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the Christian life isn't meant to be ordinary think of wat the apostles did and achieved
we read in the bible about great men doing great things and God performing miracles but we don't believe such things are possible today. but why not has God left us as orphans and forgotten his promises
just have faith in not only God but yourself too
everything is possible with God and nothing is impossible for us to achieve through him

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That is just it, the apostles were ordinary men, they did ordinary jobs, fishermen crewiing a boat, hauling in nets, repairing them.

They worked the land, or worked in other jobs, collecting taxes, making tents and other leather goods etc etc.

Sure Paul and Luke had above average educations. Look how long it took them to really identify Jesus.

They were not 'SAINTS' but ordinary men.


Guess what God has always used ordinary men and women who are prepared to act.

Pick any Christian hero, from any period. You will find not a 'SAINT' but an ordinary person who took a job and worked hard at it.

Worked hard at reading and thinking about the bible, at praying about what they read and about the news they heard concerning Christian work.

They worked hard at attending church, twice on Sunday, at the midweek prayer meeting and at other meetings.

They worked hard at talking to those they were with about Jesus.


What is stopping you or I from doing the same....... laziness.

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We are just ordinary people called to be extraordinary through Him. We can do all things through Him as we abide in Him. His works become our own....so that looking back we see how the impossible was done. We serve an extraordinary God after all! :)

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Keep in mind that we are just a tool for God to use.  He is the one doing the work.  If we make ourselves available for His use, according to His will and purpose, He will use us in many ways.  God works is little ways for the most part, but still creates a masterpiece in the end!

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