Kingdom moments in the life of a wife, mother, and pastor
Author: Pearls by Faith
"Wonderful Jesus, I have nothing. I have nothing to give you but my love. That's all that I can give you. And, I love you with all my heart. And, I give you my body as a living sacrifice. If you can take nothing and use it...then here's nothing. Take it. It isn't silver vessels that He's asking for. It isn't golden vessels that He needs. He just needs yielded vessels."
All throughout the Bible we see that God is pleased by faith and displeased by lack of faith. Sometimes, this confuses some that wonder why He would be so harsh with those that just can’t seem to trust Him wholeheartedly.
A congregation member once asked to meet with me over coffee. She was cordial and seemed to be interested in the ministry that I was doing. I shared how I was originally on the pre-law track in college and thought that I would earn a law degree for Kingdom purposes. However, the Lord led me another way, which I gladly embraced.
She smiled through the conversation politely and at the end said, “You would have been a good lawyer,” and left it at that.
It was a packed statement. In the context of our conversation, she was basically saying that she was glad to see that I was content with my life, but she could not deny the lost “potential” of what my life could have looked like with a law degree, power, and money. Continue reading “Why I Chose Ministry”→