Oh, How He Loves Me!

Okay, if you thought this was an article about a  romanic and passionate experience I had to share, you’ve stumbled upon the wrong blog . . .

Passionate it is, though!  I’m hearing a line from a favorite praise song in my heart and head just now.  I must say it’s delightful when my heart and head are on the same “team.”  It’s not always the way.  I was not exactly “high on life” earlier today and remarkably – rather than stew for a while and eventually think of praying, I prayed right away and then got involved in doing some things that needed doing.  Wish I could say that this Christian is just so focused on the Lord that this is simply a common occurance, but being human brings with it a host of imperfections and yup, I’ve got ’em.  Like a broken watch, though, I must say I get it right twice a day anyway . . . at least that .  . . I hope . . .

When we surrender ourselves to the Lord and say “use me . . . fill me” we’d better be ready to receive our “honey do” list fast.  He hears a willing heart and He says “sign  up!  Here’s your first job!  Go to it!”   It’s funny, but shortly after I prayed the words  I prayed, I found myself blessed not once but three times!  First with a lovely conversation with a stranger, then with finding myself say to someone “you need to let it go.  It’s not yours to worry about.  Give it to the Lord.  He’ll handle it and enable you.”  Then I heard myself telling someone else “It just takes a willing heart.  God will provide the ability.”

These things took place in under an hour from the time I felt “off” and prayed about it and are all direct answers to that prayer.  Just further proof, if any is needed, that He loves us totally and completely and He so desires us to “get close and personal” with Him. .  Our Lord does not call the enabled – He enables the called!  Thanks be to God!


John 4:11

11 The woman said to him, “Sir, you have no bucket, and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water?

15 Responses to Oh, How He Loves Me!

  1. Emissary says:

    “Our Lord does not call the enabled – He enables the called!”
    I love this phrase!!! I need to keep it in my mind…often. Thank you for sharing it with us.
    That Praise song popped into my head too 🙂

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  2. Yes, I’m so glad He, the Potter, uses “cracked pots” like me! I can so relate to this post. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. What a fabulous testimony, Martha! We too often forget how powerful prayer is. Blessings!

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  4. The True Light! says:

    I have had a day similar to this one myself today. Great post, and thank you for sharing it!


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  5. Roos Ruse says:

    Well put about the broken watch – sounds like my average days. And yet, prayer changes everything! Great post!

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  6. chanty007 says:

    Hi Martha, what a lovely revelation that is hey. We are loved.
    I want to share this piece I wrote a few months back on the same topic. https://chanty007.wordpress.com/2016/02/17/how-he-must-love-me/
    I love your post. God’s strength is made perfect in our weakness.
    Love Chanty

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  7. Thank you Martha. I know my prayers are ALWAYS answered though sometimes not in the way I expected!

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