My name is Jeannie which means gracious gift of God but after reading in 1Samuel 14, I wouldn’t mind being called Jonathan!
I could relate to Jonathan. He wasn’t afraid to step out from among the crowd and be different. It’s not that I am fearless when it comes to stepping out from the crowd or that I glory in my uniqueness, but I have learned what God has gifted me in and that I embrace. Despite the fact, my legs may shake at the podium and words may seem to elude me. I am His vessel and He will fill me.
Jonathan was a friend who was willing to step away from the crowd and peruse the troop’s enemies from a different perspective. He was a leader in his own right. I want to be a friend like that who is willing to lay down my life for a friend, to do something for the greater good of my friends, for His body…Continue Reading