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01 August 2014
GOD-TRACKING IS BELIEVING YOU ARE WHERE YOU'RE MEANT TO BE
"I can't understand why I didn't get the job," said Pete. "I have the experience and qualifications required. There's no reason I know of why they didn't give it to me." Pete had been unemployed for a few months and was desperate for a new job. "Did you acknowledge the Lord in this application?" I asked. "Yes," he replied. "Did you commit the application and interview to the Lord?" Yes, again. "Then I would venture to say that this job was not meant. It means that the Lord has something better for you," I concluded.
One thing I have discovered is that God always means what he says and what he does. The Lord is not indecisive (as we are) which means he does everything on purpose. The Bible tells us that God has a plan for our futures and that if we acknowledge him in all our ways then he will direct our life tracks accordingly. Sure enough, we're not off the hook in that we still need to strategize but if we do so in prayer and by seeking his purposes first, through acknowledging his knowledge and foreknowledge of our lives, then we will plan according to his rules.
Therefore, if you're applying for a new job or planning a new move in life then be sure to acknowledge the Lord in your strategies by prayer and confession. If you're seeking plans for the future or looking for new opportunities then seek first God's principles, purposes and precedents. If you do so then all you could ever hope for will be added to you according to the plans he has for you. Believe me when I say that if you follow this process then you will find yourself within space and time exactly where you're meant to be.
So, if something doesn't work out quite like you'd hoped it would then trust that the Lord has something better for you something he has meant for you that will far outstrip your wildest imaginations. Remember, the Lord God watches over his word to you in order to activate his plans for your life. What he promises will come about, in his time and be his design. And when it does, you will jump for joy!
God-tracking is believing you are where you're meant to be.
God bless you.
It's all in the Book
Verse of the Week
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Quote of the Week
Sample of Dudley's Fave Quotes
"We shall find that the spheres God brings us into are not meant to teach us something but to make us something." --- Oswald Chambers
Don't Give Up, Look Up!
Look up and Fix Your Eyes on Jesus!
Dear Lord God, come and do what you choose to do in my life
"Lord God, thank you for the plans you have for me. Thank you that all things work out for my good according to your plans. Therefore, I confess today that I seek first your will and purposes in all my strategies in life. I acknowledge you in every activity, relationship and application in my life. I confess you as my Lord and guide in all I do. Thank you that you have a plan for me and that you watch over your plan to perform, it in your time. Dear Lord God, come and do what you choose to do in my life. Amen."
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What is trACker?
GodTracker and trACker owe their origins to an international Christian radio programme produced by Dudley Anderson called, OnTrack. Although OnTrack went off-air in 2005, trACker has continued to help people to track God's plans and purposes for their lives since July 2003.
Unless otherwise indicated all scripture references in this publication are taken from THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION, NIV Copyright 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
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Dudley Anderson began writing for radio in 1994. Resident in the UK, he currently writes a weekly e-mail devotional called, GodTracker. Dudley is also senior leader and pastor of a church in the British West Midlands called, Cornerstone Family Church and a radio broadcaster.
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