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No Matter What You Matter
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 11:15 AM

No Matter What You Matter

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 11:15 AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 11:15 AM
 
Rahab was a high-priced, high-dollar prostitute in Jericho. God used her to help the spies in the Battle of Jericho. God saved Rahab and she would go on to become the great-great-great-grandmother of David. As in King David.

Salmon was the father of Boaz. Rahab was Boaz's mother.
 
Boaz was the father of Obed.
 
Obed was the father of Jesse.
 
Jesse was the father of David.
 
David would become the greatest King, to this day, in the history of Israel and the only man God called one after his own heart. It all began when David's great-great-great grandmother, a prostitute, decided to do a good deed.
 
God didn't reject her. The spies didn't look down on her. A far cry from the religious today. That's why I keep hammering on the fact that these people DO NOT represent the God of the Bible. They would even reject what I just wrote though it is straight scripture!
 
God's heart is redemption. Jesus died for our redemption. So great a price to let some human tell you what a terrible person you are and look down their sanctified nose on you? God says no!
 
In the end, not only would this former prostitute go on to marry and become the great great great grandmother of the greatest King in history But, she is also the only woman listed with Sarah -- the wife of Abraham and mother of the faith in the hall of faith in the Book of Hebrews.
 
Only God knows our future and our past; and, He will use the least likely to do amazing things. So take heart today. Where you are is not where you are meant to stay and no matter your past, God knows and holds a great future for you. And the thing about it? It is our past that prepares us for our future.
 
If it is in your heart to serve. Serve. If God has purposed you to lead. Lead. You are redeemed. 
 
Rahab learned tricks of a trade that eventually birthed a nation. God uses it all. Our good. Our bad. Our ugly. To get us to where he all along purposes us to be. Always for a greater purpose.
 
What you did, you were supposed to do. What you didn't do, you weren't supposed to do it. The opportunities lost, gained... Whatever.
 
God is Alpha and Omega. The beginning and the end. He knows the end from the beginning and if he lived in time, his past would be our future.
 
No matter what age you are, or how you believe you may have "messed up" or "screwed up" -- Trust God with your future. Just take it a day at a time.
 
Know that no matter what... you matter to God because in Him, He has your best yet ahead of you!??
 

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