Now to Him who, by the power that is at work within us, is able to [carry out His purpose [and] do SUPERABUNDANTLY, far over and above all that we [dare] ask or think [infinitely BEYOND our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes or dreams]. Ephesians 3:20 AMP
This verse has become my favorite verse of all times in the bible!! I see it coming true in so many ways and more to come! Beyond the beyond…My favorite verse has been escalating with anticipation and expectation! For more! Beyond what we can see. Having faith to believe and see God carry out His purpose through you and me. Does that get you excited? It does me too!
Being the word girl that I am, I am always compelled to get a definition and search thesaurus for more depth of the meaning of words. I looked up superabundant and this is what it says: Abundant to excess. Exceedingly or abundant. More than sufficient. Overly abundant. Bountiful. Extravagant. Lavish. Lush. No end. Open handed. Overflowing. Plentiful. Prolific. Superfluous.
Something inside begins stirring and inspires me to dream, ask, and pray for more! Beyond what we can see.
I just went to get our mail from the mailbox a little bit ago, and the first word that I see is an advertisement to a large store that seriously has more than you could ever need, want or ask for in one place! A girl going into register for a bridal showers dream! Amazing gadgets and gizmos of all sorts and kinds… Yep, that’s right! Bed Bath & BEYOND!
So this mailer catches my eyes instantly with the words BEYOND in bold, bright, yellow letters. I smiled and laughed and said God you are so clever! You know that you are preparing my heart for this post and you have been graciously sharing your heart with me for more of you! And then you send this mailer to remind me even more!
So I have been thinking about you. Yes you. As you are reading this post you may be miles and miles away from me. I may not be able to reach out and give you a big sweet embrace. But my words can reach out to you. There is a stirring in my heart for you. To ask God for more. Be brave. Dare to ask, think and go superabundantly in your requests. If I had a big jar that you could place your request in, what would you ask God for? Put some thought into it. Something maybe you have been dreaming of for a long time? Praying for? Wishing for? Hoping for something?
If you could put that something into words… what would that be? I am going to even take it a step further and ask you to write out your requests and give them to God. What is something BEYOND your reach that it can only come through Gods open hands. New doors are ready to swing open. Gates are going to swing wide. Hearts are being stirred to ask, dream, imagine far above and beyond!
I am praying and believing for you and the requests that you are making! Looking forward to the God winks He will send your way. You know what I mean. Those surprises that come your way and you know only God could orchestrate something like that!
Maybe a relationship restored. A healing you have been believing for. A sweet encounter that only God could have set up just for you. A delivery in some way that is out of the ordinary. Something extraordinary. A hearts desire that is waiting to be fulfilled. Winks can come in so many ways. I am asking Him to send you God Winks of all kinds!
May He do Superabundantly ABOVE and BEYOND in your life! Believing for an Ephesians 3:20 life for you and the ones you love. In your children, family, friends, church family… it stretches endlessly and infinitely beyond what we can see. God loves to work behind the scenes. In those moments you think that nothing may be happening. You have been waiting and waiting for your prayers to be answered and you think He may not hear you. Oh sweet child, He does! He Hears you and loves to answer you in His timing! There is beauty in the waiting. When the right time comes and your long-awaited prayers, dreams and hopes are fulfilled one by one… you can thank Him for answering…& then just begin to ask for more and more BEYOND!!
Written by Salina Duffy