“I wanted to be an astronaut. I felt a clear calling from God.”
When you plant a seed, you don’t come back the next day expecting green shoots and leaves. Does that mean nothing’s happening? No!
If we throw away those who stumble, why would the world believe we wouldn’t do the same to them?
If you sow your seed at the wrong time, you risk losing your harvest. Why? Because you didn’t recognise what season you were in.
The life of Moses can be summed up in two words: ‘He persevered.’ He persevered despite the contempt of Pharaoh, the mightiest monarch on earth at the time.
Maturity is patience; it’s the willingness to pass up short-term pleasure for long-term gain. It’s the ability to “sweat it out” in spite of heavy opposition or discouraging setbacks.
Some people stay in hopeless situations their whole lives without ever making a decision to seek God’s power to get through them.
When God tells you He has ‘given’ you something, it means your name is on the title.
There are so many things in life we don’t know. We don’t know if the economy will dip or how our kids will turn out.