Having “mustard seed faith” does not mean the size or amount. Mustard seeds are small, but very resilient. They have the ability to grow in spite of the condition of the land it is deposited into; they don’t need much soil to grow and neither do they need a great deal of moisture or sunshine to flourish. We should be just as resilient and exercise our faith no matter the conditions in our lives. My brothers and sisters, it only takes ONE ACT OF FAITH to turn the situations and circumstances around. If we must cry out: “Son of David, don’t pass me by”; or if we have to go and dip in the Jordan River seven times. Let’s do what needs to be done by faith through obedience and determination. Paul admonished us this is the only way we are going to please God. Pressing forward in faith and obedience, again, causes a reward to be given to the diligent seeker.
Don’t stop! Don’t be discouraged! Don’t succumb to the illusion being presented. Be resilient like the mustard seed; and move forward hallelujah
When a young man got to his house, he realized he lost his key to unlock the door. He went to the 24 hour lock smith near by. But to his surprise the place was closed. He then went to hardware near by to buy a hammer so that he could break the key. But the place was closed also. Which key am talking about?I am talking about the problems you are facing right now. That’s the padlock I’m talking about. The lock smith I’m talking about are the traditional healers and false prophets. The man thought for a while. There is a being called GOD let me pray. After praying the door was open. The padlock was not unlocked, but it was broken. My brother, my sister God never fails, there might be a padlock in your life you have been trying to unlock for years. Give it to God, He fights our battles. Don’t be discouraged, anxious and feel hopeless, God is in control Hallelujah!
Let’s say it together: I TRUST HIM because God is Spirit – I will seek intimate fellowship with Him. Because God is All Powerful – He can help me with anything. Because God is ever-present – He is always with me. Because God knows everything – I will go to Him with all my questions and concerns. Because God is Sovereign – I will joyfully submit to His will. Because God is Holy – I will devote myself to Him in purity, worship and service. Because God is absolute truth – I will believe what He says and live accordingly. Because God is Righteous – I will live by His standards. Because God is just – He will treat me fairly. Because God is love – He is unconditionally committed to my well-being. Because God is merciful – He forgives me of my sins when I sincerely confess them. Because God is Faithful- I will trust Him to always keep His promises. Because God never changes – my future is secure and eternal…AMEN (Thankful).
A lthough things are not perfect
B ecause of trial or pain
C ontinue in thanksgiving
D o not begin to blame
E ven when the times are hard
F ierce winds are bound to blow
G od is forever able
H old on to what you know
I magine life without His love
J oy would cease to be
K eep thanking Him for all the things
L ove imparts to thee
M ove out of “Camp Complaining”
N o weapon that is known
O n earth can yield the power
P raise can do alone
Q uit looking at the future
R edeem the time at hand
S tart every day with worship
T o “thank” is a command
U ntil we see Him coming
V ictorious in the sky
W e’ll run the race with gratitude
X alting God most high
Y es, there’ll be good times and yes some will be bad, but…
Z ion waits in glory…where none are ever sad!
Jesus never wrote a book but no library in the world could hold the volume of books that have been written about Him. He never went to a Medical College but He has healed multitudes, without medicine and making no charges for His services. He never was a chef but He fed over 5,000 people with only five loaves and two fishes, and had twelve basketful left over. He never was a mortician but He raised at least three people from the dead while He was on earth. He arose from the dead Himself and the hour is coming when all that are in the graves shall hear His voice and shall come forth; the that have done good unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil unto the resurrection of damnation (John 5:28-29). Jesus never did marshall any army, draft a soldier, or fire a gun, but no military leader ever had more followers give him such love and devotion, and voluntarily lay down their lives for His cause. Jesus never became in this worlds goods. However, He owns all the gold and silver in this world and the cattle on thousand hills are His, all things having been created by Him. He left His riches in heaven and became poor, that we through His poverty might be made rich. The Son of God put on humanity that the sons of men might put on divinity. The Son of God became the Son of man, that men might become sons of God. The Son of God came from heaven to earth that sons of men might go from earth to heaven. The Son of God suffered, bled and died on the cross that sons of men might live; that they might not perish but have everlasting life. He died on the cross and rose on the third day. He is alive, what a wonderful Christ, what a wonderful Savior.