We Are Called

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To my sisters who are struggling to see your place at the table:

You have a seat, don’t ever think for a second there is no room at the mighty table of God for you. You were created mindfully by the Creator.

Women are relevant

We have gifts, Jesus can give us insight, Jesus can use us mightily if we surrender and do our homework (study the Bible).

Romans 16 (study it)

Anyone who says women don’t have a place beside our brothers well they have been mistaken. There are so many scriptures that suggest women weren’t just used for ” womanly duties” The women listed in this whole chapter were the exact opposite of the weak-willed woman in 2 Timothy 3:6-9, not all women are easily trapped, some of us know the truth and boldly proclaim it. We get to choose whether or not we will be weak-willed or not. Jesus died for that choice for us. I’m grateful for that, I’m thankful for the truth, so we know who we are in Him. No one can ever take that away. No one. If Jesus is calling you, ladies don’t shrink back from it, embrace it. It won’t be easy, He never promised us that, but it will be worth it. God had purposes for us when He formed us in our Mother’s womb.

Listen, single ladies, it’s okay never to get married! Some of us are not called to marriage. There is nothing wrong with you, your not ugly, your not defective, your not Weird! You are who He has developed you to be. Embrace that!

Married women your ministry is your family but you can serve outside of that if God is calling you, he will give you the strength, wisdom and knowledge/ understanding. He will balance you so that you can do all things through Christ Jesus.

To my divorced sisters regardless of your feelings, you are worthy because Jesus blood made you righteous. No sin is too high for the blood of Jesus to wash away, it is covered sister, it has been paid for by the King. You have been called by Jesus, never let that leave your heart.

We are not disqualified by our brokenness we are equipped by it to minister to those who have felt the same sting, the same heaviness. We all are called to minister to brokenness by brokenness.

Never think for a second that what you think is a weakness disqualifies you. That’s just not true 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
2 Corinthians 12:9‭-‬10 NIV

When I am weak, then I am strong!!! When I don’t have what it takes, then I am in position for God’s presence to rest upon me and through me! We can be our own worst enemies, we can discredit ourselves before we even allow God to fully show us what purpose He has for us to serve Him with. Every season of our lives will have a different use. Don’t despise these small beginnings.

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Prideful hearts Or Suspicious Minds

To all my brothers and sisters in Christ, please know that in Christ we have unity. This is my heart today, I pray you receive this in love with love.

All the words in the world that you might say to indicate that you are grateful, or love someone in your life don’t add up if there is no action/response. Words don’t mean much if there is no action behind the words. I can speak about gratefulness and love till I’m blue in the face, but if you see my action of stillness and no reply, then you know where my heart is.

That’s discernment, not judgment. You observe not to find fault, you watch to understand how to pray for one another. We are called to help and love one another not to accuse or dismiss one another.

We live in a time where are seeing a new level of lawlessness and well quite frankly evil. If the church refuses to love in unity. By that I mean accusing one another as the enemy does, then how will we stand against these things. We need each other to fulfill our ministries, purposes, destiny’s in Christ. We need one another to encourage good works in Christ, to comfort each other when we are enduring difficult times.

We don’t have time to quarrel about worldly, fleshly, incomparable formalities about debatable theologies. You know Christ takes us from glory to glory. It is Him who has revealed Himself; we don’t.

Maybe just maybe that person that believes in the elders anointing the sick with oil has received divine healing to glorify Christ. Should we put the label of over spiritualize on their forehead, because we deem it theologically inaccurate? Maybe they have received spiritual deliverance from incredible bondages and shackles that held them prisoner not because of not believing in Christ but never knowing who they are in Christ. Christ allowed them to see the darkness so they can now help others who are in all sorts of captivity. Should we label them imbalanced/weird because Christ showed them how to stand and know who they are in Christ?

My point is if the theology is this: Jesus Christ is fully man, but yet fully God. Born of a virgin remaining perfect and blameless never committing a sin. Walking to the Cross of Calvary to pay the price of sin for every man, woman, and child. Crucified, buried in a tomb, and on the third day arising from death proclaiming victory.Finally, ascending from earth into heaven, to be seated at the right hand of God the Father.

Then, my friend, we are brothers and sisters in Christ we might not be the same spiritual age, but we are indeed bonded forever in Christ. I might disagree on some things theologically, but Christ in me accepts all that believe in Christ this includes the outcasts and the elite. As long as you believe in the gospel, then you are my family. I don’t accuse you of being a heretic, or a not child of God. I don’t accuse you of working for the other side.

Yes, sometimes we meet people in church or in life that are not of God. The only way to discern that is to ask them what they believe until then we can not make a discernment about them.If they believe in that solid truth in the gospel, they aren’t the devil. The word of God says that, go look it up. Stop with cursing folks who are your spiritual brothers and sisters because of their diversity in Christ. They aren’t lunatics or mentally ill.

Thier experiences in Christ are different, not wrong. We should be careful when we dismiss people or put labels that leave a mark. That’s slander. It’s time we embrace our diversity amongst the body, instead of rejecting one another and the hand saying to the foot we do not have any use for you. How sad that must make Jesus when his children are the source of pain to each other.

I’m obedient in writing this, I’m not here to tell you what you are doing wrong. I’m letting the Lord use me and whatever He says is truth and is right. I am not your enemy, I’m your sister. I have a gift of writing, teaching and I love the Word of God because it set this pit of despair and darkness free. It renewed and transformed me. This is what fuels and drives me even when it makes me extremely unpopular. My life is Christ. You don’t have to understand most days I don’t, but you surely should know, I belong to The Lord; no one else. You have the right to know that for sure about me.