I was ready to respond, but no one asked for help. I was ready to be found, but no one was looking for me. I said, ‘Here I am, here I am!’ to a nation that did not call on my name.
Isaiah 65:1 (NLT)

If we were honest with ourself, we would remember times when we thought, “Where was God? Why wasn’t my prayer answered? Why did this happen to me?” It is easy to feel these feelings and have these questions when tragedy catches us off guard. But today’s verse poses an opposite scenario that has a lot of bearing on this spiritual dilemma. The Prophet Isaiah was quoting God saying that He was ready to help us but no one asked for help. Nobody was looking for Him. God was asking for man to respond to Him but nobody did. God wants a relationship with us but do we want one with Him? He is so much more than a 911 call when emergency strikes. He is the God who is there, the God who loves us and wants to impart to us wisdom, understanding and a deep spirituality. And ironically, it is these very things that get us through the difficult times. Today, God is waiting. He desires fellowship with you. Will you call on Him?

Dear God, forgive me for my apathy. Forgive me for not responding to Your calling out to me. I come today and ask God that You would guide me, teach me, fellowship with me. I desire a deeper relationship with You. In Jesus’ name.


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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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