Don’t Give Up

TODAY’S VERSE

One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.
Luke 18:1 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Have you ever asked God for something and had to wait? It is not easy. It is so tempting to just give up. I will be the first to admit that many of the things I have asked for over the years were immature at best. But others were sincere coming from the deep yearning of my heart. I understand when a father cannot answer the immature request of a child, but when the request is sincere and justified we just sometimes have to wait. And it is hard. That is why Jesus told a story that illustrated why we should always pray and never give up. God’s love is sure. His power is limitless. Paul said it best in his letter to the Romans, “We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love.” Today, talk to God and don’t give up.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Father, forgive me for giving up so easily. Forgive me for not persevering in prayer. Today, I will trust in Your love and not give up.
AMEN

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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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