Day 08 “Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God. And the peace of God [that peace which reassures the heart, that peace] which transcends all understanding, [that...
“. . . He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him out.”
– Hebrews 11:6
I especially like this verse because it leaves no room for question; if we seek Him, He will reward our efforts. This goes for every area of our lives, not just our devotion time with Him. We have to determine in ourselves that we will not give up trying to reach the goals that we set.
No matter what your goal is, whether it be to do your devotions every day, make your bed each morning, get over your fear of public speaking, or overcome a sin/addiction in your life – you first need to set a goal and then determine in your heart that you will not give up. As you do this, seek God, get in agreement with Him, and depend on Him for the strength you need. He will reward your efforts and you will find you have success in reaching your goals.
“All growth depends upon activity. There is no development, physically or intellectually, without effort, and effort means work.”
– Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States
What area of your life do you need to talk about with God to come up with a plan of attack?
Confession for today: “Self-control is a fruit of the Spirit and it dwells within me – I will walk in it today.”
Believing with you,