God used my dad for the title of this blog. God wants the best for us. Everything goes back to the word of God.
Romans 5:1-2 Amplified Version: Therefore, since we
have been justified [that is, acquitted of sin, declared blameless before God] by faith, [let us grasp the fact that] we have peace with God [and the joy of
reconciliation with Him] through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed). 2 Through Him, we also have access by faith into this [remarkable state of] grace in which we [firmly and safely and securely] stand. Let us rejoice in our hope and the confident assurance of [experiencing and enjoying] the glory of [our great] God [the manifestation of His excellence and power].
Thank God for Jesus sacrificing His life for our sins. We now have access through faith in Jesus and the word of God. Our confidence in Jesus and the word of God activates His power and manifests glory in our lives. That is enough to rejoice about. However, when challenges come, we have to remain in
faith to receive.
Romans 5:3-5 3 And not only this but [with joy] let us exult in our sufferings and rejoice
in our hardships, knowing that hardship (distress, pressure, trouble) produces
patient endurance; 4 and endurance, proven character
(spiritual maturity); and proven character, hope, and confident
assurance [of eternal salvation]. 5 Such hope [in God’s
promises] never disappoints us because
God’s love has been abundantly poured out within our hearts through the Holy. Spirit who was given to us.
Glory to God! Endure is the cure! Rejoice to know that
victory is on the other side. God always causes us to triumph through Him (Corinthians
2:14). The challenges we face while holding onto our faith prepare us for the next challenge. There is a saying, “New level, new devil.” Like Job, when you are put through the fire, you will come out as gold (Job 23:10), Don’t settle where you are; receive
the best God has for you. It develops our character.
Access God’s Best!
Prayer: Thank you, God, for the gift of Jesus. I now have access through faith to all God’s promises which are all yes and amen. Lord. I repent for settling and letting challenges get the best of me. I rejoice in my challenges
because they prepare me for the next level. I am coming out as gold. Thank you, God; you always cause me to triumph through you. In Jesus’ name! Amen.