Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one’s thoughts. -Elisabeth Elliot
My boss showed me this quote – it’s from a book he is reading. I love it. It makes you think. . reflect. . .
“I don’t think the way you think. The way you work isn’t the way I work.” Isaiah 55:8 (The Message)
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 (NIV)
Sometimes your only form of transportation is a leap of faith.
Join the company of good men and women, keep your feet on the tried-and-true paths. It’s the men who walk straight who will settle this land, the women with integrity who will last here. The corrupt will lose their lives; the dishonest will be gone for good. Proverbs 2:20-22
She will be known by the boldness of her faith.
Because of Christ and our faith in him, we can now come boldly and confidently into God’s presence. _Ephesians 3:12
The wicked run away when no one is chasing them, but the godly are as bold as lions. _Proverbs 28:1
For the next two years, Paul lived in Rome at his own expense. He welcomed all who visited him, boldly proclaiming the Kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ. And no one tried to stop him. _Acts 28:30-31
The members of the council were amazed when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, for they could see that they were ordinary men with no special training in the Scriptures. They also recognized them as men who had been with Jesus. _Acts 4:13
After this prayer, the meeting place shook, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. Then they preached the word of God with boldness. _Acts 4:31
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. -John 3:16
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. -John 14:6
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. -Ephesians 2:8-9
You live your best life when you invite God into in.
Satan tries to limit your praying because he knows your praying will limit him.
“In quiet humility and without a personal agenda, I make the decision to let God sort it all out.” – Lysa TerKeurst.
“God is not looking for extraordinary, exceptionally gifted people, just laid-down lovers of Jesus who carry his glory with transparency and not take it for themselves.” -Heidi Baker
God has already worked out what you are worried about.
He’s preparing you for what he’s prepared for you.