Where we strive to keep an unending knowledge and praise of our God in everyone, and to ultimately bring people to Jesus Christ through beautiful songs of praise in different African languages, dialects, and other languages.
No matter what hardship sin has caused in your life, it doesn’t have to defeat you. Repent of your sins today!
Christian, you are Christ’s Ambassador; the “Bible” unbelievers read. Therefore, strive to walk daily in the footsteps of Jesus Christ, with the help of the Holy Spirit.
Why is trusting God so difficult?
The Bible says this about trusting God, “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5). Furthermore, it tells us that “He who trusts in himself is a fool. . .” (Proverbs 28:26). Still, most of us have difficulty trusting God at least at one point or another in our walk with Him.
There are probably many reasons why trusting is difficult. God’s ways don’t always make sense to us. God told Noah to build an ark. It may have never rained up to this point and the nearest body of water was probably many miles away. It could not have made much sense to Noah at all (story found in Genesis 6-8). We want life to make sense. We always want to set our own terms and timetables.
God works on a different timetable than our minds comprehend. God promised Abraham a son from his own body through his wife Sarah. It was at least 24 years before this promise was fulfilled in the manner in which God had promised. In the meantime, Abraham and Sarah had difficulty trusting God and tried their own methods to fulfill the promise (read about this in Genesis 15-17). We want what we want, and we want it. . .now! It is difficult to trust in a plan that requires us to surrender all control of the time for completion.
In order to trust in God, you must totally surrender your will, your ideas, your desires, and your future in to God’s hands. Many of us are “control freaks.” We don’t want to give the control of any part of our lives over to another. If you don’t believe that God loves you fully and really does have your best interests at heart and desires the very best for you, trusting Him is going to be extremely difficult. It takes a very special relationship to allow that measure of surrender. Most of us have a tendency to claim trust in God. However, at the first sign of any difficulty or trial, we think that God must not love us because He is allowing this difficulty to happen. The trial is exactly what God is using to test the level of trust that we have in Him.
In spite of the trials, we always have God’s promise that the trials and tests that we go through are for our good (Romans 8:28, Hebrews 12:2, 2 Corinthians 4:17, James 1:2). We learn that it is through trust that our relationship with God strengthens and our love for Him grows.
We can trust in many things. None, however, offer the protection plan, the long-term security, or the benefits that trusting in God offers. All the other things in which we place our trust can fail. God never fails! In the words of King David, “. . .Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. . .” (1 Chronicles 28:20).
All About Life Challenges: Trusting God. Retrieved from https://www.allaboutlifechallenges.org/trusting-god-faq.htm
10 Words That Could Lead You To Great Success
Having published hundreds of success stories over the years, whether that of Holocaust survivor Felix Zandman who to survive, lived in a tiny underground ditch for 17 months and later became a world renown physicist who built a Fortune 500 company, or Elizabeth Keckley, an ex-slave who became a successful businesswoman and a close confidant and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Lincoln, or that of John Van Hengel, who from a dumpster in 1967 began the world’s first food bank, they all had one thing in common:
What they had in common can be stated in just 10 words: They committed themselves to their dreams and acted on them.
Many people believe it is only the gifted, the well-educated, and the well-connected people that attain great success. But in fact it is almost always those people who have to overcome seemingly overwhelming odds that achieve the extraordinary.
Paul Orfalea, the Kinko’s founder was so dyslexic, he could barely read, had no money, and could not work the machines at Kinko’s other than the photocopier. Carl Karcher, the founder of Carl’s Jr., which also includes Hardee’s, had an 8th grade education, no money and began with a hot dog cart.
Sidney Poitier attended just one year of grade school but self-educated himself and worked as a janitor to receive acting lessons, as he rose from poverty into the famous actor and director he became.
In every case, it started with a dream, a dream being something everyone has. But the difference was these people committed themselves to make that dream a reality and they put vigorous action behind that commitment.
Ulysses S. Grant failed at everything he ever tried until he focused on his military career, a career that led him to U.S. Civil War victory and he subsequently became President of the United States.
Nolan Miller rose from poverty to attain his boyhood dream of dressing most of Hollywood’s top leading ladies and Ray Bradbury became a bestselling writer despite having no college education or formal training.
Your success is up to you. You can leave your dreams a fantasy or you can commit yourself to them and take strong action behind them. If so, great things could happen for you as well.
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