053013: Loaded


I once received a new position on a job that came with a significant bump in salary. Although the raise wouldn’t take effect immediately, the promise of its coming was enough to excite me. I hadn’t seen a penny of that money yet, but I felt better and more positive about my position at the company. I felt my bosses believed in me and I was determined to earn my salary by performing well at my post daily. I was poised to make more money than I had ever made in my life. A great job, a fantastic work atmosphere, incredible co-workers: I was loaded.

That evening, my devotional reading confirmed my attitude by adding a spiritual reminder of the “raise” I was given each and every morning. Psalm 68:19 says, “Blessed by the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, the God of our salvation!” (NKJ) Thanks to the provision of salvation, I walk in the daily benefit stream of God’s blessings. I may not see or experience “ups” every day, but the promise of their coming is enough to excite me. I am a daughter of the King of Kings. The owner of a cattle on a thousand hills provides me with both prime steak and a panoramic view. I am filled with the best and can see the best all around me. I’m loaded.

Take stock today of who you really are and what you really have because you are a child of the King. When all is said and done, I’d venture a guess that you’ll say like I have come to say, “I’m loaded!”


©2013 Sharon Norris Elliott. Feel free to forward this devotion in its entirety, including this copyright line. Leave comments, ask questions, read past devotions, or subscribe to receive these devotions daily in your e-mail at www.sanewriter.wordpress.com. Also, periodically check in at www.LifeThatMatters.net to see what’s going on in the ministry.

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~ by sanewriter on May 30, 2013.

One Response to “053013: Loaded”

  1. Fill me cup ’til it overflows.

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