Are You Available for God to Use?

“But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption—that, as it is written, ‘He who glories, let him glory in the Lord.’”

1 Corinthians 1:30-31

Ponder This

Do you know the greatest ability if you want to be used by God? It is availability. So many times my prayer is simply this, “Lord Jesus, inhabit my humanity and do what you want to do in me. I am available. I yield myself to you, God, to do, to be, to say, to think what you want me to do, be, say and think.” And folks, no matter whether you are known or unknown, mighty or weak, base or noble, if you’re available, you can be used mightily of God. Don’t insult the grace of God by saying God can’t use you. God has been looking for somebody just like you. He made you for His purposes and He will be faithful to accomplish those purposes in your life if you will make yourself available to Him.

  • How might you make yourself more available for God to use you this week?
  • What are some ways we make ourselves unavailable to God—whether intentionally or not?

Practice This

Look at your calendar this week and consider practical ways to make yourself available to God. How might your schedule be an obstacle to your spiritual availability?