If you read the first chapter of Ephesians, you will notice how often the Apostle Paul makes use of the word blessed.
Blessed. It’s a word that people use in any number of ways with any number of different meanings.
The idea Paul wants to convey when he speaks of blessing and being blessed is one of having God’s favor over you.
That doesn’t necessarily mean instant and immense wealth. Sometimes it means walking through some dark valleys and difficult pathways through circumstances that are hard to understand but in the end yield a reward and ultimate glory for God.
I have God. I have Jesus. I have salvation that I can’t lose and a love that I don’t deserve. I have family and friends who continue to love me day in and day out and so many who model Jesus for me.
I woke up this morning…
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