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You Are Mine

10:30pm – Pulling the covers up with a mind full of broken prayers I offer, “Lord, I know I’ve not been faithful in study and prayer lately…forgive me?…could you just…wake me?  I mean, get me up in the morning so I can study and pray…make sure I’m really awake so I don’t roll over and go back to sleep like I’ve done all too often lately…

5:15am – …is that the phone?…open my eyes…what day is it?  Am I supposed to be somewhere?  Did someone die?…get up!…Who would be callling this early?…find the phone…”Hello?”…no one…mumble about how I hate random callers…crawl back in bed…”Who was it, honey?” “No one.”…remember my prayer…eyes pop open in disbelief…God answered my prayer.

5:19am – Sit in amazement of God’s ways…Pray…Read Isaiah 42 and 43…Hear God whisper, “You are mine.”

 But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob,

      And He who formed you, O Israel:

 

      “ Fear not, for I have redeemed you;

      I have called you by your name;

      You are Mine.~Isaiah 43:1

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