Yes Lord

April 18, 2016

 

John 21:15-19

When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you truly love me more than these?”

“Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.”

Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”

16Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you truly love me?”

He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.”

Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.”

17The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”

Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.”

Jesus said, “Feed my sheep. 18I tell you the truth, when you were younger you dressed yourself and went where you wanted; but when you are old you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go.” 19Jesus said this to indicate the kind of death by which Peter would glorify God. Then he said to him, “Follow me!”

Yes Lord

I waited for what seemed the longest time for the Lord to drop what He wanted to speak into my heart and when He did it was contained in one word, “YES”.  Just say yes Lord to whatever He ask of you, whereever He directs you and whatever He requires of you.  The Yes of obedience is greater than all that we can do for Him or to try and please Him.  What pleases Him is our, “Yes Lord”. 

 
 
Blessings,
#kent
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