Thursday, August 14, 2008

Check Out This Oh-So-Challenging Article...

No Little People
by...or should I say "through"...Tim Sweetman
I found this link through the Rebelution website.
Here's a peek...

"...it's not about who we are in the public eye. It's about who God is. He works through us, and it's His grace alone that allows us to do anything, that brings meaning to the mundane. It was none of Moses' work that saved the Israelites. God received all the credit. I've found that when I put too much credit in 'big' people or 'small' people, I take away from God's fame and glory. "'God so used a stick of wood' can be a banner cry for each of us," wrote Francis Schaeffer. 'Though we are limited in talent, physical energy, and psychological strength, we are not less than a stick of wood. But as the rod of Moses had to become the rod of God, so that which is me must become the me of God. Then I can become useful in God's hands.'
I want to be a stick of wood. His stick of wood..."


To read the rest of this article, click on the link above...

5 comments:

Madison said...

How true... too often we put the glory on the person, even when we KNOW that it was God who actually did all of it. God used the person for His own glory, but it is too often that the person receives all of the glory, and not God. I want to be His stick of wood too.

Madison

Paula said...

This is a great article Brianna and thank you for sharing. I will certainly re-read it and meditate on the important message. Paula :-)

Hannah Michelle said...

Hey Brianna! I'm doing great! Hope you are too. :) This article right here was so excellent!

Julia said...

Very good Article! I found Tim's blog through that and the blog is really neat, there are archives of a whole ton of articles he wrote!

Love you Brianna!

Julia

An Old Fashioned Girl said...

Hi Brianna! Sorry I haven't been to your blog for so long! I love your backround! (Has it always been that way?)

Lydia