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Don’t Stop Now!

by | Feb 16, 2022 | Perserverance, Persistence, Trials

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Colossians 3:16 ESV

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.

Matthew 18:20 ESV

Have you ever felt like giving up? Have you felt like you just couldn’t go on? I heard a song last night called “I Will Go On,” sung by the Gaither Vocal Band:

“I repent for moments I have spent,
Recalling all the pain and failures of my past.
I repent for dwelling on the things
Beyond my power to change the chains that hold me fast.
I will go on my past I leave behind me.
I gladly take His mercy and His love.
He is joy and He is peace.
He strengthens and sweet relieves.
I know He is and I am His I will go on.”

I Will Go On by The Gaither Vocal Band

I felt like giving up last night. Nothing was working like it was supposed to. It seemed like everything I did was wrong. But I didn’t give up. I just thought about how much I have, not about what I need. God has blessed me with what I need.

I don’t drive a big, fancy car. It has rusted out spots, faded spots on it, the moon roof leaks when it rains hard and it uses oil. But it gets me from point A to point B and back again.

I may not have a big house but I have the apartment I need. It’s just the right size for me.

I may not see my family as much as I would like but I know if I need them, they will be here for me.

So why did I feel like giving up? Because the devil was trying to discourage me by telling me lies. He does that you know. He lies! But don’t listen to the lies. Learn to listen to that small still voice of God. He will never lead you astray. He will take you down the path you should be on.

So if you feel like giving up, don’t. Listen for God’s voice and follow Him.

I speak blessings and peace over each of you today. Have a blessed day everyone.

Kathy Keller
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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