PERSISTENCE IS VITAL

"noun / : firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition..."
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"Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him."
James 1:12
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Persevering in God by studying the word and having an active prayer life is not easy. In fact it is contrary to the flesh - our human nature. Man kind is instinctively inclined the desire of the flesh and not of the spirit (fallen/ sinful nature of man). Not only do we as human beings tend to reject what is of GOD, but we are inherently rebellious against God according to Galatians 5:19-21.

Yet history itself and even the corporate world has taught us that with out determination and perseverance the is no advancement and growth. Amazing innovations (in this century) came forth from reluctant perseverance and hours of planning and work. A price was paid, time was sacrificed - and the end results were amazing.

Churches have been birthed, souls have been won and marriages restored through perseverance.

You see in simpler words the person/s attempting to fulfill a goal, did not give up. The drive and desire for more was brewing deep inside these vessels of innovation. I can only imagine the gleam of hope in their eyes as they envisioned what was to be and focused not on what was.

Jesus Christ in the same manner, gave his life and persevered to pay the price for what was to be.  He envisioned you and I, filled with sin and flaws in dire need of mercy and grace through salvation.

Paul : persevered (going against many) with the goal of preaching the gospel and making it accessible to the gentiles. He believed and pressed to expand the kingdom of God - breaking cultural barriers and upsetting many to fulfill his ministry. He paid a price.

The woman with the Issue of blood (bible links) went against great obstacles and fought with all that was left within her to reach out and simply touch the border, the tip of the garment of Jesus for her miracle. In her mind she envisioned her healing and not her current physical state. The odds were against her, she was a woman, a gentile, she was considered unclean, she was pressed and pushed by the multitude and weak in her body. Yet she made a way! Perseverance will give you the strength, the drive to press forward - when there is apparently no way in the eyes of men.

Perseverance in Christ will take you to fulfill your destiny, to open doors and unleash creativity that you did not know existed within you. Persevering through Christ (fervent prayer, fasting and the word) will allow you to come out of you physical strength and step into supernatural strength that is inexplicable and leads you to fulfill that what you have been called for.

DO NOT GIVE UP YET - YOUR STRENGTH MAY GONE - BUT GOD'S IS NOT!!!

IT IS HE WHO STRENGTHENS YOU - IT IS NOT BY YOU MIGHT, IT IS BY HIS.

YOU CAN..IN THE  NAME OF JESUS!

The Summer of 2016 is the summer of 'SPIRITUAL INNOVATION!'

Walk carefully (prayerfully) in faith and ask God to open your spiritual eyes to the vision and destiny of your calling in Jesus Christ. Our God is a God of creativity, innovation and perseverance - everything of great value is worth fighting for.

JESUS CHRIST SAW YOUR WORTH and persevered to give you hope and future through him.

Whatever it is you are getting ready to give up on, ask God for perseverance and supernatural strength to fight to accomplish what you have been called for.

Children of God are not quitters...and you are not the exception.

You can in Jesus Name!

-Apostolic Mommy & Wife

"being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light."
Colossians 1:11-12


Published by Sandy Lopez