From the beginning God has abundantly, miraculously, and generously
outpoured His blessings for all creation. All that we have and all that
we are is a gift from God. So what are we, as professing lovers of
God, called to do?
As the Apostle Paul writes, “And God is able to provide you with
every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of
everything, you may share abundantly in every good work.” ( 2
Corinthians 9:8, NRSV)
According to Paul, what we are to do is generously respond with the
outpouring of our abundance to share the grace of God with all we
In Psalm 116:12-14, our psalmist writes, “What can I give the LORD
for all the good things he had given to me? I will lift up the cup of
salvation, and I will pray to the LORD. I will give the LORD what I
promised in front of all his people.” (NCV)
In just a few weeks we will all have the opportunity to respond
to God’s call. How will we be a part of HIS ongoing work here at
Broadmoor UMC? You are encouraged to make an Outpouring Journal.
How have you been blessed by God? Fill your journal with all the
wonderful blessings you can name. From the smallest to the largest,
write them all down for three weeks. This simple exercise will help
you discover just how active God is in your life. Use those reflections
to determine how you will give back to the kingdom of God. God
bless and start your Outpouring Journal now!