We have many trials to contend with and as hard as it may seem sometimes, God is using it to strengthen us to be able to take on more. He is training us to “contend with horses” and to be able to survive the “swelling of the Jordan.” He wants to take us to another level, to be in a position to do more for Him and His kingdom. Our job is not to give up.
“If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, Then how can you contend with horses? And if in the land of peace, in which you trusted, they wearied you, Then how will you do in the floodplain of the Jordan?” Jeremiah 12:5, NKJV
The fact of the matter is this – God wants to use you to do a work for His kingdom. God has a special call over each and every life but all too often that call goes unfulfilled. One of the main reasons given is that it’s just too hard. With that, many give up on the pursuit of excellence and settle into the realm of mediocrity.
Life does get hard sometimes. Being a Christian is hard sometimes. Making it to the end of this race of faith gets hard sometimes, but here its as if God is saying, “If…
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