Esther 4: 14-15
14 For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”
I vividly remember the first miracle in prayer I received as an 8-year-old girl in India. I was upset that my siblings got new clothes as gifts from my cousin who visited us from overseas leaving me with no gifts (by accident). Mom convinced me that God sees my tears and asked me to pray for a dress. Within 24 hours, we were greeted by a family friend who gifted me a new dress! Apparently, the dress brought for the friend’s sister was too small, but to all our surprise, it fitted me perfectly! It was unbelievable to fathom that I was positioned as the girl with the right size for the right dress, though it was bought for someone else. The fact I did not realise was that God had positioned me strategically to receive His favour, so that seeds of faith are sown in me.
In God’s perfect plan, He has a place and position for us. The question is: Are we radically open to be positioned by God wherever, whenever He requires us?
“God is not looking for people of great faith but for individuals ready to follow Him” (Hudson Taylor).
His blessing over you is not just meant to keep you happy and prosperous, but to make you a blessing and influence to those around you. You are ‘sui generis’ – uniquely positioned by God and for God’s purpose of deliverance and salvation. Like Queen Esther, God is calling for His representatives in various spheres of influence. These folks bring seeds of revival in that sphere because they are exactly in the place where God wants them to be.
Actively think of your role as —— based on your daily job role. Take up an intentional act of kindness/invitation this week to extend God’s blessing to someone in your workplace or neighbourhood.
God is calling you to expand your horizon to think BIG like in the Abrahamic covenant (Galatians 3:14). God wants to bless you and make you a blessing to the nation (s). God is looking for vessels of mercy to showcase His generosity, goodness and power to your/nations’s generations. He is eager to refresh and revive you, your family and contacts with the Holy Spirit power, if you come to Him thirsty and desperate.
For I will pour water on the thirsty land,
and streams on the dry ground;
I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring,
and my blessing on your descendants.
- For humility to receive God’s heart for your influence and impact in your workplace/vocation, intercede for your workplace.
- That you be open to any new initiatives to be sent out to a new territory of influence.
- That TVCC would be a dynamic church of influencers and goers for Christ’s good News.
25 Jan 2022