DID YOU HEAR THE STORY OF THE LITTLE BOY AND HIS FOOTBALL?
THE LITTLE BOY ACCIDENTALLY KICKED HIS FOOTBALL INTO THE CHICKEN LOT.
He feared chickens and waited until his dad got home to retrieve his football.
The rooster strutted around, looking at the football and thought look at that magnificent egg.
The rooster said, "Wow, that is the biggest egg I have ever seen."
As he admired the egg, the rooster had a better idea.
He ran into the hen house and called for a meeting around this new, big beautiful brown egg.
All the hens observed the egg and said, "WOW!"
As the rooster had all the hens gathered around, he made a new demand, an ultimatum... Tomorrow every hen will lay an egg this size or you will have to move out of my hen house.
This Rooster lacked understanding as he demanded his hens to do the impossible?
This rooster was willing to command the hens and make them feel bad because he saw something bigger.
This rooster was willing to see his hens die, they couldn’t possibly lay an egg that size? That football had no life in it? The football looked good, but there was no nourishment there?
Right now many of you, that God will lead to read this, have been comparing your eggs to footballs? This is not wise. Don’t try to BE BIG for Jesus, be small, and trust God for the increase.
How stupid fleeces and ultimatums are? There is only one fleece in the Bible, and the man didn’t accept that.
Competition can become opposing strife and jealousy within the camp. We often compare ourselves with ourselves and doubt breeds. 2 Corinthians 10:12 warns us of this. Do your best and forget the rest? Remember Divine Timing! Wait on the Lord.