Tag Archive | stress

What To Do When

God doesn’t work on our schedules. We think we know when we need something, how we should receive it, or even what we should be doing with it. But what happens when we try to do things our way only to find ourselves in some deep troubled waters?

Your life may be spiraling out of control right now. Your health may be deteriorating. Your friends and family might have left and you feel all alone. Your co-workers and boss might be mistreating you. You may not be able to pay the bills. So what are you to do?

I know it sounds crazy but it all means that you are in a prime position for a mighty move of God in your life. When everything is going wild, crazy and simply don’t make sense in your life, then you have two choices (1) try to do things your way or (2) Stop, drop and wait upon the Lord.

No matter what the circumstance looks like, your best option is number 2. You’ve already tried doing things your way and it’s not working. You’ve tried praying about them or trying to run away from the very things God is using to change your life. He doesn’t want to just fix the problem, He wants to fix you inside out.

Think about it this way…if God just fixed every problem, would you need any faith to believe? If God just handed you a million dollars, would you really know how to use it correctly or would you end up being in worse shape when the million dollars slipped through your hands?

God’s ways are much higher than ours. He wants us whole and complete. Sometimes the only way He can truly fix us is by having us go through some deep, dark troubles. It brings us back to Him. It makes us stand on faith and seek Him in deeper ways. It takes all the crude out of us and places the beauty of the Lord within.

So if you are going through some tough times right now make sure to stop, drop and wait upon the Lord. Let Him do a complete and finished work in your life. It may be tough and painful but when you come out on the other side, you will have the tools you need to accomplish the amazing future He has in store for you.

God loves you too much and your purpose in life is too valuable to not have you prepared. Whatever you do, don’t despise the troubles. Seek Him to reveal the reason behind the difficult season. Ask Him what needs to change within you in order to walk into the VICTORY He has for you. Be primed, willing and able to walk into your mighty purpose. God knows exactly when to bring it, how to bring it, and He will be right on time.

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God Is With You No Matter What

What storm(s) have you been facing? Maybe it’s in your family, your finances, your health. Maybe it’s your friends, boss or co-workers. Maybe it’s a secret storm that no one can see because you’re battling it every day with a smile on your face.

You are not alone! Jesus said He will never leave you nor forsake you. That is a promise from Him and God cannot lie.

The video below is so powerful that it will move you deep within; giving you insight into the storm. You’ll learn how God uses them and how He is always by your side even when you can’t feel Him, touch Him or sense Him.

Don’t miss this incredible sermon by TD Jakes. It will equip you, touch you and move you to greater understanding in the midst of your battle. Press on…Don’t Give Up…Victory is Yours!

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Need A Move Of God? Here’s How…

Have you spent time pleading with God, crying out to God, spending alot of time going to church, visiting every possible miracle service available and reading all the Christian How to Books only to walk away feeling hopeless, helpless, alone or condemned? Have you found yourself wondering what’s wrong with me or why I don’t see my breakthrough when I know that nothing is impossible with God?

First let’s get one thing straight…God wants you well, whole and restored. Every morning is a new day filled with opportunity, creativity, ideas, provision, healing, strength, joy, happiness and success that’s waiting for you.  So why aren’t you experiencing His goodness in your life?

Below I’ve linked an incredible video answering this vital question. It is one of the best visual explanations I’ve ever come across. Joyce Meyer shows you in a fun and simple way of experiencing God like never before. This video will answer your questions, touch your soul and help you put the pieces together like never before. Let God demonstrate His goodness in your every day life. Watch now! You won’t regret it!

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What You Need To Know About God

Who is God? What is His Character like? Why should we care? Why do we have to go through these things?

Sometimes, you have to go back to the revelation of who God is before you can move forward. God is very tactical about this and He will create a situation for a revelation. What do I mean?

First…let’s determine what the Bible says about God.

For verifiable Biblical Scriptures regarding the above statements click here

Now that we’ve established who God is and what He’s like, it’s important for us to know that everything that happens in our lives has a reason and purpose. The things you went through had to happen. You had to survive! You had to make it! You had to believe you’re more than a conqueror through Christ! You had to hold onto I’m healed by His stripes, I am the head and not the tail, I am above and not below. You had to hold on when no one else would! You had to believe when all others were walking away from you.

Don’t listen to the naysayers that surround you. Don’t lean on people who can’t believe or trust in where God is taking you. Through it all, God was and is determined to prove His power and presence in your life.

