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THE RIGHT STUFF



Containers are designed to be filled, that is their created purpose. An empty jar is ready to be filled, but one filled to the brim can receive nothing more. These are not only facts about the things we use in life; they are also descriptions of each of us. We too, are created to be filled. My heart should be filled with love, my mind filled with wisdom, my mouth with words of life and my whole being filled with God’s Spirit. As with any container, if I am filled with the wrong stuff, I cannot receive anything else. So there is a reason I must continually be “emptied out”. If I pour out my heart before God He will fill it. If I dump unnecessary things from my mind it can receive fresh insight. Glorious LORD of the Sabbath, I empty myself before You this day. Pour into me the right stuff by Your infilling Presence.

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