Impossible. I can’t stand that word. Why? Because it gives people an excuse to give up, to settle for less and to be less. I could never do that. It’s impossible. I could never write that book. It’s impossible. I could never start my own business. I’m too young/old. It’s impossible. And on and on it goes. One excuse after another of why you can’t do, be or become the person you are meant to be, or accomplish what you are meant to accomplish.
“Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images. And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.” Exodus 23:24-25 KJV
When people look at you and how you live your life do they know what you believe? What you stand for? Is it evident? Is your mouth saying one thing, but your lifestyle another? Are you claiming Christ, but living like a heathen. Do others see Jesus Christ in you?
God told the Israelites not to live life as or worship as the godless people around them. To stay set apart. God knew that the Israelites would lose their way and turn from Him if they weren’t careful and deliberate in how they lived their life. God is telling us to Continue reading →
“Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World” by David Jeremiah is a wonderful book about how we are to live our lives as Christians in today’s troubling world. Turn on the news and we become bombarded by stories of war, possible war, famine, skyrocketing unemployment, and stories of people losing their homes and retirement savings. It’s enough to make you go crazy. When we look around ourselves and we see the mess we are in not only as individuals, but as a nation, we can become overwhelmed.