“The very things that held you down are gonna carry you up and up and up.”
– Timothy the Mouse
Two things here…
ONE – What you need right now is probably already within you!
TWO – What is different about Dumbo is the very thing that allows him to do what no one else can!
- Esther was a Jew hated by many, Esther 2:20
- Zacchaeus was short but I’ve known his story my whole life, Luke 19:1-6
- Ehud was left-handed which enabled him to kill King Eglon who had enslaved and plundered Israel, Judges 3:13-30
“God can turn brokenness into a strength if we let Him and transform any tendency to vice into an opportunity to virtue.”
– John Mark Reynolds
It’s important to have friends. But it’s more important to have good friends!
Doing the most awesome thing, attempting the greatest exploits, taking the biggest risk, using your talents to the fullest will put you in uncomfortable places.
- Noah was ridiculed
- Moses felt inadequate
- Gideon tore down an idol, but secretly because of the danger
- Hosea married a former prostitute at God’s direction