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Keep your faith up

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Has anyone told you lately that better days are coming for you? If so, let this message be confirmation and if not, then I have some new news for you today. Either way, get ready, better days are coming for you. Yes, you. Believe it. If you've been coming to my blog or listening to my podcast, you should know that believing is crucial to receiving, so walk into that blessing God has for you. Keep your faith high, because as we know, without faith it is impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6), so get and keep your faith up. 

In other words, we can't worry about yesterday, right? So, why not just focus on tomorrow, because better days are still in store for you and I. And we have lots to rejoice about. So, we have to at least think we deserve more, because God certainly thinks that. I refuse to get down with living in regret and disappointment. I used to live there years ago and no mas. What about you? Let's value setbacks as times of learning milestones, and tests for testimonies. And let's choose to maintain positive thinking for positive growth. How does that sound? It sounds great to me.

Just know that it's never too late for us to get things right and in order for progress. Lamentations 3:22-24 says, "but this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." The Lord has better days in store for you, so keep your faith up. 
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