Life is not about acquisition; it’s about release.
“Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering.” (Matthew 5:23-24, NASB)
No matter where you’ve been, where you’re going will change everything.
As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him. (John 9:1-3, NASB)
Facts change, but Truth is eternal. When you walk in faith, you are unstoppable.
Then, when they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and drawing near to the boat; and they were frightened. But He said to them, “It is I; do not be afraid.” (John 6:19-20, NASB)
God gives us exactly what we need to grow.
The royal official said to Him, “Sir, come down before my child dies.” Jesus said to him, “Go; your son lives.” The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and started off. As he was now going down, his slaves met him, saying that his son was living. (John 4:49-51, NASB)
Meet us at Fort DeSoto for our quarterly beach cleanup! Last time around was so successful, fulfilling, and fun that we've decided to incorporate a cookout, as well. If you can't be there at 3:00, please just come when you can. We've reserved shelter 9 -- see you there!