Endurance to Overcome Adversity

Endurance is challenging, especially when you are faced with adversity. Your natural reaction is to quit or to hide, but instead God wants us to stand. Standing is an act of faith and a struggle of the will. We are encouraged in Scripture to stand and see the salvation of the Lord. As exciting as this Scripture might be, in the middle of life’s moments, this is the last thing you want to do.

Finding the Tenacity to Endure

For the past month, I have been learning to endure in personal fitness. A long time ago, I made exercise a priority twice a day. I would complete 15 to 20 minutes of cardio and finish the workout with weight training. Needless to say, life happened.

The Results Are Good

God never promised us a problem-free life. He did promise that He could use our pain and turn it into goodness. Know that every moment of stretching, discomfort, or pain will be used to develop you.

Growing Rain

You might have felt like you would succumb to the rain. You might even have felt like the heat would never cease. In spite of it all, despite of what your senses said, you have grown stronger and more resilient.

A Choice to Listen

God always presents us with the choice to listen or the results of addressing matters from our perspective. He uses both options to show the rewards for our obedience in listening (victory) or the consequences in our inattention (defeat).

Letting Go and Letting God

And Peter answered Him, Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water. He said, Come! So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water, and he came toward Jesus. But when he perceived and felt the strong wind, he was frightened, and as he began to...

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