It may be a secret that you’ve never shared with anyone. But it’s there. A dream. So you decide to go for it, set big goals to achieve it and go all in to make it happen. But then things don’t go as smoothly as you think they should. So doubt begins to creep in. And, then, it happens. You talk yourself out of that dream, set yourself up for failure, sabotage yourself, and decide to go on to whatever’s next in your life. In other words, you give up. That’s the moment you need to let God do what only God can do - help you figure out God’s dream for you, fill you with passion to pursue it and give you the strength to persevere when it’s tough. Because when you let God do what only God can do, you’ll discover you can do anything God dreams for you. #GodNMe
Life often is so difficult that you think you don’t have any choice but to accept the fact that this is just the way it’s always going to be. But that’s not true because you always get to make a choice about how you’re going to live regardless of what’s going on. You may not have many options, but you’re always going to be able to make the choice that literally can change everything about everything – the God choice. And when you do, you’re choosing the most powerful reality in the world because God enters into every crack and crevice of your life, brings ultimate healing, and transforms how you live. Sure, you’ll still have tough days, struggle painfully at times and experience setbacks. But you’ll also experience the joy, power and hope of God’s life right in the midst of your real life every single day. #GodNMe
Of course you have all kinds of important questions about God – questions about God’s will, why there is suffering, how you make sense of evil, what matters most in life and how God expects you to live. Conventional wisdom says you need to get these questions answered before you take the risk of going all in with God so you can be certain about what you’re getting yourself into. The irony of this, however, is that it doesn’t get you closer to God, but actually ensures you will remain separated from God because you’re focused on trying to be in control of God. Which is exactly why you need to do something that seems counter-intuitive - trust God more and more even when you don’t have all the answers to your questions. Because when trust God more and more you will know God more and more. #GodNMe
Life is a lot like walking a tightrope on a windy day without a net. It’s scary, risky and the fact of the matter is that you’re going to fall. But something amazing happens every single time you do. God catches you, steadies the rope, lifts you up and gives you amazing encouragement. However, since it’s easier to believe this than live it, you’re often still filled with questions, doubt, fear and the conviction that you have to do it on your own. That’s why it’s time to make a life and death decision. Are you are going to do life on your own or actually entrust yourself to God as you deal with all of life’s failures, mistakes, tragedies and struggles? Trust God - one step at a time - and discover how God is always there. As a matter of fact, this is such a sure thing you literally can bet your bet your life on it. #GodNMe
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