I cannot have a marvelous year, if I do not trust God and I cannot trust God if I do not know Him. I believe this was definitely what held a lot of us in captivity in 2018. Many did not know God, others did not believe He was faithful, and all of us lacked being consumed by the love of God. In Francis Chan’s “Crazy Love” he reminds us of how God’s love is our motivation to trust Him and live bold lives.
There are so many reasons to place our faith in God and at the end of our day. We always come to Him last. God is not the last resort. He is the Sovereign God and sometimes we need a fresh reminder, explaining to us, why God should be our only place holder for faith.
Life is scary. The dark unknown or the uncertainty of the future is the exact reason why, people have coping mechanisms. Drinking, overeating, sex, drugs, and other sinful activities are ways we seek to calm our hearts and minds. But what if I told you we don’t no longer need to cope, for Jesus is our security?
I remember when I was in college and now I look back thanking God to how He shaped. I am also looking back, seeing all the mistakes I made and how they could have easily been avoided. College was experience I’d never regret. From stress to peer pressure to worry and anxiety, I’ve learned how to handle the craziness in this wonderful, but chaotic experience. Here are a few college tips!
There is more to life than believing in God and accepting Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. One of the greatest obstacles to progressing spiritually is to put aside our doubts, confront our past wounds, and discuss the real issue: Why can we not bring ourselves to trust God? God never works through unbelief, so what is it in our hearts, from taking this leap of faith.