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Baby Steps

  • Therefore don't be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?' For the Gentiles seek after all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first God's Kingdom and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore don't be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day's own evil is sufficient. Matthew 6:31-34 WEB.

    When you begin to dig too deep into the "Thou shall" and "shall nots" of the Bible and compare it to your own life, it will soon overwhelm you. You may spiral into an attitude of defeat. "This is too much. I can't do this. Why bother?" The enemy wants you to give up and will quickly point out your flaws to discourage you from trying.

    If you start looking for excuses, you will find a bottomless list of things that need to be done before you can feel "right with God." Before you can pray for someone else, speak something in faith, or begin to encourage others. After dwelling on the "list" for a while, many people give it up as a lost cause. It's just too much, too confusing.

    There is a better solution to this problem:

    * Forget the to-do list and take small steps.

    * Involve the Lord in whatever you are doing each day.

    * Don't focus inward on yourself. Instead, focus on Jesus.

    You will soon find yourself automatically fulfilling His will in your life, and it will bring His Kingdom power into your environment. I am not saying that we should ignore the Lord's commandments, but we should focus more on loving God and loving others instead of legalism.

    Yes, we have many problems, but this life is the only one we have, so let's make the best of it. Even if you take baby steps, you will still move forward a little each day. Besides, the Lord is more concerned about who you are as a person than about what you can do for Him.

    If you don't change your direction, you will end up where you're headed. You can do this and be successful if you keep a positive attitude and keep pressing forward. Don't get overwhelmed, and don't turn back. God loves you, and He is so proud of the progress that you have made so far. Let go of the do's and don'ts and say, "Lord, just as I am, I give myself to You. Please help me."

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please forgive me for sometimes taking my eyes off You and getting overwhelmed with rules that I don't understand. Make Your love simple to me and reveal it to me transparently. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: For those following the Creation Photography weekly challenges, group leader, Dianna Wyles: Isaiah 40:31 "but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." ~ Our next fun-tastic theme is 'Soaring into a New Year' and, as always, is open wide for your creative pleasure. How will you soar into 2023? I'll be soaring with the eagles, high in faith and hope for a bright new year. I'm excited to see all the ways our RHM family soars ~ God bless! Here is the link: Creation Photographers


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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen, Thank You for excepting me for whom I am and forgive me when I take my eyes off of you Jesus, Amen.
December 27, 2022
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Heavenly Father, please forgive me for sometimes taking my eyes off You and getting overwhelmed with rules that I don't understand. Make Your love simple to me and reveal it to me transparently. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! ❤️
December 27, 2022
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

AMEN

December 27, 2022
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen 

December 27, 2022
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!

December 27, 2022
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

AMEN.  Heavenly Father, Thank You for each day & blessings.  I need You in my life. Amen

December 27, 2022
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

December 27, 2022
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord Jesus, amen. 

December 27, 2022
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

December 27, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Jesus! Amen.

December 27, 2022
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen!!

December 27, 2022
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Maria Melendez
Maria Melendez

Amen !

December 27, 2022
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David Krull
David Krull

Amen Lord. Help me acknowledge and walk in Your grace in everything I do, everything I experience. 
Thankyou for the good days I have w my wife. Help me walk Your love and humility. I pray for a double portion of Your Holy Spirit in my life so I can accomplish that which You have for me. Forgive my sins and heal me, restore my vision in Jesus Christ Name. 

December 27, 2022
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

December 27, 2022
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen!!! 

December 27, 2022
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord Jesus!

December 27, 2022