The mystery of the puzzle piece.

We are like puzzle pieces, each one of us is essential to the completion of the whole puzzle.

We are called to love the Lord our God with all our heart and to love our neighbor as ourselves.

Each puzzle piece looks very different. So we cannot go to a church congregation looking  to find people who are just like us! We are all different, unique and important to the completion of the work that our Lord Jesus started and which He also intends to complete.

Jesus said, “What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying? If it turns out that he finds it, truly I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine which have not gone astray. So it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.” (Matthew 18:12-14 NASB).

A missing piece makes the whole picture incomplete, we need each other. Receive the Lord Jesus and join th wining team!

Each of us just as a puzzle piece is different, unique and essential to the body of Christ. Beloved let us love one another.

©2017 Catherine Maina

 

I press on

I press on

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 – (New American Standard Bible)

When my strength is seeping faster than I can walk

When it does not make sense to try anymore

When logic says it is OK to let it go

When no one is  watching or , when no one notices or even cares

When the only eyes on me are Yours

When friends give their green light for me to go ahead and throw in the towel

When no one else knows the details of the story apart from You and myself

When doing the right thing will only rock the boat more fiercely

When my opponents make offers and are calling for a truce

When it is just easier to take the money and run

When fighting for the truth only makes things worse

Lord, help me not to give in. let me find strength in You because You are a strong tower and You can be trusted. Help me to press on.

©2017 Catherine Maina

The earth is full of Your possessions.

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.

 What will I wear?

What will I eat?

Where will I stay?

How will I pay for it ?

Should I fend for myself?

God created me, He formed me, even before I was born He knew me.

I trust Him. Yes I will sow seed, but He will send the rain.

Dear Father, I trust You to provide, You own everything. I will seek You, not food, clothes or a nice place to live. I choose You, I choose life.

Matthew 6:25-27 (NASB)

 “For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the  air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?

You are Royalty

You are Royalty

When I see Jesus, I see the King of kings, a King with kind eyes and a gentle smile, yet still the King. Everything is under His authority, when He walks into a room, everything makes room for Him. His words few, but powerful, “I am the King of kings, you are My child. You are royalty.”

I whisper back in shock, “I am royalty? Even after all the mistakes I have made?” With loving kindness He says, “Yes you are royalty.”

 

The Battlefield.

You are royalty?

Yes I am

Who are your parents?

Where do you come from?

Where is your royal robe?

Where do you live?

Where is your wealth? What is your net-worth?

Why do you look so “normal”?

 

I am royalty.

My robe is in my Father’s house.

My wealth Is where my heart is, I have given my heart to my Lord, Jesus Christ.

The earth is filled with His possessions, I lack nothing.

I may look “normal” yet even though I am in the world,  I am not of the world,

I have been adapted into the family of God through Christ.

Jesus Christ has restored me by washing me with His precious blood, He has saved me and rescued me from sin.

 

His ways are not like our ways.

He stretches His hand and says, “I am the King of kings and the Lord of lords and you are My child therefore you are royalty.”

I accept and I receive this truth from My savior. Immediately, I see a picture of Christ with a towel wrapped around His waist ready to wash the disciple’s feet. Royalty does come with the responsibility of serving others. His ways are indeed not like our ways… still, I am royalty.

©2017 Catherine Maina

Light in the darkness.

 

Who will fight our battles?

Who will go before us?

Lest we make the same errors that were made in the past

Errors recorded for our benefit

Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, “No, but there shall be a king over us, that we also may be like all the nations, that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.” (1 Samuel 8:19-20 NASB)

Whose will lead us?

In this but a short journey

Through a world so troubled

Each one of us given a light to hold high

To walk through the darkest of path

Declaring praises to our God

Sounding the trumpet

Even if the darkness seems to close in on us sometimes

So much injustice, so many lies, so many gray areas

A loud voice above all the noise is heard,

 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. (Matthew 5:16KJV)

We keep walking this walk of faith

Even when it seems as if our lights are dimming

Our God is going before us, He is fighting our battles

The just shall live by faith

©2017 Catherine Maina

THE LIVING WORD

One word from God can change everything,

In the beginning God created heaven and earth…

Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…

Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him…

Tell them I AM sent me to you…

Your faith has made you whole…

Go and sin no more…

Be holy as I am holy…

Believe only in Me…

Abide in Me…

If you hear My voice, do not harden your heart…

Behold I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door I will come in and eat with him and he with me.

Words full of power to change lives, the living word of God!

Kindly share the words from the Father that are resonating in your heart today, blessings!