Words from the Heart for Tuesday June 30th, 2020
… to another [is given] miraculous powers…
1 Corinthians 12:10a (NIV)
The Miracle on Dirt took place on March 8, 2006. It was the biggest upset in Canadian baseball history. The World Baseball Classic was taking place, and Canada defeated the powerhouse USA 8-6. The game solidified Canada’s place in the baseball world and put our country on the map as the producer of some serious baseball talent. Although Canada would ultimately be eliminated from the inaugural tournament in the first round, that game stands out as one of the major highlights of the competition and of Canadian baseball history in general.
Someone once described coincidences this way: when God performs a miracle and chooses to remain anonymous. It makes sense that the Creator of the universe, who set in place the various laws and structures by which His creation functions in an orderly way, can choose to set those things aside in order to perform an act that is unexplainable. When He does, a miracle takes place. He performs miracles all the time – illnesses for which the medical community has no answers suddenly disappear, situations in which we find ourselves that have no logical solution work themselves out. Each and every time these, and a thousand others unexplainable things happen in our lives, we experience a miracle. The Holy Spirit is at work among the people of God, and to some in the Body of Christ He gives the gift of miraculous powers. Paul writes about this in 1 Corinthians 12:10a: “… to another [is given] miraculous powers…” God still performs miracles today. If you need one today, trust the Lord. And seek those within the body of Christ who have been granted this gift, and invite them to pray that God will perform the miracle you need today.
These have been words from the heart.