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How Big Is God In Your Life?

How Big Is God In Your Life?

Author: Pat Aman

When I read Joni Erickerson Tadda’s book, there was a story she told about when she went to Africa on a mission trip. When she arrived she met an African Woman who said, “Joni welcome to Africa, where our God is so much bigger, because we need Him more.”

WOW, It made me stop and think. God is just as big in our life, as we let Him be. God also wants to do big things in our lives. We just sometimes do not let Him. God wants us to take a step of faith, so He can bless us. ..

He wants to be BIG, in our lives.

Deuteronomy 28:1-14, is one of the chapters of the Bible that tells us just how God wants to bless us. 

He says, ” Now it shall come to pass “IF” you diligently obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the Lord your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the Lord your God.”

Then the word goes on to tell us that we will be blessed in the city, the fruit of our body will be blessed, our baskets will be full, our enemies will be defeated, God will cause our storehouse to be blessed and everything we set our hands too, and everyone will call us blessed, and the Lord will open His good treasures to give to you, and it will rain on your land, and the Lord will make you the head and not the tail, (PRAISE GOD), and you will be above and not beneath, if you will just heed the commandments of the Lord your God, and observe all these things.

I paraphrased the scripture, but you need to get your Bible down and read the entire 28th chapter, because it also tells you what will happen if you do not keep His commandments.

How much do you need God today? How big do you want God to be in your life? Do you want Him enough, to keep His commandments and do His will and work? Are you ready to be blessed?

Just let God take you in His arms and give you all He wants to. Do not stop God from blessing you today.

Again, how big is God, in your life? Do you need Him more? I know I do.

Blessings, Love and Prayers,

Pastor Pat Aman

Also, please know that: I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with Joy. Philippians 1: 3-4

I end each message with “My Blessings, Love & Prayers,” I truly mean that, and I pray for each of you every morning and evening.

(Nehemiah 8:10)

“The Joy Of The Lord, Is Your

(Proverbs 17:22)

“A Merry Heart Does Good, Like Medicine, But A Broken Spirit 

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Reach The Top – Run A Good Race

Reach The Top – Run A Good Race
Author: Pat Aman..

“For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing.”
‭‭II Timothy 4:6-8

There once was a bunch of tiny frogs,…
who arranged a running competition.

The goal was to reach the top of a very high tower.

A big crowd had gathered around the tower to see the race and cheer on the contestants…

The race began…

Honestly: No one in crowd really believed that the tiny frogs would reach the top of the tower.

You heard statements such as:

“Oh, WAY too difficult!!”

“They will NEVER make it to the top.”

“Not a chance that they will succeed. The tower is too high!”

The tiny frogs began collapsing. One by one…

Except for those, who in a fresh tempo, were climbing higher and higher..

The crowd continued to yell,

“It is too difficult!!! No one will make it!”

More tiny frogs got tired and gave up…

But ONE continued higher and higher and higher… This one wouldn’t give up!

At the end everyone else had given up climbing the tower. Except for the
one tiny frog who, after a big effort, was the only one who reached the top!

Then all of the other tiny frogs naturally wanted to know how this one frog managed to do it?

A contestant asked the tiny frog how he had found the strength to succeed
and reach the goal?

It turned out, that the winner was DEAF.

The wisdom of this story is:

Never listen to other people’s tendencies to be negative or pessimistic…

Because they take your most wonderful dreams and wishes away from you —
the ones you have in your heart!

Always think of the power words have.

Because everything you hear and read will affect your actions!

Therefore: ALWAYS be… POSITIVE!

And above all: Be DEAF when people tell YOU that you cannot fulfill your dreams!

Always think: God and I can do this!

Most people walk in and out of your life……but FRIENDS leave footprints
in your heart.

Devotion Written By: Pastor Pat Aman Book © 1996/2019, “Coffee With Pat Daily Devotionals” and Christian Faith Publishers

Bible Verses came from: Holy Bible Application