy when you believe.

Thanks for sharing!

Karen

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/7/2011 8:57PM

    This is excellent advice I can use right now. Thanks for posting it.

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SILLYHP1953 11/7/2011 1:45PM

    Profound words.

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NASFKAB 11/7/2011 1:09AM

  Thanks THOUGHT PROVOKING

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SHERRYJVP 11/6/2011 6:58PM

    that is really great and went right along with the sermon we had today. (my husband, a layman actually preached it). It was about all our gifts our not really us, but God working through us.

Thank you.

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LYNMEINDERS 11/6/2011 3:03PM

    Thankyou again for your wisdom...you are awesome....

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CARTOONB 11/6/2011 2:30PM

    Thank you for sharing!!!

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