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Promise Moving Into Place

Moving-HouseWhen we are willing to be MOVED where God deems best and when we are willing to be MODIFIED even though it means we must change our mind about some inaccurate views we were formerly willing to die for, then the promise begins to come into place. It is then that the position of the promise changes from potential to actualization (cf.Lev.26:3-13; Deut.28:1-14;Rom. 12:1-2;Js.1:3-4,12;4:7-10;Phil.1:6).

Considering scriptural examples, I know I must be willing for God to move me if He sees such a necessity. Sometimes God moves us geographically or with reference to a career or status among our peers. Positioning and timing are high up on God’s list of imperatives (cf.Eph.1:9-10;Gal.4:4-5). There will, no doubt, be need for modifications in our point of reference and our understanding of God’s timing in order to bring the fulfillment of promise. God does not give gifts to be squandered but to bring the fruit forth from our lives that He desires to minister to others.

(This is the fourth excerpt in a series about “Promise” from Marty Gabler’s book “Why Sheep Have Short Legs,” Chapter Two.)

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Stay Close To His Promises

vending_storyWhat is a promise anyway? It is something that began in the heart of a compassionate God. It is not something that He has to give us (cf.1Co. 2:12). The promises of God are what it is His desire to give us (cf.2Co. 1:20;Heb.6:17). Yet it is not like putting money in a vending machine, pushing a button and the drink we selected simply falls out into our hand. A “promise of God” is something that begins in His heart and is worked out in us through circumstances (cf.Phil.1:6), people (cf.Gen.45:7-8) AND TIME (cf.Heb.11:8-11).

(This is the first excerpt in a series about “Promise” from Marty Gabler’s book “Why Sheep Have Short Legs,” Chapter Two.)

Melissa Gabler and the Grace Worship Band * Worship songs from Concerning The Kingdom Conference 2013

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