Here’s a VERY important truth for all Christ followers: (perhaps the most important truth of my life)
THE CONTRAST BETWEEN “GOD GIVES” AND “GOD IS”:
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me strength, He IS my Strength!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me peace, He IS my Peace!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me confidence, He IS my Confidence!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me purpose, He IS my Purpose!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me joy, He IS my Joy!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me provisions, He IS my Provision!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me protection, He IS my Protection!
•The Lord doesn’t GIVE me anointing, He IS my Anointing!
•The Lord doesn’t give me ____________, He is my ____________!
“GOD GIVES” or “GOD IS”?
Understanding the difference between the two is to understand what it means to have your mind “renewed.”
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Romans 12:2 NIV)
“Spirit of The Living God, empty me of self will & feelings and fill me with You so that You can be what I need. From here on out, in me, You Are…!”