Promoting Word Study
There but for the Grace of God go I. That I should live and He should die.
There but for the Grace of God go I. That I should laugh when you should cry.
There but for the Grace of God go I. It is why I praise…It is why I love.
It is why…Dear God thank you for the opportunity to Glorify your name in the name of Jesus. Please help your lessons to be planted in our hearts and produce great fruit in Jesus name, Amen. Thank you for allowing me to speak today my name is GE Williams.
She was a rescue you know from over the fence. She was 2 months old. She was unwanted, but unspoiled by her molesters. When I say she was unspoiled I mean she wasn’t showing any signs of being affected by the abuse. She was beautiful. She was strong. So it was decided that we would take her. I know. I know what you are thinking.
What a nice person you are. Awe, so sweet. Rescuing a poor defenseless puppy from being overrun by her doggy oppressors. Well, thank you, thank you. I appreciate the sentiment but before you go making a hero out of my good deeds there is something you should know.
I didn’t want her. I didn’t care about her plight. See I had a dog already. One that I trusted. One that I loved. Truth be told, ah, can I tell you the truth?
Ok. Thanks…I was afraid of her. See her reputation proceeded her. She was a pit bull terrier and I was ok with honoring her reputation more than I was ok with believing in her.
Lesson one: Preconceived notions promote fear and can paralyze one’s ability to move forward.
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind,” (2 Timothy 1:7 KJV).
There but for the Grace of God go I that you may live and He should die.
There but for the Grace of God go I that you may laugh when I cry.
There but for the Grace of God go I. It is why I sing. It is why I dance. It is why…