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What is in Your Hand?
By Victoria Osteen - Nov 16, 2010
Have you ever felt inadequate trying to do something specific that was in your heart? Well, you're certainly not the only one. In fact, many of the great men and women of God in the Bible struggled with the same issue. So often when we think of Moses, we remember him as the great spiritual giant who led the Israelites out of captivity, but did you know that Moses doubted himself, too? He didn't feel equipped all the time. In fact, he was self-conscious because he had a stuttering problem. But God simply said to him, "What do you have in your hand?" In the next few moments, God showed Moses that it didn't matter what he thought he needed, the God of the universe had already equipped him with everything he needed to accomplish his destiny.

Today, the same is true for you. God will place in your hand whatever you need in order to fulfill your purpose in this life. However, people have the tendency to hold on to things that God never intended for them to hold on to. When your hands are full of other things, it's difficult to see what God has given you. People fill their hands with lots of good things; they take on noteworthy obligations and fill their arms with impressive accomplishments. But "good" can be the enemy of "best." We have to constantly evaluate what we have in our hands and be willing to let go of some things in order to embrace the best that God has for us.

Today, I encourage you to evaluate what you have in your hands. Be willing to let go of anything that is keeping you from God's best. Make room for what He has for you because He is ready to bless you and equip you to fulfill the destiny He has placed in your heart.

Then the LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand?" (Exodus 4:2, NIV).
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