Peter had no plan B. He fully understood the concept of seeking first the Kingdom of God. Salem Media Group. Yet Jesus was calling for an overcoming heart that would remain committed when things God tough. Thanks again Eileen. Pastor Guy Takashima gives a word of exhortation and encouragement highlighting characteristics and traits of an overcomer in Christ, Sunday, September 27th, His priorities were the right priorities. In this day, overcomers are rising in greater number, but you have to look closely to find them. We need to be very careful that we are representing Him always as a loving Father and not a stern judge. I will save it for future reference.
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About Map Blog Contact. Living as an overcomer is a decision. I appreciate the time you have taken. The Lord speaks to me about people and for people and myself and even shows me pictures and, more often these day, dreams. In the face of seeming impossibility, when you experience breakthrough, He will receive the glory. Modern culture loves backup plans. The answer can be found in two scriptures. I have found this to be the case recently!
characteristics of an overcomer
Humility Humility is the genuine acknowledgment of one's weakness, limitation, and inability to please God in any way. But while humility is the recognition of one's weak and helpless condition that makes it impossible for one to please God, through humility, one's weakness and helplessness do not have to lead to failure to please God. Instead, genuine humility should lead to one's acknowledgment of one's need for help - help to be able to please God. Hence, humility leads one to seek for help. David prayed: "But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks upon me. You are my help and my deliverer; do not delay, O my God" Psalms Faith This is where humility leads to faith in God. Faith is one's absolute reliance upon God. By faith , one, humble enough to recognize his need for help, acknowledges God as the only source of help, and thus relies fully on God for help. An acronym for faith is F.
In this day, overcomers are rising in greater number, but you have to look closely to find them. They carry a tenacity to stay the course, despite being attacked with great resistance and impossibilities. Yet in theses days, only the overcomers will rise to the top. I have been spending my life learning to be an overcomer while documenting what sets apart the overcomers of history.