God Is Calling You to be Courageous – Beloved Women – September 18, 2020
READ: “For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14 NIV)
TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT: Following God takes courage and a decision to move out of our comfort zones. It is easy to say we will be courageous but taking the first step forward in the face of opposition is difficult. In Esther 4:14, Esther was courageous when she spoke to King Xeres of Persia, asking him to spare the lives of the Jews. Esther knew that speaking up would have consequences, but she still was courageous.
In the face of adversity, be courageous.
In the face of fear, be courageous.
In the face of uncertainty, be courageous.
God will equip you with all you need to courageously live out your God-given purpose. Like Esther rose to speak on behalf of the Jews, God is calling us to rise and take our rightful place. With courage and boldness, step out and finish the book, lead the ministry, and speak up. Your courage to follow God will bless others as you fulfill your purpose with boldness.
PRAY: Dear God, thank you for the courageous calling that You have for my life to bless others. I ask that You place in me courage to fulfill my God-given purpose with strength and conviction. When I am afraid, thank you for being my peace. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
REFLECT: What is one area that you desire for God to help you be more courageous?
SHARE: God will give you all you need to courageously live out your God-given purpose.
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