Jesus was born in a manger because God knew we would be feeding on Him. This is not a Christmas story but a Christ story.

Step over into the other world with me for a little while and look at how God wants us to understand His world. A world where  nothing is impossible for those who believe in Jesus Christ.

Just think about it! Our Lord, our King, the Lord of Lords was born in a place where animals come to feed, where sheep would feed.

God could have built a mansion for His Son to be born in. Yet, what is it about that birthplace that we are missing? Could it be that God knew that we would come to feed on His Son?

He knew from the beginning of time that His sheep would come and feed in the manger. Come and feed on Him.

Throughout the Bible He tells us to feed on Him, to drink from Him.

I Corinthians 11:24 Jesus says “Take eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me”.

There are a many reasons why God uses sheep to compare to His people.

Everything and every word that comes from the Bible is connected to each other in some way. So when you read, look for the connection. See the connections to other parts of the Bible.

Read the Bible through spiritual eyes; try to see how God covers these words with His Spirit.

When you see things in the natural happening, stop and look at it through Spiritual eyes, see how it’s connected or ask the Holy Spirit to show you the connection to God’s Spirit world. Start to look at this world through spiritual eyes, understanding how God wants us to move, act, look, talk and think in this world.

God knows we are in this world. But as believers we are not of this world.  However, God uses the things in the natural world to teach us how we should see things in the Spiritual World. “For the ones who have eyes to see, let them see.”

That is what He means when He tells us in Jeremiah 5:21, “Hear this now, O foolish people, without understanding, who have eyes and see not, and who have ears and hear not.”

We are so trained to look at things with our natural eyes and understand things by what we see that we cannot see things the way God has intended for us to see them. God wants us to look at things though spiritual eyes.

“This is why we must renew our mind every day.”

(from the Amplified Bible) Ephesians 4:22-23, “Strip yourselves of your former nature [put off and discard your old un-renewed self] which characterized your earlier way of life and becomes corrupt through lusts and desires that spring from delusion; And be constantly renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh mental and spiritual attitude].”

“Keep your mind open and your heart softened, so you may see and hear what God is trying to show us (in this world) each and every day.”

God Bless You





God has given us all a measure of faith.  How much faith we have can be measured by; how we move on our faith, how we talk, or by the things we do.

If God has told you do something, do you do what He says? If God has told you to say something to a person, would you say those things to that person?

How many times in our lives has God wanted to use us, but our faith was not strong enough. He knew that we would not act on whatever He was telling us to do or say, so He could not use us.

God uses us for His good, to show people His love and kindness.

We as believers have to be open to let Him use us. We have to have enough faith to move on what God is telling us.  Most of the time it is not about you or for you, you are just the instrument which God uses.  However, when God uses you for His will, it feels so good you may think it was all for you.

Once, I applied for a job at a place where everyone around me told me not to go. However, something in me kept saying to go. I eventually got the position. When I began working there, I too wondered what my purpose was. I would ask God “Is this right-this place?”  I knew that the Holy Spirit had told me to go and get a job there. He knew I would be there for someone else.  I did not know that at the time. I had to have enough faith to trust in Him, that whatever the reason was that He had me there-I was in His will.

After entering the place and being there for a day or two, I felt I had to be in the wrong place. I had to keep telling myself that my faith is strong and telling God that I trust Him.

One day at work, I was talking to this woman and she was going on and on about the things that were wrong in her life. I told her about Jesus and for the next two to three days that’s what we mostly talked about and she asked to be lead into the prayer of salvation. At that very moment, she gave her life over to God. After she turned her life over to God, I felt as though I had difficulty breathing in that place.  I had to get out! I had to leave, then!  My purpose for being there was over.

After sharing the salvation message, I suddenly realized my purpose for being there. I was in that particular place for someone else and I felt now that it was time for me to go. The Holy Spirit was telling me to leave. I immediately went into the office, packed up my things and walked out that very hour.  After leaving that place, my breathing pattern resumed to its normal rate. I had been only there for about two weeks before delivering the salvation message.

For me, after my breathing pattern changed, my reason for being there was now over.

In another situation, God cut by breathing somewhat to prompt me to say what He wanted me to say before a congregation.

God wants to know He can count on you to do what He is asking of you. Having faith that God cannot use is like having no faith at all.

Faith without works is dead. Listen for the Holy Spirit, and then act upon what He says to do. God will protect you and He will protect His word.

What is His sign to you to act upon His will with your faith?

God Bless You