Father, today was not promised to me, but Your loving grace opened my eyes yet again. Thank You Father. You know what I’m going through, what I’m struggling with, what’s hurting me, what’s causing me to focus my eyes away from You.
Please keep me focused on You. I want to keep Your commands. I see the path You placed before me, not an easy one and I thank You, because the challenge will make me wiser, stronger, and better prepared for what You still have planned for me. I need you. Desperately. Keep me focused. In Jesus’ name I humbly pray. Amen.
Life is filled with challenges, temptation, threats, setbacks and absolute failed attempts. The most difficult thing we must do is not cave in and make the decision to not follow God’s commands. But if our eyes and hearts are focused on Him, then we can disregard our impulses to do or say anything displeasing to Him.
Our mouths get us into trouble, so much so that we would think that we would choose silence rather than make a mistake of using words that bring harm to others. But it is in our weakness that we desire to be right, to win at all costs, feel powerful, so we speak and do things that we know are disgraceful. Even when defending ourselves, is the counterpunch necessary? Pray to God for the strength to remain focused on Him.
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