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How aware are you of the people throughout your day that God wants you to minister too. Are you so caught up in your own life that you are missing those golden opportunities to touch someone and love them? I am Ron your host and today we are bringing back to our awareness that lives are not our own. But we are here to love and minister to those who we come in contact with through out our day.
I was in a doctor’s office this morning and a lady and a man came in, she was in a wheel chair. And of all things they had the news playing in the doctor’s office on the TV on the wall. And it was chaos, after chaos, after chaos. I looked at these two people and I says, what hope do they have? Where can they turn? What can they do? That’s when it came to me; I do all things as unto the Lord. Immediately like a wave passed over the chaos is gone. The discouragement, the futility is gone because we set our spirit, we set our focus to do all things as unto Him. I think what that does is it gives out a big shout. God here I am, I am going to serve you today, I am going to worship you today. You are my today.
Practice the presence of the Lord. Live in the realm of spirit, no matter what you are doing with your body, live in the realm of spirit. And just cause yourself to be aware of what is going on around you. There are so many people like you are talking about especially men who get so focused on the details of what they’re doing they can’t perceive what is going on around them. Are you aware of your surroundings, are you aware of what is going on around you? And I think more so in the spirit realm is what we need because then it is like maybe somebody you’re near around, needs that touch. And if you are not aware you’re not going to touch them. God is not going to touch them, He just missed and opportunity because of your lack of awareness. My wife and I were in the store, I happened to noticed this gentleman with a young boy, he’s probably eight-ish. I just was watching and this young guy pushed the cart and he ran into the mayonnaise jar. Knocked one of them on the floor. And so, he set the cart a little bit to the side and picked up that jar and put it back where it belonged. I took note and then continued on through the store and we saw them again. And as we were getting ready to go one way they we were going the other way. I just felt led and I just leaned over and with a good loud voice said, you know your boys are wonderful and I said whatever you’re doing keep it up because you’re really good job with them. The wife started to cry. The gentlemen was just like oh thank you, thank you so much. And so, we split up. Well we ran into them probably 5 or 6 more times in the store. It built from where we started it continued to build up last couple times man he just: God bless you man. God bless you. That little act of kindness made their day. If we did nothing else in that store that is what God had us doing with that particular family.
We don’t want to miss the little things or the big things I mean we may think it is a small thing and it may be a big thing to that family. It could have been something that turned their whole day around, their whole week around I mean their whole thinking around. Wow this stranger is seeing something good in our family and maybe we are not as screwed up as we thought we were.
Somebody where you would least expect it bears the greatest blessing. Will you be aware? I’ll make you a way in the wilderness a river in the desert. Do not remember the former things. Do not remember the past. Will you be aware. God, I don’t think runs out and says, today I am going to go down here and I’m going to set up this situation. I going to set up that situation. I think it is us who have to catch up to Him.
Allan: 6:08 And like you’re saying Ron and Dale is; you don’t know if it’s a little thing or a big thing but what I do know is if you miss that opportunity. Then God has to find another person to walk in that family or the situation to speak what you should have spoken. He wants to meet people, He wants to bless people. We are not aware that we are a means by which God can do it. Then who is He going to use?
That brings up a subject that I think is important. If you do miss it, no self-condemnation because He’s God and He knows what you are going to do. So, if there is a new awareness, a better set of spiritual eyes. He actually won because next time you know the old saying, Johnny on the spot. You will be there. That even can be a way where God works with us. Maybe this was a tune up, this was a you practicing being led by the Holy Spirit. You learn how to do it because it is going to have an unfolding situation in your life.
As we are talking I am thinking. Lord you know lead my day and let there be circumstances and people out there that I can touch. Do you realize how needy this world is? There are probably billions of circumstances that God wants to touch. Millions and billions of people that He wants to touch, so, I don’t even think it is an issue looking for the leading of the Lord. The leading of the Lord is just ministering His presence and blessing people and loving people where ever you are at. You can’t go wrong loving people, you can’t go wrong being kind to them. You can’t go wrong saying hi, you can’t go wrong reaching out creating a conversation with somebody, just cause. I don’t even think you have to feel led. There is so much need out there and God wants you to touch people. Plain wants to touch people and He needs people to touch people. I think there is just a heart of love and kindness, I have a feeling that if we just walk in the heart of kindness and love towards everybody you are going to be more led than you can even imagine. The things that will happen around you and through you just because you care, just because you see some lady and a cane and she walks by you and you say, Hi. How’s your day, can I help you with your groceries. That simple act of kindness in reaching out, who knows what could happen.
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