Daily D – Mark 8:5

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Mark 8:5  “How many loaves do you have?” Jesus asked. “Seven,” they replied. (NIV)

Howdy! I am in the Pacific Northwest for a few days. These morning missives will arrive later than normal. 

A maximized life is impossible outside of a relationship with Jesus. He can always do more and better with greater results than you or I. 

Jesus fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish. He fed 4,000 people with seven loaves. There were more leftovers in each case than what they started with. 

Would you like multiplied influence? Would you enjoy amplified impact? Walk with Jesus through life and offer him everything you call your own. 

Moses had a staff. With that tool he could walk more securely on rocky ground. He could protect, defend, and retrieve sheep. God took that same staff and turned into a snake-eating snake. 

What is your best tool? Your best strength? Your best subject? Your best time of day? Your best mood? What do you do better than 10,000 other people? Jesus can always do more and better with greater results.

Take a moment to offer Jesus all you are and all you have. Ask him to multiply your effectiveness today. Ask him to amplify your impact in his kingdom. Ask him to empower you to live a maximized life that helps people see how good God is. This is the kind of prayer God loves to answer.

I will offer Jesus all that I am and all that I have.

Our Father, you are better than me at everything. Here is my life. Take it and use it as you see fit. Amen. 

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