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The Couch

This thing, the couch can be a problem if we're not careful.
It's one of the most ingenious inventions of all time.

The Couch. 

Even if it's uncomfortable, it's comfortable. It can be the most raggedy, tattered, ugliest couches, yet lay down on it, especially with that remote and your favorite show and it's all she wrote. You're good, you're in the zone, and nobody better come for you. 

But...that couch has been the reason for so many unfulfilled hopes. That couch has held up countless dreams. It has even stopped my flow too many times to even think about. The more I read about the people who have achieved great things the more I understand that they were the people who stayed away from that dreaded couch. For, that couch (with that remote and refrigerator) have been the enemy to progress, movement, innovation, and success. Sometimes it's best not to even lay eyes on it, because it's so tempting. But we must not let temptation get the best of us. Temptation is not our friend. We have to resist it. It is the opposite of God. Remember how satan tried to tempt Jesus? Of course it didn't work. 

Let's just stay off of that couch, because it's stopping our flow and enough is enough. There is much more the Lord has for us. We just have to believe it and do the work to achieve it. That means focusing on what He has for us, which will take hard work and diligence. It won't come for free and it won't come lying around.

If we're not yet living the life the Lord God has for us, could it be that that couch is the culprit?


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Reference:
Matthew 4:1-11

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