My good friend Chris who has been a great influence in my life sent this verse over the other day. It is powerful.
Imagine if we spoke only positive things that agreed with what God wants for our life and cut out the rest. It will be hard, but I can’t get the picture out of my mind walking into heaven excited because I poured out my life to God as the only opportunity ever given to me to effect peoples eternal destination.
Designers, teachers or street sweepers… lets push together to be used where we are to affect the world for Christ.
So tell them, ‘As surely as I live, declares the LORD, I will do to you the very things I heard you say:
(Guess we should be careful of what we are saying)
26 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron: 27 “How long will this wicked community grumble against me? I have heard the complaints of these grumbling Israelites. 28 So tell them, ‘As surely as I live, declares the LORD, I will do to you the very things I heard you say: 29 In this desert your bodies will fall-every one of you twenty years old or more who was counted in the census and who has grumbled against me. 30 Not one of you will enter the land I swore with uplifted hand to make your home, except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun…..
Numbers 14:28-30 (NIV)