Because of sin, we are divided. We are divided with God, ourselves, creation and one another. But here’s the good news: Jesus unites!
When you are dead, you don’t need someone to make you better. You need someone to make you alive! We want to blame God for the problems in this world instead of recognizing that He was the only one in the story to provide a solution!
This idea that we long to be someone different is not something to be ashamed of or to bristle against. It is a divine gift given in the garden of Eden by God himself. This longing to be something different is a divine call, guiding us back to our creator!
God sees the value of what happens in the wait – we don’t. We are always in a hurry!
Every person can run the race marked out for them by identifying the obstacles and taking two steps to overcome them. 4 obstacles in the race: obstacle of indifference, insufficiency, opposition and slow progress Two ways to overcome obstacles: Pray your way through obstacles Move forward in spite of obstacles
Every person can run the race God has marked out for them by taking these steps: Identify the weight that is hindering you. Identify the sin that is entangling you. Acknowledge JESUS is better than whatever opposes you.
A change of perspective will give you the confidence to say to God, “It may look like I’m surrounded but I’m surrounded by you.
Signs you have found purpose in your work: You view your work as meaningful spiritual work. You work to serve and bless others. You work with competence.
Transparency is a relational unifier because connection begins when faking ends. The Bible’s promise is that if your heart becomes pure you will receive the most incredible blessing: the real you will know the real Him.