Opportunity

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John 9:4 – I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.

There’s a time for everything! When we have the opportunity to work, we should because there will come the time when you want to do something but can’t. So if you can do it right now, DO IT!

The works of God don’t just happen. They are ‘worked’ into being by us. Work is a privilege, an opportunity.

If we make the work God has given us our ‘must’, our highest priority then we will seize and and every opportunity to fulfil it.

There will be times when we can’t do what we are called to, that’s why we cannot afford to put off or procrastinate about doing God’s work NOW!

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Dealing with depression

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Psalm 42:9-11 – ‘I will say to God, my rock, “Why have You forgotten me? Why must I go about in sorrow because of the enemy’s oppression?” My adversaries taunt me, as if crushing my bones, while all daylong they say to me, “Where is your God?” Why am I so depressed? Why this turmoil within me? Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him, my Savior and my God.”

This person used to go to church celebrating, worshipping and leading ‘many’ to the House of God! They are aching to return (when will I appear before God?).

The depressed person lives in doubt – ‘Why, why, why?’ They feel God has forgotten them!

They feel ‘oppressed’ by the atmosphere around them.

They are taunted for remaining true to God when He does nothing it appears.

Turmoil, confusion, anxiety troubles their emotions & mind.

In the middle of the valley the young ‘worship’ leader of the Sons of Korah, speaks to himself – ‘Put your hope in God’‘Praise Him’.

Doing these two things will set yu free and help you journey out of depression in the Presence of God.

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