Vision includes the ability to see, the faith to believe, and the courage to act. As we look into the new year, it's important to seek to understand God's vision for our lives.
Jesus Came to Bring Hope. "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead."
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
" Instead, be filled with the Spirit, 19 speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord.."
"And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— the Spirit of truth.
"If you take one step at a time, if you don’t give up, eventually scripture tells us, you’ll reap the harvest. if you take one step, and don’t give up, eventually you will reap the harvest. That husband, that wife, that child you’ve been praying for, that aunt, that uncle, that grandmother, that boyfriend, that girlfriend, that friend, that co-worker; we can’t give up on them. That’s what it’s saying. Don’t give up on them. God is working. and if we put people in front of Jesus enough we’re going to see lives changed."
No matter how many obstacles we face and how far off the path we might get in our walk, we can always turn to Jesus in the middle of our struggle.
You can run the race a little while with the things that hinder you if you don’t push them aside, but at some point they’re going to be too heavy to carry. At some point if you don’t put it down and let God lift the load it’s going to be too heavy for you to carry.
God believes who we need to be before we even believe it ourselves. He has spoken truth into our lives, even if at times we don’t believe it. Because of…
Don't give up.