I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
– John 16:33
Christianity is not a religion or a philosophy, but a relationship and a lifestyle. The core of that lifestyle is thinking of others, as Jesus did, instead of ourselves.
– Rick Warren
The holy person is not one who cannot sin. The holy person is one who will not sin.
– A.W. Tozer
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day–and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
– Timothy 4:6-8
He loves us not because we are loveable but because He is love
– C. S. Lewis
Your weaknesses are not an accident but deliberately allowed, very interesting phrase, deliberately allowed in your life for the purpose of demonstrating His power through you.
– Rick Warren
Hebrew Meaning of Deliverance
Nasal: to deliver or to rescue.
Palat: to escape, to save or to deliver.
Yasar: to deliver or to save.
Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first.
Hebrews 1: “We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.”
The Greek term for drift means to slip or flow past or to glide by.
How do we face giants?
1. Define the Situation
2. Determine how to respond
3. Refuse to be discouraged
4. Depend on God for help