Summary: No matter what your need is... there's no length that God is not willing to go to...to not only meet, but exceed far beyond your wildest expectations if you are willing to dare to believe He can do what He says He can do....
Dare to Believe
Illus. By John Raulerson
A guy sees a sign in front of a house: "Talking Dog for Sale." He rings the bell and the owner tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a black mutt just sitting there. "You talk?" he asks.
"Yep," the mutt replies.
"So, what’s your story?"
The mutt looks up and says, "Well, I discovered my gift of talking pretty young and I wanted to help the government, so I told the CIA about my gift, and in no time they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders, because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping. I was one of their most valuable spies eight years running. The jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn’t getting any younger and I wanted to settle down. So I signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security work, mostly wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings there and was awarded a batch of medals. Had a wife, a mess of puppies, and now I’m just retired." The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner what he wants for the dog. The owner says, "Ten dollars." The guy says, "This dog is amazing. Why on earth are you selling him so cheap?"
The owner replies, "He’s a big liar. He didn’t do any of that stuff." You can’t believe a word he says.
(from Mikey’s Funnies)
Acts 16:30-31 NKJ
30 And he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” 31 So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and Thou shall be saved...
When a person is willing to believe in Jesus and make him the Lord and Savior of their life… That is the first step to a life that is filled with the endless possibilities and promises of the kingdom of heaven.
We have been taught that in the natural when things sound
to good to be true..they usually are
But in the super natural realm of the kingdom of God
Every promise is true, because every promise runs straight
through the cross and is guaranteed by the blood of Jesus..
At first glance, we might think that this is just a chance encounter with this jailer… As with most all of us with our first encounter with JESUS...
But God with his Omni presence… Looks ahead in someone's life and I believe there are no chance encounters but only divine appointments,
Because when they are willing to believe in His Only Begotten Son...He is willing to go to great lengths when someone wants to become a part of His Family
I have a friend who has adopted a baby from China and I have heard many other times as well when someone does adopt a baby from Another country...
They travel halfway around the world and they go to great lengths, sometimes through many obstacles...never with the assurance that they will actually be able to adopt the child and have them to become a part of their family..
God is no different…and today I want to try and show you some of the lengths and things God is willing to do and to go to when someone is willing to dare to believe..