God’s Word + Faith = Effectiveness
1 Thessalonians 2:13 — And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.
God always start with what I need and with what I have. When I put it all in His hands with high expectation, I will always get back more and be a changed person.
Hebrews 10:22 (GNT) So let us come near to God with a sincere heart and a sure faith, with hearts that have been purified from a guilty conscience and with bodies washed with clean water.
Our experience of God’s glory is dependent on our mindset of either scarce or abundant.
Haggai 1:6, "You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with holes in it.”
Passion is energy when one is consistently focused on his purpose.
1 Corinthians 15:57-58 - "But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ. So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless."
We learn a lot from our mother: our first, best and forever friend and for that, we need to always honor them.
Ephesians 6:2-3 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.
Vision is being destroyed by division. Make every effort to keep the harmony as we wait for God’s favor.
"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace." Ephesians 4:2-3
We need to rise up again after we fall down. That determines our strength that could serve the needs of others.
Acts 3:7-8 "Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising God."
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.
When we trust God, there is wisdom. When we know Him; there is peace. When we love Him; there is strength. When we believe Him; there is courage.