Here I Am
It is so amazing, the Holy Spirit, He allows different words in scripture to mean different things in different circumstances in a believers life, if you listen. Yesterday, I was listening to one of my favorite radio pastors, Pastor Bob Coy (Calvary Chapel Ft Lauderdale, Florida).
He was talking about the conversion of Saul in Acts 9:1-31, what an amazing transformation! What an amazing God we have. What is grand is that I have read this passage over & over before, but never heard. What really struck me is how the Lord spoke to me through this message today.
God spoke to Ananias in a vision, "Ananias!" "Yes Lord, here I am." Acts 9:10.
Wow! During the podcast Pastor Bob Coy focused on "Here I am Lord!" I did not know that in scripture, "Here I am." is used approx a half dozen or more times by Abraham (Gen 22:1), Esau (Gen 27:1), Jacob (Gen 31:11), Moses (Exodus 3:4), Samuel ( 1Sam 3:4), Isaiah (Isaiah 6:8), Mary (Luke 1:38) & Ananias (Acts 9:10).
When I looked up these verses, I realized the Lord was calling to his chosen. And they were all available! "Here I am Lord."
I looked at my walk with the Lord and asked myself, "Am I available when the Lord says, "Amanda, Amanda, are you walking with me? are you following me? are you listening to my voice?"
Yes, Lord I'm listening, You chose me, a sinner, not deserving of Your love! Saved by Grace. I love you Lord with all my heart, mind & soul...,
Here I Am Lord!