God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams! He does it not by pushing us around but by working within us, his Spirit deeply and gently within us. Glory to God… Ephesians 3:20 – 21 (msg)
15 But the Lord said to Ananias, "Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name…Acts 9:15-16 (NIV)
Your story BEGINS here!!!
Just before dawn Paul urged them all to eat. “For the last fourteen days,” he said, “you have been in constant suspense and have gone without food—you haven’t eaten anything. 34 Now I urge you to take some food. You need it to survive. Not one of you will lose a single hair from his head.” Acts 27:33
Much time had been lost, and sailing had already become dangerous….[a So Paul warned them, 10 “Men, I can see that our voyage is going to be disastrous and bring great loss to ship and cargo, and to our own lives also.” 11 But the centurion, instead of listening to what Paul said, followed the advice of the pilot and of the owner of the ship…
15 The ship was caught by the storm and could not head into the wind… 18 We took such a violent battering from the storm that the next day they began to throw the cargo overboard. 19 On the third day, they threw the ship’s tackle overboard with their own hands. 20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved.
22 But now I urge you to keep up your courage, because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed. 23 Last night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I servestood beside me 24 and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’ 25 So keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God…
39 When daylight came… Acts 27:33
How to Thrive When Surviving Seems Great
Remember, sometimes life is DANGEROUS. Choose the VOICE you will LISTEN too. Be ENCOURAGED! Realize what is IMPORTANT. Daylight is COMING.