Woman, do you ever feel like a dead tree, even though you know God has filled you with living water and knowledge/wisdom that needs to be shared? Well, be encouraged. Do what's necessary to go from feeling like a dead tree to BEing/sharing the fruitful, flowering tree that God has made you and wants to contiue to make you.
Isaiah 61"For the Spirit of the Lord God is upon me;.." https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/mclean/kjv/Isa.61
Jan - Job's Wife
Feb - Cast Away
Feb - Don't!
Feb - Stand
May - 'Pay" Yourself
June - For By One Man's Obedience
June - Mary Sat. Jesus Let Her
July - TPM It's Not Dead (aired 2006)
July - MOVE! (2002)
July - In The Presence of My Enemies
August - Broken. Humble. Stewardship of Your Gift.
July - Boundaries
June - Resumes'
Jan - Bits N Pieces
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Oct - Mistaken for the side piece.
July - I Cor 7:34 - An Observation, not a Command.
May - Women, we change the atmosphere.
March - Women's History:
Black Women Preachers;
No More Smallin' Up of Me; Our Greatest Fear.
February - Valentines...daily!
Dec - Christmas..don't get too deep.
Nov - Happy Thanksgiving!
October - That's not worship.
August - The devil is a liar!
July - Where do you f-i-t?
June - "No" instead of "Go".
April - Let them "kill" you.
March-Woman, You are good
February - What ministry is calling you?
January - Woman, Go!
November-Don't be a Jonah.
October - It's Time for a new
September - Youth, here is something you can conquer.
July - Passive/Aggressive Leaders.
June - It's hard to leave.
May - Woman, why are you
April - Passive/Aggressive people.
March - God will give you His
own special pulpit
Feb - Rejection can be a blessing.
January - Snakes in your life.
Inclusion ro Not? Which one are you?
Augsut - Move!/Sometimes You Gotta
Leave Home To Be Blessed
January - So what?
August - But I Wrought For My Names Sake
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When Jesus gave up the ghost on the cross, Joseph asked for His body in order to bury it. Some thought Jesus' burial was the end of Him.
In Matthew 25, when the master gave talents to his servants to multiply, one servant buried his talent.
Women, how many of you have buried your talent, either out of unbelief thinking if it's hidden, it will go away or out of fear like the servant who buried his talent or probably because you spend too much time helping others.
A pastor once reminded me to not neglect my calling by spending too much time helping others work on their calling. (I wasn't neglecting mine, nor was I the source of help to someone else that he surmised I was, but I totally understood his point and appreciated his concern.)
There is a gift of helps, but when it is not our specific gift, women still tend to put everyone else first and end up burying that which God specifically called us to do. Then we don't have time left to learn the functions of the auxilary/ministry we have been assigned to lead or study for the lessons or songs we've been asked to teach or sing.
Let's not bury our talents in our earthly body by doing someone else's work because we don't think they can do it or because we have spoiled them by helping them so much. Let's do our's first - I know that will be hard sometimes because we want to help and tend to try to get others' things out of the way so we can settle in and do our's...which rarely works - THEN we can enter into the joy of the Lord, not just when we meet judgment after death but also on earth when we stop grieving God's Holy Spirit (Ephesians 4:30).