His bottom lip trembled as I leaned in with my stethoscope. Although his eyes shimmered with a thin sheen of tears, he did not recoil. As had his toddler sister, he waited, straight, silent, and obedient, and he studied me. I crouched to his level, and we connected for a heartbeat or two. I listened to the cadence of his breath; he searched my face. Continue reading
“This task was appointed to you and if you do not find a way, no one will!” From The Lord of the Rings trailer, theme 2. God has given you a part to play in His grand design THAT IS YOURS ALONE. If you do not find a way, no one will.
We’ve covered “Fate has chosen him.” For the believer, that’s God has chosen you. We’ve looked at the Word to back that up. Now we are moving to the next theme.
God has given you a part to play that is yours and yours alone, if yo do not find a way no one will. Do you remember that line from the Return of the Fellowship trailer. It was spoken by Galadriel to Frodo as he takes on the task of bearing the ring to Mount Doom.
Frodo shrunk back initially, but as we all know he assumed the role of ring bearer and bore
that ring all the way into Mordor and to Mount Doom. Taking the role we have been given requires risk taking and courage. But we are not alone–we are never alone in our role! What’s more, taking that role is our ticket to becoming the man or woman of God that He created us to be.
The men want to do business as mission but wound up becoming fathers.