Certainly our Father loves us with an everlasting love and desires for us to live well, but to that end He is not primarily concerned about our happiness as much as He is concerned about our holiness. God understands that true long-term happiness is found in our holiness and our obedience to Our Father’s instructions who desires the very best for His children.
Pastor began with an illustration about his choice of cars growing up. One of the greatest mistakes one can make in life when picking out a vehicle is to base it on the looks instead of its longevity. Pastor spoke about a period in his life when all that mattered was what his car looked like and what kind of stereo system it had in it.
In life there is one thing for certain that each of us has in common and that is that we either are wrestling or have wrestled with something in life. The question is not will we win, but God said if you stay in the fight, victory is yours.
What a timely message from our Pastor on Sunday. He caused us to examine our lives to see who or what is influencing our decisions in life. You can tell what or who is influencing us based on how we behave. It is certainly true that what’s on the inside will come out.
When the believer reads the book of Revelation, it is a source of encouragement for those that are connected to Christ. There are some people in life who want the crown without the cross, rewards without responsibility,
No matter what season you are experiencing in your life right now, understand that God knows all about it and is prepared to bring us out when we get our mental, physical and spiritual position lined up with God.
There are times when God will put us in isolation so that we can receive His revelation for our destination. Therefore when God raises you up never allow people or problems to pull you down. Remember God has blessed you to be a blessing to others.
We recognize that the enemy is up to something in our lives. He seeks to affect us from the inside out and he understands that if he can arrest your mind, he can stop you from moving into what God has for you.
There are times in our lives where life has a way of knocking us down but not out. I don’t care who you are, how much money you have or don’t have, your church affiliations or how spiritual you think you are, in this life we all experience down seasons.
There will be times when people will desire to see you stay in a low place, but God desires for you to rise all the way up and maximize your purpose.