No Fear

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2 Timothy 1:7.
“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”

Through this letter, all who take up the cross and follow Jesus are charged to complete the ministry that God has given them, through the life giving power of Christ’s resurrection.

As Paul writes to Timothy from a Roman prison he gently and firmly challenges him to Rome to carry the work of Christ forward. Paul reminds Timothy of his genuine faith, rooted and grounded in his grandmother and his mother. Timothy’s faith was authentic and strong and he was to pick up the torch and carry it in Paul’s absence. Paul prepares him mentally and emotionally for the suffering that may be ahead as he works for the sake of the Gospel, yet encourages him to cultivate the spiritual gifts that God has given him to further enhance the work of the Lord. In other words, Timothy, it won’t be easy street, but you must remain true, loyal and steadfast in your faith, knowing that God goes before, preparing the way and even in hostile environments then, there is no room for fear.

This message rings in our ears today and so for the sake of the gospel message of salvation, we must rise to the challenge of spreading the Word of Truth. God wants His people to get up in Jesus name and fight the good fight of faith, running with perseverance to take a hold of the same power that Paul knew and had at his disposal. Paul didn’t just talk it, he lived it out, even in the face of adversity, through prison walls and impossibilities, he lived it and it showed to onlookers.


Beautiful souls, Let’s rise from our seats of complacency and compromise and allow the Lord to stir up a passion within us for the salvation of the lost! There is no room for fear when we are equipped with God’s spiritual gifts, His presence, His power, His victory and a passion to serve Christ at all cost.

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Guard Your Mind

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Proverbs 14:22
“Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness.”

Proverbs 3:27 says, “As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” It’s pretty straightforward isn’t it? We will become what we allow our minds to dwell on. Have you had the experience? Where you found yourself so saturated in worry only to become paranoid? Have you been immersed in a fear so strong, that it paralyzes you? Have you been bound in strongholds so tightly that you feel claustrophobic, hopeless and helpless to free yourself? It’s our minds, and our thinking that gets us into these horrible places of ruin. The mind is the first line of defense, and the target for the enemy’s entry into a life and a temptation is his way in. It’s his foot in the door, and if we give him a foot in he can get our mind, he can get our heart and he can get our life so entwined in sin that life becomes hopeless.
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Let’s hide 2 Corinthians 10:5 in our back pocket and engrave it on our hearts as a reminder to bring every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.
2 Corinthians 10:5 “Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.” Our actions and behavior will follow our thoughts, therefore we have to take action in our thought life. As believers and disciples of Christ, Let’s be challenged today to fix our mind on truth, holiness and the excellence of Christ as we hear Paul’s words to the persecuted Christians in the Church of Philippi, in Philippians 5: 8, “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things.

We cannot think defeat and expect victory. We will become as our thoughts direct us. Think on what is good and find joy and hope, love and faithfulness! Defeat the enemy; Think victory and behave victoriously.

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He Holds All That Is Yours

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Isaiah 41:10
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

And so ~ at the start of a new week, lay it all out before the God who holds it for you. He holds it regardless of our fragility, and our weakest moment. He holds it regardless of our insecurities and our exhaustion. He holds it in spite of the fear of failure, the wrong choices we’ll make or the stupid mistakes that will overwhelm our beautiful souls. Rest in that thought ~ that the God who holds the universe ~ The God who made the universe and holds it ~ holds your days one by one, with all the ups and downs, the poor health, the emotional hurts, the distress, the physical sickness, the pain and the chaotic moments. Yeah, He’s got it all and He working it all out so that you can come out on the top of this thing to bring Him the praise.
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Just let Him do it and go with Him on it. Float over the hard places ‘cuz He’s got them and they’re right where they need to be ~ in His safe keeping today and the next and the next.
Beautiful soul ~ just rest and trust. God’s got it all! All that’s ahead and all that’s behind. There’s nothing to keep you from living this day to the fullest. Go for it! Live with His sweet grace poured over you and His abundant life of joy filling you to the brim!

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Doing This Day With God

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So we need to do this day with God ~ You and I. Yeah, even when it’s a tough one. So even when it seems difficult to move forward because of so much stuff behind and before that hinders the journey, remember Paul’s words in Philippians 3: 13, ” Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.…”
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Oh we aren’t there yet, but we have a heavenly goal through this earthly journey of hard places and as Christ ones we press on through the hard and the difficult towards the mark and the prize of our heavenly home and eternity with our heavenly Father, the creator and sustainer of this world and us. He’s our reason for getting through this day and the next and the next and the next. So when you feel anxious, afraid, lost, let down, remorseful, hopeless, and just plain overwhelmed, you can know that you know, that God has you and your stuff in the palm of His nail scarred hands and His faithfulness won’t let you go not even for a second. If He’s brought you to it, He’ll bring you through it. Every sweet minute of your life, every difficult decision, Every bump in the road, and every twist in the turn ~ He has ~ and he holds close and He graces with His sweet love, so compassionate, so unconditional and so merciful! Our part is to release the weight of the stuff into His tender care and move ahead freely in the name of Jesus, the winner and the victorious One
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So doing the day with God? Yeah, let’s do it!

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