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A Story Well Written


God Wrote Your Story

What a wonderful revelation to know that before you were even a substance of humanity, God wrote a book of all your days. Think about that. Your days preceded your birth, and included in those days were the dates of your birth and the timing of your graduation to glory.

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God Has More To Give Than We Expect


John Lofberg, Men Of Issachar Coordinator, wrote the following excerpt:

You may have heard words similar to “you only get what you expect “.

So, here is a related thought to ponder. It is true you only get what you expect, except when God unexpectantly intervenes.

Consider the fishermen Simon and his brother Andrew in Matthew 14:19. They were simply casting their nets, just getting ready for their day, only doing what was expected of them. And they were only expecting another day among the smelly fish and the hustle and bustle of the fishing community.

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New Beginnings Require New Understanding


Isaiah 42:9…Behold the former things have come to pass, and new things I declare; before they spring forth, I tell you of them. (43:18, 19)…Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing. Now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.

New Beginnings Require New Understanding

At our Jubilee Conference last October, we left with excitement and brand new sense of God’s intentions in the earth. We had exciting promises from God throughout the conference sessions, and I came home with high expectations and aspirations. As I reflected on what God said, I remembered something Graham Cooke has said to us when confronting things we do yet understand. Instead of asking the wrong questions which detour us from what God is saying, we should ask the two best questions asked on the Day of Pentecost “What does this mean, and what shall we do?” (Acts 2:12, 37)

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