January 12, 2020: SOAP #3692:  Genesis 29-30; Luke 12

Scripture:  Luke (NIV) 12:6 Are not five sparrows sold fortwo pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. 7 Indeed, the very hairsof your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid; you are worth more than manysparrows.

Observation:  Hereis the one who created the heaven and the earth, the one who created thesparrow and created man!  His creation isso important to him that he notices what happens to EACH sparrow.  And this one who notices each sparrow, knowsthe smallest detail about me!   I havevalue to Him!   

Scripture:  Luke (NIV)12:31 But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well. 32“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to giveyou the kingdom.

Observation:  We donot have to twist God's arm for Him to bless us; it is He is pleased to give us the kingdom!!!  He isloving and generous! 

Application:  These two passages are full of encouragementto me.  I have value to God!  It is His pleasure to bless me! 

Prayer:  Lord, you know me.  You are interested in me.  You love me. Just reading these verses encourages me. Holy Spirit, help me to never forget these verses. Amen

Pastor Leon

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