Like fire in your bones – Bible inspiration Quotes. Post by: Bible Inspiration Quotes

“…But His word was in my heart like a burning fire shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, and I could not.”
(Jeremiah 20:9, NKJV)

In scripture, God gave a promise to Jeremiah that he would become a great prophet and speak to the nations. But Jeremiah was young and afraid. He didn’t see how it could happen. He started telling God all the reasons why it wouldn’t work out. He said, “God, when I get up to speak, people mock me and make fun of me. I’m young. I’m tired. I’m intimidated.” Just when you think he is going to talk himself out of it, he says in Jeremiah 20:9, “Your Word in my heart is like a fire shut up in my bones.” He was saying, “God, I may not see how it can happen. All the odds are against me, but this promise You put in me will not go away. It’s like a fire. It’s alive. I can’t get away from it.”

You may be at a place right not where you could easily give up on what God has placed in your heart. But like Jeremiah, there is a fire shut up in your bones. What God promised you will not die. You can try to ignore it. You can try to talk yourself out of it. Your mind may tell you that it’s never going to happen, but deep down you feel a stirring, a burning, a restlessness. That’s the promise God put in you. He loves you too much to let you be average. He is going to push you into greatness. Get ready because the gifts, the talents, the skills, the ideas, the untapped potential is about to come forth!

PRAYER

Father, Your truth is like a fire shut up in my bones. Help me to see Your plan for me. Help me to stand strong and trust You. Help me to boldly embrace everything You have in store for me in Jesus’ name. Amen.

One thought on “Like fire in your bones – Bible inspiration Quotes. Post by: Bible Inspiration Quotes

  1. Amen! May we all have the courage to answer ‘yes’ when and where God calls us to serve. It is not always easy because we are filled with fear and doubt, but God doesn’t call the equipped; He equips the called. Be blessed and find a way to bless someone else today!

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