Tag: Failure

God Can Not, Will Not & Does Not Use Me

Life can be discouraging, disillusioning and disappointing . . . but, don’t give up on God’s calling.  He has sovereignly selected you for service.  He will confirm you.  He will affirm you.  And, He will work through you.

Old Things and New Things

One year has ended . . . and a new one is beginning.  Forget what is behind and reach for what is before.  Let your defining moments be in your potential, not in your past.  

Straightening Our Crooked Mess

Each of us deal with “crookedness” in our lives.  The wise King Solomon reminds us that God will make our crooked lives straight when we acknowledge Him in all of our ways.

One Word . . . Failure

The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked. Proverbs 24:16 NLT I loved watching Chevy Chase “tripping and falling” during his comedic routines.  It was the surprise, timing and pseudo-clumsiness that… Continue Reading “One Word . . . Failure”

Moving Forward

Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has… Continue Reading “Moving Forward”

Get Back Up

“The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked.” Proverbs 24:16 NLT      I loved watching Chevy Chase “tripping and falling” during his comedic routines.  It was the surprise, timing and pseudo-clumsiness… Continue Reading “Get Back Up”