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.
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
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.
How did Moses do it? Spiritually speaking, where are you today? Are you feeling shaky in areas where you once stood strong? Are you giving in to temptation, fear, mood-swings, or the opinions of others because you’re tired of their disapproval?
Becoming more unselfish begins with the decision to stop thinking about yourself so much and start looking for ways to help others. If you want to become more Christlike and unselfish, start doing these two things: