King David was able to persevere through many challenges in his life. I think he was able to do this—even through such pain and difficulty—because he was CALLED by God to a godly purpose. 1 Samuel 16 tells the story of his anointing as the future king of Israel. He knew that God has summoned … Continue reading The power of perseverance
Why did David take FIVE stones (instead of one) when he went to battle Goliath? The answer might give us a new perspective about what defeat and victory look like in your life.
Yesterday I talked about difficult circumstances and how they can contribute to your spiritual growth and maturity as a person. Now don’t get me wrong. I wouldn’t wish difficulty on someone. And I don’t think that every problem we face is good. But if we shift our perspective, I think we can open ourselves to … Continue reading Keep going
1 Timothy 6:11 “But you, man of God… pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance…” (NIV) Today's Thought In this country, about 10 million people just made a New Year’s Resolution. Apparently, the most popular ones have to do with living a healthier lifestyle, focusing on the positive, and spending more time with family and friends. … Continue reading How many times you get up