Isa 40:28-31 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall utterly fall, But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. (NKJV)
I have had the opportunity recently to pray for several people that the Lord has given talents and gifts to serve Him in the workplace. One was a person that was a plumber. The other was a person that had been in sales. Both were quite good at what they did. However, the enemy had used substance abuse to steal from them what God had given them to serve Him with. It was a great blessing and an honor to get to pray for both individuals and to assure them that God can restore and use their gifts to serve Him.
We all have been given something that we can serve God with. We all have had dreams about what we would do with those gifts and talents. Before we came to Christ those dreams would have been most likely for selfish purposes. But once we come to Christ, He begins to give us His dreams. He then wants to redeem those talents that He has given us to serve Him in His Kingdom.
If you feel like that you have blown it and that you could never have your talents used to glorify God and to serve Him in His Kingdom there is good news for you in this passage. In this passage there is a promise for people that are going to be taken into captivity. There are several promises here that after repentance restoration can take place.
Let’s look at them. First of all, our God never gets tired He is eternally omnipotent. He has unlimited knowledge. He is omniscient.
He gives power to the weak. Is there an area of your life that the enemy tries to tempt you with? He will give you the power to resist. Are there circumstances in your life that have practically sucked the life out of you? He will give you strength.
Do you sometimes feel like that you are down for the count? Have you been beaten down by life and word curses that people have spoken over you? Has your dream looked like it has gone out the window? Then mount up! Mount up with Jesus ! Mount up by standing on His Word! Mount up by praising Him! Mount Up by having other Christians that you can pray with and be authentic with!
When we do this, we will soar! We will be able to see things from God’s perspective rather than listening to the lies of the devil! You know what they sound like. You really haven’t been forgiven. You did this twenty years ago. You aren’t sincere when you pray. You will never be nothing. I could go on and on. Stand on the word! Mount up! Mount Up! Run with your dream! Run with your vision! Run with Godly people ! Run in front of the ungodly in such a way that they want to know what makes you run like that!
Let us Pray
Lord Jesus we give You praise that You give strength to the weak. You make us to mount up on eagles’ wings. May all that read this today mount up and fulfill their destiny in a great and powerful way.
In Jesus Name
Thanks to all of you who pray for us. Jessye and I had a powerful night at Restoration Ranch last night.