“I don’t want to live my life in such a way that the best I can do is the best I can do” (Mark Batterson, Wild Goose Chase).
I had to read that sentence three times before it registered. For those of you still scratching your head, here’s what it means:
I don’t want to live my life limited by my finite human potential.
I don’t want to live a life that can be explained in ordinary terms.
I want to live a life that can only be explained by the presence of the living Christ in me.
I want to be in a place way beyond my abilities so that no one can look at my deliverance and say that I had any part of it.
I want to be in situations where if God doesn’t come through I fail miserably.
I want to see what happens when I come to the end of me, because that is where miracles happen.
“But when I pray, the best I can do is no longer the best I can do. The best I can do is the best God can do. And He is able to do immeasurably more than all I can ask or imagine” (Mark Batterson).