Jesus said to them, “Fill the waterpots with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. John 2:7
God took an ordinary water pot, which in that day were found common. He had the men fill the ordinary, common water pot with ordinary, common water. Then, under the Master’s direction and in His hand, the ordinary and common became extraordinary. Oh, sweet child of God, don’t you see, we may feel like just any ordinary person, but when we allow ourselves to be directed by the Master and we place ourselves in His hands, we become extraordinary.
When the Father looks at you, He doesn’t see what you see. He sees your potential in His hands.
Gideon is a perfect example of this. The Israelites were in trouble. The Midianites were oppressing them at every turn. A young man named Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress when the Lord showed up to talk with him. Gideon was from the weakest clan of Manasseh, the smallest of his clan. Yet when God called out to him, He didn’t say, “Hey runt, come here.”
Judges 6:12 says, “When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, “The LORD is with you, mighty warrior.”
God knew what Gideon would become if he would allow the Lord to work in his life. When Gideon put his life into the Master’s hands and trusted Him, he became the instrument of deliverance for the people of Israel.
So, what are you waiting for? Are you willing to place your life in the Master’s hands and completely trust Him? You will be amazed at what happens if you will.
Thought for the day: There is nothing common or ordinary about a completely surrendered heart. When we place ourselves in the Master’s hands, the possibilities are truly endless.