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.”

Find encouragement in your suffering.

Prayer for the day

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

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51 Comments

  1. Lydia says:

    I am so thankful for all God does for me without deserving. He is merciful.

  2. Tyrone hizine says:

    I need to get closer to God. Amen.

  3. Timothy Oneil says:

    I pray today for all who have accepted Christ.

  4. Gerry says:

    Loving discipline is always a good thing.

  5. King Johnson says:

    Wow!) I just had to comment on this again!) May our beautiful Holy Spirit continue to bless the living legacy of our beloved Dr. Graham and his entire family is alive and at rest of course Plus all of us as a growing ocean family of believers and I think about one specific leader who while Billy and reverend Martin Luther King Junior were preaching together in New York City was just being born in Bishop TD Jakes and his potters house and touch!) all things flow together and Abba continue to mold us!)

  6. Naury Fijon says:

    Praise God for this page! Amen!

  7. Ron Roe says:

    Thank you, amen.

  8. Joseph Bautista says:

    Prayers for all my family