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August 06, 2008

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I have been experiencing the same thing lately. I have been asked to preach here at work next Thursday and right now I feel so empty and dry. However I have learned that when I am empty is when God can do his best... bring on the emptiness if it brings God the glory!

I think that in the midst of the storms of life we get so caught up in things that we forget how "BIG" God really is and that He is there for us. He promises to never leave us or forsake us. He is our strengh in weakness. Jesus also promises that:

"If ye love me, keep my commandments. And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, and he may abide with you forever;" John 14:15-16

I pray Holy Spirit fall upon Chris and comfort him and give him the strength he needs to accomplish the difficult things ahead. In Jesus Name, Amen!

Michelle,

Thank you for sharing. I'm not sure that we "forget" how big and powerful and helpful God is. Rather, I think that our faith wavers and subtle sort of doubting sets in. On the other hand, I also think that our pride becomes a stumbling block... despite what God has done in the past for us, we give in to the temptation to trust ourselves over trusting him.

Lord have mercy.

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