At nine years old, I walked down a dirt road compacted with sand and stone crunched by the horse-and-buggies that carried people to my home church a century earlier. As I crept inside the church’s double doors, I realized that it was just God and me, so I asked Him a question: “God, what do you want me to do with my life?” Unfortunately, it took two decades of a heart filled with sand and stone before I knelt beside my bed with a clay heart and asked God that same question. This time I listened with all of my heart.
God told His people through the Prophet Jeremiah, “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart'” (Jeremiah 29:11-13). Will you seek God and listen to Him with all your heart today?
For more, watch The Restoration Road with Mitch Kruse, Episode 4: “If I Can Get You Convinced, I Can Get Them Convinced.”
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