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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Psalm 127 begins with an Impact Statement - “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.”  The second part of the verse regarding the city is also an Impact Statement, but the rest of the Psalm focuses mostly on the house or home. 

God is the builder and preserver; trust Him.  Most of us spin our wheels in frantic activity trying to make happen what we think is important.  But in our busyness we often neglect what is most important - “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.” 

You don’t have to push yourself by getting up early and staying up late, toiling for food to eat.  God wants you to get enough rest to manage without getting wiped out.  He loves you.  He’ll pick up the slack, if any exists.  Our busyness often gets in His way. 

One area God uses is through giving us children. They are a heritage and reward.  They’re like arrows, useful only when launched toward a target and hitting it.  Parents have the privilege and responsibility to launch their children toward a target.  That target is what you believe God wants your children to become.  God gives the blueprint in His Word, and then enables us through His Spirit to implement what He says in His Word. 

Do you have a target in mind regarding the children God gave you?  If not, get guidance from the master builder.  If you have a target in mind for your children, trust in the master builder to make it happen.  Never forget the Impact Statement: “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.”


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