Saturday, September 27, 2014

Count it all Joy

God's power is not most revealed in us in those time we are "feeling" up and positive.
But we find Him there most in those times when we are  in the hard places in our lives.   In "the trying of our faith"  Those times when life seems hard beyond our endurance.  Those times when we wake up "feeling" no HOPE  No JOY - like life has flat lined or close thereto.

In choosing to yield that hopeless, joyless "feeling" that seems overwhelming to Christ and saying:

           "Yes LORD - I thank you for being 
           here, in this,  with me. Thank you
           for your divine purpose in my Life".   

It is in this place that we allow room for God's work to be accomplished in our life and the fulfillment of his purposes in us.
Fred Borden at Jungle Camp preparing for mission field

James 1  (KJV)
2 My brethren, count it all joy 
when ye fall into divers temptations;      
3 Knowing this, that the trying of 
your faith worketh patience.
4 But let patience have her perfect 
work, that ye may be perfect and 
entire, wanting nothing

Grace Borden at Jungle Camp

    1.Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with             God through our Lord Jesus Christ: 
    2 By whom also we  have access by faith into this grace              wherein we stand, and  rejoice in hope of the glory of            God. 
    3 And not only so, but  we glory in tribulations also:                  knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
    4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
    5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of                God  is shed abroad in our hearts by the
       Holy Ghost which is given unto 
us. Rom 5: (KJV)

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