Max Lucado – Saying Yes to God’s Purpose


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After Christ’s forty-day pause in the wilderness, the people of Capernaum tried to keep him from leaving them.  But he said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, because for this purpose I have been sent” (Luke 4:42-43). He resisted the undertow of the people by anchoring to the rock of his purpose; employing his uniqueness to make a big deal out of God everywhere he could.

And aren’t you glad he did? Suppose he had heeded the crowd and set up camp in Capernaum, reasoning, “I thought the whole world was my target and the cross my destiny.  But the entire town tells me to stay in Capernaum.  Could all these people be wrong?” Yes they could!  In defiance of the crowd, Jesus said no to good things so he could say yes to the right thing– his unique call!  I’m praying we do the same.

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