Happy Friday! I am so glad it’s Friday! At 4:00p.m. today, I am officially on Christmas break. I am looking forward to a time of rest and rejuvenation. I also welcome this down time to work on some personal projects. Please make time for yourself over the Christmas holiday, love on your family, and celebrate who Christ is.
TFTD: Stop apologizing
Romans 10:10-11 (NKJV)
10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.”[a]
I don’t know who this is for, but today’s message is short and sweet:
STOP APOLOGIZING FOR BEING YOU!
No one is perfect and by no means am I telling you to stop apologizing, but I am encouraging someone to stop apologizing for being who God created you to be. If you have done wrong then apologize from a sincere heart. If you have offended someone then apologize for hurting their feelings, but stop and I mean stop apologizing for your anointing, your calling and your gifts!!!
Stop allowing people to make you feel bad for being blessed. Stop allowing people to make you feel guilty for having a praise on your lips. You didn’t accept Christ as your Lord and Savior just to walk around tip toeing around people. God promised to open up the windows of heaven for you and pour out a blessing, so why should you go around apologizing for your blessing? I’m not telling you to walk around boasting and bragging, but you don’t need to walk around hiding your blessings either.
Stop apologizing for the way you shout. God has blessed you time and time again and if you have a loud shout or one filled with tears, you keep on shouting and don’t apologize for it. Stop apologizing for the doors that God has been opening for you. If people are tired of seeing you get blessed then that is their problem and not yours. They need to spend more time with God instead of complaining about you. Stop apologizing for your spiritual and physical healing. God has brought you a mighty long way and people may not understand why you are the man or woman you are today and that is okay. However, you don’t need to spend your life apologizing for the new creature you are through Christ.
Again, I don’t know who you are, but if you are reading this and you have been spending your Christian life apologizing for being anointed, called and gifted then STOP APOLOGIZING TODAY!
God wants to use you and is probably already using you for His glory. Remain humble in Christ and walk in your gifts!!!
Have a blessed day!
Mrs. Nicole “Sunshine” Ellis, MBA
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