A Blast From The Past
Back in 2004 I wrote an article for my main website titled It’s An Abraham Thing. I did a minor update to this item in 2005. The item was about fasting, and about music ministry. Well, actually, it was about fasting from the music ministry.
Jump ahead to yesterday. I had a Really Bad Day at the day job, and was feeling pretty discouraged. Just before I packed up to go home I noticed an email that was sent to me by someone I don’t know. The email’s subject was “abraham thing” which of course reminded me about the article mentioned above. Here’s a condensed version of that email:
abraham thing [condensed]
Just wanted to tell you that I came across your blog about the music ministry and abraham and I really enjoyed it. I have been going through something similar in the last few months. Mine was different in that God started telling me in Oct 2009 that He was going to take me out of my comfort zone and was wanting me to leave my church. I dragged my feet, convinced myself it wasn’t the right time, etc etc… Then one day last month I was praying and listening to some music and God spoke to me and asked me “why I was asking Him because I don’t do what He tells me to anyway” BIG WAKE UP CALL. I decided right there that I was going to do it. I even compared it [to] Abraham and Issac. . . . That very next Sunday I was at a new church . . . the entire sermon felt like it was for me . . . [it was about how] the more we do self will instead of God’s will it’s like . . . pulling away [from God]. I can see that so clearly now. . . . So I am taking it day by day and was very encouraged with your story . . . how I came across it was a plan of God’s. A friend sent me an invite to a revival with Joe Sneed and I googled him online because I had never heard of him before and there was your article. The one and only one that I happend to read. God sure does amazing things! . . . With God all things are possible.
What Goes Around Comes Around
And so something I wrote at least partially as encouragement for myself some 5 years ago encouraged another person, and that person sent me an email about it that came just at the right time to encourage me. Isn’t God good?
All In All
That’s it for now. More later.