Today is my first day hosting "Monday's Life In Him".
I have been trying to post on Monday’s about my life in Christ. Sometimes it is just a story, sometimes it is a verse or even a short study.
Join in & post whatever God puts on your heart to share.
I will put up a linky at the bottom, so be sure to join in so others can visit you.
The only rule is please post my button. Other than that, let’s spread God’s Word, Love & Jesus, and let’s meet some new bloggy friends in the Lord :)
HERE is my post for today’s “Life In Him”:
Do you feel that?
I happen to be going through a trial lately. By lately, I mean a few months now. And I am BEAT! I am EXHAUSTED! I am sick of fighting to stay above water!
And I know that I am not the only one. I have read some blogs & a lot of facebook posts from others like me. It seems like there are many of us right now going through a tough time.
So I was reading and reading and reading today, trying to find some encouragement. This is what I found:
1 Timothy 6:12
12 Fight the good fight of faith, grabbing hold of the life that continues forever.
For starters, the only fight we are told to fight, is the fight of faith! We don’t need to fight this struggle that has come up against us. God has already done this. We have victory through Jesus! Just have faith in His finished work on the cross. Through this faith we have eternal life with Him in heaven! Nothing in this world matters more than where we will spend eternity!
.6 Do not worry about anything, but pray and ask God for everything you need, always giving thanks.7 And God's peace, which is so great we cannot understand it, will keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Have you ever heard of the saying,
“If you worry – then you don’t pray. If you pray – then you don’t worry”
God will give you His peace. Seek His face & ask Him for what you need!
25 "So I tell you, don't worry about the food or drink you need to live, or about the clothes you need for your body. Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothes. 26 Look at the birds in the air. They don't plant or harvest or store food in barns, but your heavenly Father feeds them. And you know that you are worth much more than the birds. 27 You cannot add any time to your life by worrying about it. 28 "And why do you worry about clothes? Look at how the lilies in the field grow. They don't work or make clothes for themselves. 29 But I tell you that even Solomon with his riches was not dressed as beautifully as one of these flowers.30 God clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today but tomorrow is thrown into the fire. So you can be even more sure that God will clothe you. Don't have so little faith! 31 Don't worry and say, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear?'32 The people who don't know God keep trying to get these things, and your Father in heaven knows you need them. 33 Seek first God's kingdom and what God wants. Then all your other needs will be met as well. 34 So don't worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will have its own worries. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
God takes care of the animals, how much more important are we to Him? He WILL take care of us!
2 My brothers and sisters, when you have many kinds of troubles, you should be full of joy, 3 because you know that these troubles test your faith, and this will give you patience.4 Let your patience show itself perfectly in what you do. Then you will be perfect and complete and will have everything you need.
We have to remember this!!! In the midst of our trial, we HAVE TO REMEMBER… this trial is testing our faith!
How are we going to handle this trial? Are we going to worry? Or are we going to trust in Him to lead us through to the other side? Are we going to worry so much that we can’t see His face? Do we forget to pray & ask for His help?
Do we do everything in OUR power to get us out of the trouble we are in? (<------ that’s me a lot of the time :) Sometimes we are control freaks & forgot that God is the one who is in control.
Just give up… throw up your hands… and say,
“Lord, here I am! I can’t do this on my own, I am powerless! HELP! I am YOURS!”
Now it’s YOUR turn! Write up your post, post my button & link up so we can visit you!