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Don’t give up

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I know it's cliche' and I know we tend to use the phrase over and over again, yet I'm going to say it and that is, "don't give up." Don't give up on where the Lord is taking you. It's easy to stop when it seems nothing is working or nothing is happening. Yet, if you will continue on, things will happen. Yes, just think of it like this: it's similar to losing weight, as long as you continue working out and eating in a healthy manner, you will look up one day and boom, it will seem as though all that weight melted off overnight. And although it wasn't overnight in the natural, it could easily be overnight in the spirit. Yes, you see, God doesn't operate on man's schedule. Time to God is not in our time. He can change things in an instant when we rely on Him and not on what we think we see with our natural eyes. So we have to continue on, because we never know when the Lord is going to move. So, although the phrase, "don't give up" may be overused, they are still important words that should encourage us to stay faithful in what the Lord God is doing, because when God is a part of things, things work. God works it out.

So, I've come to tell you today to look forward. Don't worry about your current circumstances, don't worry about what anybody says or doesn't say. What did God say? You have to know it for yourself and when you know it within your "knower", then use that as fuel for your energy to stay with it. And watch what happens. Proverbs 4:25 says, “let your eyes look directly forward and your gaze be straight before you.” Stay focused on continuously gaining wisdom and gaining that insight from God. You're going to make it as long as you keep on doing what you're doing, which is to continue looking forward. Stay with forward motion. Don't you give up.
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