My Daily Devotional

Multiply Your Gifts

“When Abram was ninety nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, ‘I am God Almighty, walk before me and be blameless. I will confirm my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.”
Genesis 17:1-2

Throughout the Bible we see examples where everything starts small and grows to be large. As with Abram, who is considered to have produced descendants that populated the entire earth, we can see that he and Sarah started small and multiplied exponentially the human race. Think for a moment, that the huge oak tree begins as a small acorn. A six foot man begins as a small, small embryo in a mother’s womb. David had a slingshot and killed goliath, and later became a king. Joseph was sold into slavery, but later became the Prime minister of Egypt. So many times in our lives we have a dream or vision which God gives us, which may seem small to us, and we do not see how it could be meaningful to anyone or anything. However, when we fulfill the dream or vision, it turns into something great and wonderful. Be willing to begin small in your life, and then see what God can do with whatever vision or dream He has given you. Do not be like the man in the Bible who had one talent and refused to use it, but buried it in the sand. Use whatever gift or talent God has given you and make it grow. God has given each of us gifts and talents. These may seem small to us, but when we begin to use our gifts and talents, these can be multiplied many times over. The man who was given ten talents multiplied his talents, and was given more. This is the way God will reward us, as He will multiply what He has given us when we use it. Our acts of kindness, our encouragement to someone, our respect for others, our stopping to help someone in need can be the beginning to much greater things. When we begin to follow God’s will for our lives He will equip us with what we need to achieve success.

Pastor Robert W. Brock My Daily Devotional Volume Eight
October 9


About robertwbrock

Robert William Brock, Jr. I was born in Pineville, Kentucky, the son of Robert William Brock and Irene Napier, I grew up in the beautiful southeastern part of Kentucky. I attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Early in my career I became interested in Health Care Administration and spent the rest of my career in Hospital Administration, where I retired after 45 years. After retiring from health care I have devoted the past ten years to a ministry, having founded and directed the Nehemiah Network, which provides assistance to the needy people in our area, by bringing together the numerous community organizations, churches and businesses to work collectively to meet the community needs. The Nehemiah Network concept has now spread throughout the nation and over 10,000 programs have been developed, in almost all the states, adopting the framework of the Network. I am a published author of 17 Christian books, and have spent over thirty years tracing my ancestors and writing a book about my Kentucky Heritage. My books are listed below: “Our Kentucky Heritage” “My Daily Devotional” "My Daily Devotional Volume II" "My Daily Devotional Volume III" "My Daily Devotional Volume IV" "My Daily Devotional Volume Six" "My Daily Devotional Volume Seven" "God’s Plan for the Family” " God’s Plan for a Father” "God's Plan for a Joy Filled Life" "The Silent Church" "God's Plan For Financial Freedom" "Living Without Sin" "My Kentucky Heritage" "Brock Family Cookbook" All of my books can be ordered at by typing in my name Robert William Brock, Jr. As part of my ministry I write a free daily devotional which is distributed on a daily basis to over 2 million people daily via e-mail. I live with my wife Margaret of 45 years in East Liverpool, where we have resided for over 33 years. We have three children and six grandchildren.
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