Get off the “Why?” land. You don’t need a reason! Instead let God give you a revelation. He will open whatever doors that are needed for you to flourish into your destiny. And when all things happen in God’s perfect timing, those naysayers will start asking questions giving you an amazing opportunity of sharing God’s love through your own personal testimony. It will be a glorious day when you save souls through the goodness God showed you through it all! He can and will make your restoration come forth! Don’t give up. Keep pushing forward till you see His Victory in your life!

Watch Pastor Steven Furtick bring this incredible teaching to life. It will change the way you see things!

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Transitional Places

Have you found yourself in a transitional place where you feel empty, frustrated, discomforted, not liking your life, negativity abounds, you take 5 steps forward only to be pushed 20 steps back or just the same mountain rears it’s ugly head over and over and over?

Well then there’s Good News for you today! Your breakthrough is coming! The walls of resistance is coming down. A new beginning is springing forth. God is taking you into your promised land. By faith you will see your miracle(s). God made us promises and for all who have stood when nothing seemed to go right, your faith has been seen by our Heavenly Father and nothing will stop Him from bringing His promises to pass in your life.

Today is your day to see His mighty hand at work. Listen to His word, praise and worship Him like never before. He is worthy to be praised. Praise Him for what He has done and will do for nothing will stop Him from bringing breakthroughs into your life.

Pastor Jentezen Franklin just did a tremendous sermon on this subject and you don’t want to miss it. It’s a NOW WORD for all of us who have held on when there wasn’t anything left to hold on to. Let Pastor Jentezen motivate you to see your breakthroughs come to pass!

The Transitional Place | Pastor Jentezen Franklin

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Smack Em’ Down

Every day we are bombarded with thoughts. They can be either positive or negative. When we find ourselves drained of energy or circling the same issues over and over again, we are focusing on the wrong side of the equation and leaving God out of it.

We live in a fallen world tainted by sin, lust, evil, sickness, disease, anger and greed. The world wants what others have. They want their cake and eat it too. And many are willing to do whatever it takes to acquire success or fame.

Those of us in Christ need to focus on Him and Him alone. He is always with us whether we see Him or not. He is always fighting our battles even when we don’t see the circumstances change. When we get anxious or fearful it’s usually because our focus is on our wants and needs; on future things. But today is a gift. A gift from our Heavenly Father. It’s a day where we get to worship Him while unwrapping the day He’s giving us. Each day we get to see it unfold into something new.

See Him in every situation and every moment. It might be a bird, a song, a smile, a person or an unexpected present. Whatever God places into your life today, see the little things in a new light. His light!

Be focused today. Smack down the negative thoughts and keep your focus on Him. He has an amazing future for you and each day that unfolds will become more amazing when you see the little gifts along the way. He has you covered and you’re never alone. He will fulfill all your needs and desires. Keep believing and you will become all God wishes you to become, in His perfect way and His perfect timing!

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You Can and Will

Everyday people are tormenting themselves by thinking:

I Can’t change
I Can’t believe
I Can’t get over this sickness
I Can’t go on
I Can’t forgive
I Can’t pay my bills
I Can’t get a job and so on.

What we must realize is that this mentality and attitude sets you up to fail, to quit, and to live a negative, defeated life.  It is a very poisonous mindset that we must overcome in order to see victory within our lives.

The Bible has so many wonderful scriptures that deal with this mindset.  When you start thinking “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13) or Oh Lord my God, I cried to You and You healed me.” (Psalm 30:2); you will begin to notice changes in your life.

The most important thing we can do, is stand firm in His word and have faith that he will change our circumstances.  For in Ephesians 3:20 it says “He is able to do exceedingly abundantly above and beyond all we can ask or think“, so why in the world we would allow the dreaded “I Can’t” Syndrome rule in our lives.  “I Can’t” should not be in our vocabulary.

We serve a BIG GOD and he wants us to have more than enough to spare and share.  Why do you think one of God’s names in the Bible is El Shaddai?  It means more than enough!  I don’t think that would be coincidental, do you?

The best thing we can do to over come this negative mindset is set our eyes above.  “For my God shall supply ALL your needs according to His riches.” (Philippians 4:19)  There is absolutely no question that God has you covered, no matter what the circumstance looks like.  You may not be in an ideal situation right now but you have an amazing God who guarantees that you are VICTORIOUS and A CONQUEROR through Christ!

So, Stand Up and Shake It Off

SAY…I CAN!  Watch Me!

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