Lazaroo – Wednesday, March 4, 2009

9 comments, Mar 04, 2009

“After me will come one more powerful than I, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.”  (Mark 1:7)

No wonder You chose John the Baptist to announce Your coming, Jesus!

I desperately need that kind of humility – strong, uncompromised, sincere.

But help me understand as clearly as John did the exact assignment You have given me – then fill me, anoint me, direct me, empower me to carry it all the way out!

And should any praise come my way as You perform Your one-of-a-kind work through me…may I make it as crystal clear as John did:

Every shred of the glory belongs to You and You alone.

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Numbers 12:3-10; 1 Peter 5:5; Ephesians 2:10; Colossians 1:29; Luke 17:7-10

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.

9 responses so far.

  1. Jeff Says:

    Steve – Absolutely! Anything I can do to help others find the blessings that I am receiving will only confirm to me that there is something bigger than us moving with this project. Thanks for that encouragement.

  2. Steve Says:

    Jeff – thank you so much for all your great input. Your comment, “There is a synergy there that helps me feel connected at a personal level” especially meant a lot to me. That is exactly what I have been praying would happen! Do I have your permission to quote your comments, as a way of encouraging other people to try Lazaroo?

  3. Jeff Says:

    I have really enjoyed this.
    Thanks,

  4. Jeff Says:

    Admittedly, I didn’t do yesterday’s Lazaroo yesterday. I did finish it seconds ago and commented on humility. Then, to stay in order, I read today’s. It fit so well with what I just thought about for yesterday’s Lazaroo that I got an extra blessing from it. There is a synergy there that helps me feel connected at a personal level. Thanks for that.

  5. Bonnie Dooley Says:

    I am loving this devotional: it’s short, concise, and something to think about all day. BUT..what happened to the reference scriptures? The first two days I could just click on each one and go right there. Now they aren’t highlighted so I use my own Bible to find them. Can we go back to the “click and you’re there” format?

  6. Dave S Says:

    Just what I needed to hear today. I’m praying that God will use me in great ways and I need to remember that every good thing comes from Him–and all glory goes to Him!

  7. jennie Says:

    how amazing that in God’s eyes what He calls us to do is just as important as what He called John to do… and i know that if i don’t do my part, God will find someone else who’s willing to do it. please God, keep me humble and sensitive to Your voice.

  8. Jody Smith Says:

    Thank you for developing this idea, as I have always struggled to make the time to read the Bible each day. I do have a quiet time with God, but this allows me to take a part of scripture with me each day and kick off my one on one time with God.

  9. Brent Says:

    God is definitely using Lazaroo to speak to me! It’s funny though, as we do deeper there is a direct correlation to an increase in the enemy’s attacks.

    Reminds me of one of my favorite quotes.

    “the glory of God reflected in you- enrages hell, it is this at which the enemy of darkness flings his mightiest of weapons.” -william gurnell

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