Just say, yes Lord.

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5, NIV

Before you were born, God chose you, called you, and separated you for His use. His hand is on your life. Even if you tried to run away from your purpose like Jonah, God will find you and speak to you. Even if you did something you’re terribly ashamed of and walked away from it all like Moses, God will find you and speak to you. He will find you wherever you are. You may not want to be chosen. You may not want to be called. You may not want to be separated for His use, but the truth is, the decision is not up to you. God calls whom He calls. He chooses whom He chooses. He anoints whom He anoints.

I’ve learned by now to just say, yes Lord.

I remember trying to teach my younger sister how to be submissive to our mother. I would tell her growing up, “Just say “Yes ma’am.” It was tiring to watch her and my mother go back and forth. I would tell her, “Why are you going through all of that? At the end of the day, you’re her daughter and she’s our mother. Just say, yes, ma’am.” Is it really that hard to just say yes to God? Yes to His plan? Yes to His way? Yes to His calling on your life? You’re His daughter and He’s your heavenly Father. Even when you don’t understand what He’s doing, just say, “Yes, Lord.” Have a submissive spirit to God. You don’t have to understand everything. You don’t have to know everything. Just trust Him because He loves you.

Prayer: Father God, I thank you that your hand has been on my life since the day I was born. Even when I tried to run, tried to hide, and tried to blend in with the world, you still found me. Thank you that you still want me. You still love me and have a great purpose and plan for my life. I say yes to you. I’m tired of running from you. Tired of hiding from you. Tired of questioning you. Tired of doubting you. I surrender and say yes. Use me Lord. Use every experience in my life, every pain I’ve endured, and every mistake I’ve made to bless others and advance your kingdom. Be glorified greatly in my life and grace me to handle all that comes with being chosen and called by you. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Penned by Kesha Trippett

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27 thoughts on “Just say, yes Lord.”

  1. I really look forward to and appreciate your words of wisdom Kesha. Thank you that you hear what God wants you to pen to the many who cover their earswhen He speaks…….such as me


  2. Amen and amen this happened to me,God told me that I will be the one who can my family member and friends but i ran way but he still tell me i am the one who will bring my family member back to him . Father please help to learn how to listen to you more clearly than never before

  3. Thank you Keisha for such an up lifting devotion this morning.May God bless you , and you will continue to bless others.Have a wonderful day,all my sister’s in Christ.Love to all of you.

  4. Amen and yes Lord I received this message in Jesus Christ mighty Name !❀ have Your way in me Father GOD in Jesus Name Amen and thank You Lord!!!πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒ

  5. Thank you Father for you loving kindness and tender mercies that, are new to me every morning. Yes Lord to your will and to your way. I love and adore you Father.

  6. This is so true. Keisha thank you for a wonderful word today. I can relate to what the Lord is saying this morning. May the Lord continue to bless you.
    Amen in Jesus name.

  7. Thank You Jesus!! I say YES to You. Help me to stay submissive to You each and everyday. I love You!! Amen.

  8. Thank you for posting this Word, it truly blessed my soul. It is definitely where I am living in this present moment. My prayer is that I would come out of procrastination and fulfill my divine purpose.

  9. God Bless You Sister Trippett Just say Yes i love it thk you for letting GOD”speak through you to others so that we all should “Just Say Yes”!!! To GOD BE THE GLORY beautiful

  10. Thank you God I can say yes to you even at times I don’t understand what you’re doing but it always turn out for the best for me. YES in God is always the way to go, GOD makes no mistakes. Thank you God yes is always the best In Jesus Name Amen.

  11. O Lord, I do bless Your holy name. I came across this scripture when I was in college and my heart skipped when I saw it cos it spelled responsibility and I didn’t want any part of that responsibility. I ve been running and somehow, gotten so sidetracked and neck deep in all sorts of financial hardship. This word is for me and I truly thank u, Sister Keisha for allowing you self to ve used.
    Forgive me , Lord and use me for Your glory

  12. Yes, Yes LordπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒI Love you so much and Thank you for Loving US firstβ—πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†

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