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Faith

The stabilising power we all need

Therefore thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, A tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; Whoever believes will not act hastily.

Isaiah 28:16.

We all need a stabilising power to govern us in all dimensions of life, especially amidst challenges and chaos.

Jesus is the foundation. He’s the rock. If your faith-life is built on this foundation, you’re firm.

The floods and storms of life will arise but they’re temporary. You’ll overcome because you’re unshakable. Immovable. Invincible… Amen!

To overcome, therefore, we must choose to build our faith on this foundation. We accomplish this when we hear and obey all that Jesus teaches in His word.

Jesus declared;

Whoever comes to Me, and hears My sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock. But he who heard and did nothing is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream beat vehemently; and immediately it fell. And the ruin of that house was great.”

Luke 6:47–49.

Amen!

Stay blessed!

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Relationships

Forgive others

“For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Matthew 6:14–15.

Forgiving others for the hurts and pain they inflicted on us is difficult. However, it becomes easy when we acknowledge that we are all frail and fallible creatures.

It is this realization that makes us apologize first for what we did to them, then forgive them for what they did to us.

Forgiveness will liberate us from loads of resentment. Bitterness. Blame. Hatred… we don’t need to carry heavy burdens in our hearts. We don’t need to let them occupy the room of joy and peace in our hearts.

Are you carrying the burden of unforgiveness in your heart? What if you make a conscious choice to forgive. It isn’t too late. If you forgive, God will also forgive you. Amen!

Stay blessed!

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Faith

Walking by faith and not by sight

By faith, Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.

Hebrews 11:8.

Too often, people fail to obey God’s instructions because they fear and doubt so that they pay too much attention and time listening to various deceptive noises. 

They expend too much energy and time trying to keep up with the timelines and standards society has set up. They, therefore, end up investing in way too many things which are not in line with their God-given assignments. 

This leaves them exhausted and unfulfilled, which is far from the inheritance Jesus gives.

By faith, Abraham obeyed God, left his motherland and set out for the unfamiliar destination when God called him.

It takes faith for us to commence the journey of our divine assignment. It doesn’t matter whether the assignment is big or small. It doesn’t matter whether we see the way or not. 

What matters is taking the first step by faith, failure to which we miss entering into the place of receiving our inheritance in Christ Jesus. Amen!

Stay blessed!