If #Idoubtmyself was a hashtag in your stream of thoughts would it be trending right now? Like, seriously – how could someone like me ever do something significant with my life? Just getting through exams is a major mission.

There are so many stories in the Bible about people who knew they had to do something but felt completely outside of their skill set: David, the young shepherd boy, staring at Goliath the giant soldier; Gideon facing the overwhelmingly huge opposition army.

And yet always there is God saying: ‘I am with you. I will make this happen.’

That’s our God, promising his presence and power for anyone courageous enough to be obedient to what God calls them to do.

Imagine it’s you God is talking to in Isaiah 41v8-10 here: by