Under the bed

Written by Adeolu Oluade

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'What if it's a hoax?' 'I've tried and failed,what can I do?' 'Does it really belong to me?' 'Does it really concern me?' 'Who will believe it?' 'Who will support me to make it a reality?' 'Can I have enough time for it?' Whatever may berepparttar question,Jesus Christ isrepparttar 150095 Answer!!! In him alone can found relevant answers to any question that troublesrepparttar 150096 human mind. Firstly,each one should have a personal relationship with him as one's personal Lord and Saviour(Acts 2:38)! Secondly,each follower of Christ should be continually filled byrepparttar 150097 Holy Spirit 'to dreamrepparttar 150098 dream'(Acts 2:39). The Holy Spirit energisesrepparttar 150099 Christian to overcome all inward and outward limitations in fulfilling 'the dream': Zech.4:6(KJV) "Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This isrepparttar 150100 word ofrepparttar 150101 LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saithrepparttar 150102 LORD of hosts." Thirdly,write down your 'dream' as revealed byrepparttar 150103 spirit of God(Hab.2:2). Fourthly, focus on not onrepparttar 150104 'dream',but on Jesus Christ as 'the Alpha andrepparttar 150105 Omega'(Rev.1:11) of one's 'dream'. Fifthly,treat others and their 'dreams' with respect(Gal.2:7). Sixthly,receive,appreciate,and encourage those God sends to help you fulfill your 'dream'(Rom.16). Seventhly,do not be in a hurry:recognise and accept God's timing!(Hab.2:3) Eighthly,accept thatrepparttar 150106 total picture of one's calling is only and full known to God! It is in 'the grey areas' of this picture of destiny that one needs to daily walk with God by faith(2 Cor.5:7). These areas may later or never be revealed by God as he wills!(Deut.29:29). Ninthly,do not despise 'the dream' if it is just secular indicating a new invention or innovation to makerepparttar 150107 world a better place torepparttar 150108 glory of God! Finally reach out 'underrepparttar 150109 bed',bring out 'the dream' and make it happen;then putrepparttar 150110 litter into a real trash can! Philippians 4:13(KJV) "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."

British-born Nigerian christian writer living and working in London,UK with website:www.firstloveministries.org.uk

What They Mean By Child-Like Faith

Written by Eric Engel

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Providing is only one ofrepparttar father’s functions. A good father guides his son to safety, and sometimes forces him there. Why? Because a child doesn’t always know what will harm him and what won’t. The child thinks he wants cookies for supper…the father knows that this would harm him. The obedient son accepts his father’s authority, even if he doesn’t understand it.

Butrepparttar 149908 ignorance doesn’t releaserepparttar 149909 child from responsibility. The father might use his authority to lay a foundation, but expectsrepparttar 149910 son to some day understandrepparttar 149911 reasons behind his actions. The father expects his son to grow and mature…but always realize his own inferiority torepparttar 149912 father. Always ready to accept his father’s direction.

It’srepparttar 149913 same with God and us. We’re not so much commanded to accept our foolishness (or simplicity) but to realize it and acceptrepparttar 149914 Christ’s authority when we disagree. Sometimes this means acceptingrepparttar 149915 rule of Christ’s Church, and is an act of will. Sometimes, it’s forced upon us. Like when we face some disaster and wonder “How could God let this happen to me?”

This is what it means to have child-like faith. This is how we’ll enter into heaven. And this is whyrepparttar 149916 Bible constantly points out our foolishness. Because inrepparttar 149917 shadow of God, our own intellect and knowledge of what’s good for us isn’t always focused. Andrepparttar 149918 more we realize it,repparttar 149919 more it becomes our duty to gain that understanding, but accept authority until we do.

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