What is Your Motivation?

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One of the more memorable scriptures in the bible is Philippians 3:14 – I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

I have a question – what are you pressing for?

Is it a promotion? The New Job?

So many times we get caught up in pressing for material things that we forget the most important press – for the prize of the high calling of God in Jesus Christ.

Matthew 6:33 says – Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness and all of these things will be added unto you. 

So according to the above scripture, if you seek the Kingdom of God first aka press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling, you’ll receive everything else.

This week I want you to shift your focus, exert your energy in prayer, fasting, and bible study – then watch God bless you beyond what you could ever imagine!!

Searching for the Will of God

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Are you in search for God’s Will? Now coming from a pastor, what I’m about to say next can be a little shocking. It can be the most nerve wrecking thing you ever do. Wondering is this your voice or God’s voice? Is it just what you want or is it really what God wants? All of these thoughts are flooding your mind from the anxiousness to get it right. Well I want to share with you 3 steps that can possibly assist you in searching out the Will of God. Are you ready? Well Great!

Be obedient to what God has already shown you. The first thing we should do is become obedient to the obvious things, the things we know we should already be doing. These are the commonsense things clearly spelled out in the Bible. For example, we know we should not lie, cheat or steal. We cannot expect God to reveal more to us when we haven’t followed what He has already shown us.

Pray and continually seek God’s wisdom and guidance in everything you do. A Christian is no greater than his prayer life. We should continually pray and ask God to bless and energize each area of our lives. We must commit all rights and control to God with every issue we encounter. Besides asking God for His power, we should continually ask God to give us wisdom and guidance in everything we do.

Rearrange your priorities so your primary motivation is to glorify God. God created us for the purpose of bringing glory to Himself. Our primary goal and focus should be to bring Him glory. Everything we do should center around this. Even “important” things such as witnessing and world evangelism should not be our primary motivation. As I mentioned in an earlier chapter, it is much better to do God’s will than to do God’s work.

In short, finding the Will of God is really all about you loosing yourself! Love you guys, we’ll talk tomorrow.

What are you Pressing for?

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Happy Monday!! This is the beginning of a work week for most of us, are you ready???

I wanted to encourage you today to keeping going no matter what.

One of the more memorable scriptures in the bible is Philippians 3:14 – I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

I have a question – what are you pressing for?

Is it a promotion? The New Job? That special young lady?

So many times we get caught up in pressing for material things that we forget the most important press – for the prize of the high calling of God in Jesus Christ.

Matthew 6:33 says – Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness and all of these things will be added unto you. 

So according to the above scripture, if you seek the Kingdom of God first aka press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling, you’ll receive everything else.

This week I want you to shift your focus, exert your energy in prayer, fasting, and bible study – then watch God bless you beyond what you could ever imagine!!

Be sure to leave your testimonies in the comment box below!!