Daily Devotions

God will Make it Happen

December 25, 2018

“How can this happen?” Lk 1:34 NLT

The Bible says, “Mary asked the angel, ‘But how can this happen? I am a virgin.’ The angel replied, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you’” (vv. 34-35 NLT). Has God been telling you things He wants to do through you, but you’re looking at yourself and thinking, “How can this happen?” You’re saying, “I don’t have the training, the resources, the skill, or the connections. And I certainly don’t have the strength to accomplish it alone.” If you’re wondering how God will bring it all to pass, remember that He will accomplish it! No one else will get the credit. How will it happen? “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you” (v. 35 NLT). The Holy Spirit can impregnate you with a vision, inspire you with creative ideas, introduce you to the right people, and empower you to do the job. God had a unique plan for Mary, and He has one for you too. You aren’t privileged to see the future and you don’t know all that God has in store for you—but He has a plan. After the angel spoke to Mary, notice what she said: “Be it unto me according to thy word” (v. 38). Not according to your social status, or your job résumé, or your finances, or what you deserve. No, “Be it unto me according to thy word!” Was that easy to say or believe? No, she was taking an extreme risk. To be pregnant and unmarried brought dire consequences in those days. Yet she gave herself willingly to God—and the results were miraculous. And God can do the same for you.

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account_circle Angenette Pinkney

Gods unique plan for me. 2004 was a world wind year for me. God spoke to me and said i want you to take the children to church. I knew the children he was talking about i said no. I don't have enough room in my car i have my Avon and i'm always tired. Well all my mornings were filled with tears after that.My car was going out. I went to get one it was there waiting on me just as i wanted a green nissan quest van. I was driving out of the lot and God said now go get the children. I did not this was in August 2004. October came around and i was all cried out went and got the kids three of them and took them to church formed a children choir my van was running over with children. They drew children everybody wanted to go to church with us and sing in the choir. My husband hand to start driving the church van to pick them all up.Well long short short all the reasons for not getting the kids was covered. Seven passenger van,a new job that i loved and did not ware me out and the best little Avon helpers in the world they would call me wanting to deliver.He is Lord.

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