OUR DAILY BREAD 15 October 2021 DEVOTIONAL — God’s Plans for You

OUR DAILY BREAD 15 October 2021 MINISTRIES DAILY — God’s Plans for You

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OUR DAILY BREAD 15 October 2021 MINISTRIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL

( 15 October 2021 )

TOPIC: God’s Plans for You

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Bible in a Year:

Isaiah 45–46 1 Thessalonians 3
Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 37:4
Today’s Scripture & Insight:

Psalm 37:3–7

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OUR DAILY BREAD 15 October 2021 MINISTRIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL

MESSAGE:

For six years, Agnes tried to make herself the “perfect minister’s wife,” modeling herself after her adored mother-in-law (also a pastor’s wife). She thought that in this role she couldn’t also be a writer and painter, but in burying her creativity she became depressed and contemplated suicide. Only the help of a neighboring pastor moved her out of the darkness as he prayed with her and assigned her two hours of writing each morning. This awakened her to what she called her “sealed orders”—the calling God had given her. She wrote, “For me to be really myself—my complete self—every . . . flow of creativity that God had given me had to find its channel.”

Later, she pointed to one of David’s songs that expressed how she found her calling: “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart” (Psalm 37:4). As she committed her way to God, trusting Him to lead and guide her (v. 5), He made a way for her not only to write and paint but to help others to better communicate with Him.

God has a set of “sealed orders” for each of us, not only that we’ll know we’re His beloved children but understand the unique ways we can serve Him through our gifts and passions. He’ll lead us as we trust and delight in Him.

By: Amy Boucher Pye

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OUR DAILY 15 October 2021 MINISTRIES DEVOTIONAL

Reflect & Pray
How does Agnes’ story of living someone else’s life resonate with you? What has God put in your “sealed orders”?

Creator God, You’ve made me in Your image. Help me to know and embrace my calling that I might better love and serve You.

Explore how your identity is rooted in Christ.

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