Ordinary? Hardly!

All it takes to become a spiritual hero is time with Jesus and some smooth stones.


There is a growing certainty in my spirit that God is about to reveal Himself to this world in a powerful and life-changing way in the immediate future.

I can’t add specifics to that conviction, only that my heart tells me something wonderful is going to happen in the coming days. Call it a revival, a spiritual reformation or any word or phrase you would use to denote God moving into our world and lives in a way we have never experienced before in our lifetime.

This devotional is meant to break into whatever routine you have been comfortable and satisfied with and begin to contemplate what part you may play in this cataclysmic move of God.

And if your first response is, “Who me?” then you may be one who needs to read this message. Most of us would title ourselves as ‘ordinary’ by standards of Biblical heroes of the faith. I cannot conceive of myself in the same company of a Joshua or Moses or Samson, nor any one of the Disciples.

We know none of them was ordinary. They were spiritual super heroes… sun stoppers… miracle workers… prison bolters and able to change cultures through their extraordinary words. And yet, actually, they were all normal. But when normal people do extraordinary things it means something very noteworthy. Look what was said about Peter and John after they had healed the lame man in Acts chapter four:

“The council members were astonished as they witnessed the bold courage of Peter and John,

especially when they discovered that they were just ordinary men who had never

had religious training. Then they began to understand the effect Jesus

had on them simply by spending time with him.”

Acts 4:13 TPT

Something very special begins to occur in people who have been with Jesus. Actually, the greatest ministry any of us have is the presence we bring to others after having been with Jesus!

 There is a massive difference between someone coming out of the Library or coming from a personal encounter with Jesus! The presence of the Lord in a life turns any ‘nobody’ into an extraordinary ‘somebody’ who is destined to change their world.

Like shepherd boy David, why not grab some stones from the creek. There are giants that need to come down!





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