Sometimes the reason we’re so driven is we fear that we might stop getting ahead and fall behind in the race. That kind of fearful, frantic thinking drains the creativity out of your life—not to mention the joy.
He is not limited by anything—but He does not respond to doubt. He made an axe-head float, a donkey talk, and a corpse come back to life after four days, so you don’t have a problem He can’t solve.
There is a time period between calling and separation called preparation. Remember, the calling is sovereign and comes from God through the Holy Ghost, but the preparation is dependent upon your response to the call.
Understand this: Satan will take every legitimate desire you have and try to get you to fulfill it in an illegitimate way. But you can overcome him. How? By staying close to God and living in His Word, ‘He will show you how to escape from your temptations
Maybe you haven’t used those exact words, but are there areas in your life you’d just as soon He didn’t get involved in? …those who had seen what happened told the others about the demon-possessed man and the pigs… the crowd began pleading with Jesus to go away
“There is so much more I want to tell you, but you can’t bear it now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. He will tell you about the future.
Joshua wanted to turn an army of complainers into an army that could conquer the Promised Land. So God gave him this formula for success: ‘Study this Book of Instruction continually.
When Joshua was surveying the apparently impregnable Jericho before attacking the city, the Lord appeared to Joshua. Originally, Joshua thought the Lord was a soldier, so he asked, “Are You for us or for our adversaries?”
If God’s telling you to do something, take His hand and move forward in faith. You can’t control the direction of the wind, but by God’s grace you can adjust your sails to take you where you need to go.