Get Focused

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Then the LORD answered me, “Write the vision. Make it clear on tablets so that anyone can read it quickly.

Habakkuk 2:2 GW

How many times do you plan to do something and then get sidetracked by life, procrastination, work, kids, other tasks, etc.  In reality, no one plans to start something never intending to finish it—that would just be a waste of time and energy. God said to write the vision down and make it plain so anyone can see it—namely you.  When something is in front of you, it’s quite hard not to work towards it because it just stares at you day after day, and it will continue to do so until you make steps towards completing that goal or task. Having it in plain view helps to remind you every day that there is always something to do.   Continue reading

Clean House

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Get rid of your bitterness, hot tempers, anger, loud quarreling, cursing, and hatred.

Ephesians 4:31 GW (emphasis added)

It’s a new year and it’s time for new beginnings and a new perspective. It’s time for Christians to start wanting more for themselves and wanting more out of life. God didn’t intend for us to have barely making it, mediocre lives because in John 10:10 He says, “I came so they might have and enjoy their lives.” Living in God’s fullness has a lot to do with our attitudes and perspectives on life and our circumstances. We need to stop blaming God for what we think isn’t happening or going right, and look within to see the part that we are playing in it. If we are mature enough to do so, we will find that the problem lies with us, and there are some changes that need to be made.  Continue reading