Everything can seem like a crisis, in actuality the problem itself is the opportunity for Solution. A set up for knocking it out of the park.
Have you ever cried because of the Will of God? Has His choices in your life caused you grief and tested your faith? What if you don't like the Will of God?
Our strongest position in spiritual warfare is utter dependence on the Lord. In weakness I find Christ’s strength. This is warfare!
Our Heavenly Father tells His children what He's doing. We aren’t relegated to conjecture and presumption, He wants to tell us what He is doing.
Is this whole scenario we are living through just the Lord setting us up to see His amazing might and power? Is our faith being tested in who we will believe? Is this the test of our days?
I don’t know if we now possess what it takes to fight! Do we really want what we have been given and willing to fight for it!
It's impossible to please God while dwelling in fear. If the enemy can get us out of faith and into fear we become displeasing to our Father.
The obstacles in our path are not hindrances, they literally are the way. I don’t get to sail through life without things that must be overcome.
An insistent pursuit is not a common position for even the average believer. Many slink towards God with hopes that He might possibly answer.
The centurion knew where his answer would be found and with great faith entreated Jesus for His Answer. Faith powers our insistence, not our desire or will or desperation.
Jesus commended the Canaanite woman for her faith – not her prayer, not her will, not her volume, but her faith. She connected faith to her desperation and shameless persistence and Jesus answered.
I believed Stoicism was negative. But it might be valuable and actually Godly. Living as a stoic that's a reflection of our faith in God.