Monday, May 9, 2011

2 Ways 2 Look at Life

There are 2 ways to look at life; through our history or through His glory.

I've been:
     Cussed at
          Cheated on
               Beat upon
                    Lied about
                         Thrown out
                              Torn down
                                   Shirked at
                                        Spit upon
                                             Broke down
                                                  Stolen from
                                                       Slapped about
                                                            Trampled on
                                                                 Pushed around
                                                                      Hated on

Because of Jesus I've also been:
     Raised up
          Gifted to
               Anointed by
                    Heir of
                         Set free
                              Brought near
                                   Sent out
                                        Inspired by
                                             Made good
                                                  Prayed for
                                                       Filled up
                                                            United with
                                                                 Loved by
                                                                      Shown grace

Luke 22:31-32 (personalized)
[Billy, Billy,] Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I (Jesus) have prayed for you, [Billy], that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.

Whatever may come your way, big or small, don't let that thing rob you of how God wants you to look at life. The life that He's purposed and the life that He has destined to do greater things.

2 comments:

jared said...

that rocks bro! HIS story is the one that matters the most!

J. Lopez said...

What's up Pastor Bill! Great blog, it's all very true. I liked the first set of words, it sounds like a country song or something, haha! But I love the List of Things that Jesus Bought us. Its amazing to think that Jesus reconciled us with God when there was nothing and nobody that could possibly do that for us! This is a mighty declaration, sir!