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Don’t Quit Now

imageStill pondering on the comment, “I don’t care if I lose four out of five fights, I just know the fire is going to come down!” Spoken by a professional fighter from Blackzilians UFC team.  There is so much more to continue from the first writing on, “Win Some and Lose Some.”

How do we speak as Christians during heavy trials? Or just during life itself? Do we speak faith? Do we continue with the same fervor and tenacity?  Hebrew 6:15 says, “so after he (Abraham) had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.”  You might think, “What promise?” The promise of blessing and abundant living. Let us think about this. To be honest waiting can be extremely difficult in the midst of a mess. Nobody likes to wait. It is uncomfortable, frustrating, painful at times, unsettling and even disturbing.  But we have to wait [to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until something expected happens]. The problems is that as we wait, we try to do incorrect things in the interim to ease the feeling of being uncomfortable. To some that could be quite drastic and harmful to our lives. We must be careful.  It takes tremendous strength to wait.  But rest assured that as we wait we actually learn to do the correct things in life in order to obtain the best things that God has for us. Continue reading