We realize life is not a sprint, but a marathon. We keep our goal in mind as we focus on what lies ahead. We realize some portions of the race might be harder than others; at some points we slow down and in other stretches we speed up… and that’s okay.
It’s not the speed at which we run our race, but the fact that we stay in it and press on in those hard days in order to win the prize.
… More Not the speed, but a grace filled race that matters
Philippians 1:28 Be brave when you face your enemies, your courage will show them that they are going to be destroyed and it will show you that you will be saved. Paul writes to the Philippians telling them this, reminding them that being of great courage is a weapon by itself. The devil rejoices when … More Fear & faith cannot be in the same sentence
You can never lose by being committed to God. Your commitment will cause you to stretch your faith! Express your love towards him by committing to Him. … More Leave the shore and push out a little!
“All scripture is God-breathed useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work” ~ 2nd Timothy 3:16-17 What if someone were to follow me around with a video camera documenting my every move? Catch my expressions, reactions, responses, just everything and combine … More Greatest sermons aren’t preached but lived!
“but I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child rests against his mother, my soul is like a weaned child in me” Psalms 131:2 Have you ever burst into tears from a simple question such as “Are you okay?” Well, it’s astonishing because you were going about your duties as normal and … More It’s ok to tell your soul to rest
2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” Can you honestly look in the mirror and tell yourself, “I love you” and mean it with your heart? I’m not talking about a prideful way, but a humble … More Accept the gift and forgive yourself!
Do you understand what it means to give thanks in ALL circumstances? Do you really understand why the bible asks that of us, clearly stating ‘ALL’ and not ‘sometimes’? Do you really understand what it means to have radical gratitude? Do you really understand that you are highly blessed than you think you are? Truth … More Do you really understand how blessed you are?
Do you ever compare yourself to other people and feel like you don’t quite measure up? Maybe you feel like you’re not as smart, pretty, fun, organized or even discipline as they are? It’s so easy to think that if we had more or knew more, we’d be secure. But the truth is, even people … More Stop doubting yourself!
“Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” (Colossians 2:7) God wants you to focus on growing, sowing, and going in faith. First, God wants you to grow in faith. … More Grow, Sow & Go in Faith!
Everyday presents a new challenge, a new problem to solve, a new question to ask and probably new responsibilities we have to get ready for. The uncertainty of the next chapter in our lives is one that takes courage from our parts and mostly a belief in a Superior authority who holds our lives together! … More Choose to feel the rain😊