It’s easy to get weary and feel like giving up…
To throw up our arms and declare the task too difficult and our strength too small.
At times like these, we need to flex our spiritual muscle and step forward to obey what God has asked us to do. For there is incredible power in perseverance.
In today’s guest post, I’m honored to have my friend Suzie Eller share from her new book, Come With Me: Discovering the Beauty of Following Where He Leads.
Suzie is a Proverbs 31 Ministries writer, ECPA bestselling author and blogger. You can learn more about Suzie and her books at www.tsuzanneeller.com.
Suzie has faithfully followed God’s call to go deeper with Him. I hope you’ll be inspired to do the same. Here’s more from Suzie…
Obeying God…One More Time
I had my Bible in my hand. My purse nearby. A car would soon take me to the airport.
It was time to go, except I knew the Lord wanted me to share one more thing.
People were still sitting in their seats and talking. The Holy Spirit had sweetly swept over the meetings and people lingered. I walked to the microphone, knowing the words I would say before I spoke them.
I had read them in the book of Luke earlier that week.
One more time.
Those were the words.
Throw out your nets one more time.
When He had finished speaking, He said to Simon, “Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch.” Simon answered and said, “Master, we worked hard all night and caught nothing, but I will do as You say and let down the nets.” Luke 5:4-5 (NIV)
Simon was exhausted. Casting the heavy nets into the water, and lugging them back in over and over was a chore. When the nets came back empty every time, it was disappointing.
But he did it. [Read more…]