Lazaroo – Thursday, October 27, 2011

Oct 27, 2011 I Lazaroo.

 

Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, with mounting excitement:

“Get yourself ready!”
(Jeremiah 1:17)

I love the sound of that, Jesus.

It tells me You’ve got a plan.

I’m not on some random journey at the mercy of chance and happenstance.

I’ve got a clear goal

an assignment
a purpose
a destination

I’m going somewhere.

It tells me You and I are about to do something significant together

not just any old thing
not something I can just wing

but something that requires me to stand tall

to gather myself
to be at my best.

And it tells me something else, too:

It’s near.

It’s like that moment at the start of a 100-meter dash when the runners hear:

“On your mark…”

Goosebumps.
Anticipation.

Yeah, but it scares me, too.

This isn’t all on You.

You’ve just told me to get myself ready.

I’m no spectator.

I’ve got work to do.

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Deuteronomy 31:6; Joshua 1:7; 1 Samuel 4:4-11; 2 Samuel 2:7; 1 Kings 2:2-3; Matthew 3:3; Mark 14:8-9; Luke 17:7-10; Luke 22:8-13; 1 Peter 1:13

What is Lazaroo?

Take Me Deeper

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

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