remember that parable Jesus told about the widow who gave everything even when she had nothing? this morning at base worship we had a time of giving. the needs were presented. slowly, but steadily people started shouting out their need whether it be $500 or $5000. then we waited. we waited to see God move in an impossible way among fifty or so rag-tag ywamers with next to no money. a wave people began to move...and minute after minute the needs written on the white board were wiped away. in less than fifteen minutes over $31,000 exchanged hands. i guess miracles still happen. praise jehovah jira.
"test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it." - Mal 3:10
i once heard story about a man who made a few bad investments and before he knew it over $20,ooo of debt had piled up. this man later went to his pastor for some biblically sound financial advice and this what the pastor said, " you have dug yourself into quite a hole thats for sure, i guess your just gonna have to give your way out of it." funny thought.
Monday, November 10, 2008
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
" Devote yourselves to prayer and thanksgiving..." Every DTS we have an entire week of nothing but prayer and worship. Its amazing. Each of us is given a two-hour time slot, whether it be at four in the afternoon or four in the morning groups of us are praying for anything and everything that God lays on our hearts...so far this week God has really been breaking our hearts for the lost, especially those suffering in impovershed nations. I know God is stirring up many dreams and visions within the students, be praying that they would be moved to action and sent out into the fields...for they are ripe for harvest!!