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Love one another as Jesus has loved us.

Jesus and the early Church lived amidst turmoil and unpredictability. Violent revolts, uprisings, crime and Roman oppression characterized the time period. Yet, hope reigned because of the Gospel. The promise of a regenerated heart and an immortal body sustained people during this turbulent time period. 

Nothing has changed. The times today are just as chaotic and unpredictable. People are disillusioned and frightened because they’ve discovered what was once…

Solid ground is now shifting sand. 

Your compass to navigate the unknown is no longer reliable.

Your life is shattered into pieces so small that putting them back together is impossible. You must begin again.

FEAR NOT! 

Jesus has the roadmap to your future. 

Allow you faith in Jesus to envision a future of hope. One in which the anticipation, appreciation and acceptance of change is both positive and fruitful. 

That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever.

So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now. Rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever. 2 Corinthians 4:16-1

Allow you faith in Jesus to give you permission to peaceably rest in Papa’s arms. Believing these words of comfort and support. 

“Because he set his love on Me, therefore I will save him. I will set him securely on high because he knows My name. He confidently trusts and relies on Me. Knowing I will never abandon him. No. Never.

He will call upon Me, and I will answer him. I will be with him in trouble. I will rescue him and honor him. With a long life I will satisfy him and I will let him see My salvation.” Psalm 91:14-16

Only faith in Jesus allows you to… 

Peer into the abyss of the unknown and not be afraid. 

Confidently face the challenges of life and fulfill your Kingdom destiny. 

Stand on holy ground in the presence of Almighty God. 

Confidently say, “I had only heard about You before, but now I have seen You with my own eyes.” Job:42:5

So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him and all the valiant warriors. And the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear them, for I have handed them over to you. Not one of them will stand against you.” Joshua 10:7-8 New American Standard Bible

Few of us ever face military warfare. 

But…

All face battles throughout their lives on this side of eternity. 

Spiritual battles when Papa challenges you to become more like Jesus. 

Physical battles when Papa challenges you to unconditionally trust Him for physical healing.

Financial battles when Papa challenges you to seek heavenly treasures, not earthly treasures.

Relational battles when Papa challenges you to sever ungodly relationships.

Although these battles may have different scenarios, they all require fearless courage— faith. 

Faith that…

Refuses to allow circumstances or the cares of this world to dictate, dominate or deter you from an ongoing, intimate relationship with Jesus. 

Dies daily to the desires of your flesh. Less concerned with personal notoriety because it is you honor to create a life that glorifies Jesus. 

Courageously fights the forces of evil. Valiantly persevering until Christ’s return. 

Is merciless regarding sin but merciful towards the sinner. 

Teaches love not hate… encouragement not condemnation… legacy not failure. 

Uses skills, talents and gifts to glorify Papa both inside and outside the four walls of a church building. Wisely stewarding all possessions so the Kingdom is glorified and supplied with whatever is required or needed. 

Unselfishly helps and serves those who are downtrodden and lost.


Operates in the supernatural— spiritual realm as easily as in the earthly realm.

Is consecrated to the one and only King— Jesus. 

Your King is waiting for you, His loyal subject, to kneel before Him. If you are wise, you will re-gift your life— your heart, relationships, finances, dreams, everything! Wrap these gifts in love and gratefulness and lay them at the feet of King Jesus. In return, He promises to treat each gift as His own.

REMEMBER!

Anything that is in the hands of King Jesus receives an eternal reward. Thus, giving you the final victory!

Renewing your mind leads to repentance. It…

Removes faulty— unrighteous thought patterns and learned patterns of behavior and emotions that defy or negate Papa’s truth and holiness. 

Teaches you that while you can’t control every aspect of the world around you. You can take control how you interpret and deal with things in your environment.

Broadcasts to the world and the heavens that faithfulness and obedience to King Jesus is a life well lived.

Repentance is a gradual process that requires incremental steps because…

Change is difficult.

It requires a willingness to spend time and effort praying and studying Papa’s word.

Therefore…

Do not be conformed to this world any longer with its superficial values and customs, but be transformed and progressively changed as you mature spiritually by the renewing of your mind. Focusing on godly values and ethical attitudes so that you may prove for yourselves what the will of God is. That which is good and acceptable and perfect in His plan and purpose for you. Romans 12:2 Amplified Bible

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