Zero multiplied by zero equals zero.
We all learn this from an early age. How then, do we get caught up in the thinking that if we give nothing, God will multiply it into something? Yes, God can and does make something out of nothing. But, regarding us, that is not his modus operandi. God is a God of multiplication, and putting that principle to work requires us to deposit something into the equation. And despite what we may tell ourselves, we all have something. Even if it is as tiny as a mustard seed.
I believe this is a time where God is asking us to take that mustard seed, ability, resource, measure of time, or even mental or emotional baggage—whatever it may be that he has been highlighting to you, regardless of how unconventional, unfit, or insufficient it may seem—and step out and plant it. Continue reading