Molding You

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I have a friend who during the Depression lost his job, a fortune, a wife, and a home. But he tenaciously held to his faith-the only thing he had left. One day he stopped to watch some men doing stonework on a huge church. One of them was chiseling a triangular piece of stone. “What are you going to do with that?” asked my friend. The workman said, “See that little opening away up there near the spire? Well, I’m shaping this down here, so it will fit in up there.” Tears filled the eyes of my friend as he walked away, for it seemed that God had spoken through the workman to explain his ordeal through which he was passing, “I’m shaping you down here, so you’ll fit in up there.”

Prayer for the day

Thank You, Lord, for all the “shaping” in my life, which brings me closer to You.

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15 Comments

  1. Marilou Lapicto-Luehrs says:

    Really life saving words fills and feeds the hungry and the lost in this world. Lost only to find the right place, still enduring painful chiseling to fit only to His beautiful Plan. In the Kingdom we are encouraged by the love of those who understand “All of It”.

  2. Dawn says:

    Amen, Lord I ask that your Will shape my life into the life you had planned for me years ago before the fall of man, thank you Jesus and Amen

  3. stephanie says:

    Thank you Jesus , That we can trust you know what you are doing. For doing what we can not do for ourselves. For shaping us and saving us.

  4. m says:

    Praise the LOrd

  5. Sureeporn says:

    It really help me to tune up my life every morning to be able always playing Godly music for the people around me everyday.