We were created with free will … the freedom to make choices every moment of every day! We can choose to see the glass half full or half empty! We can choose to live bound, broken or defeated, or we can choose to live a fulfilled and blessed life because God promises us an abundantly victorious life in and through Christ Jesus!
Sadly, many Christians choose to live defeated lives! Why?
Why? Because every day we have a choice to make as we face hurtful memories or today’s unsettling circumstances. IF God’s Word isn’t real to us every moment of every day ~ deep within our hearts, we make choices to focus on, and empower … the family history of defeat, the tragedy that occurred; the unemployment, devastation of divorce, the lack of love and support, or the lies we were told. Remember, satan’s job is to kill, steal and destroy.
Even though we hear that we are new creatures in and through Christ; even though we sing songs and we read scriptures about how Jesus took our sin, sickness and disease, pain and suffering on the cross for us; even though we know these truths in our head … we haven’t truly received and believed in our heart, in our newly created Spirit, that:
~ God truly forgives and loves us unconditionally;
~ God has the ability and the desire to heal our deepest wounds;
~ God has plans to prosper and bless us;
~ God can move the mountains in our lives;
~ God chose us!
The truth that sets us free is that we can change our focus, make healthy choices ~ all empowered by the Spirit of God that dwells within us! Because Jesus gave His life for us, no matter what our background, what’s going on around us, or what people have said about us, we can choose to begin anew ~ not in our own power and might, but In Christ. This does not mean our past tragedy or our current circumstances aren’t real, BUT In and through Christ, by His Power within us, we can make new choices to see life through God’s eyes and believe what HE says ~ for we ARE victorious ~ and if we allow it, HE will show us the way to that victory!
“Because you’re not yet taking God seriously,” said Jesus. “The simple truth is that if you had a mere kernel of faith, a poppy-seed, say, you would tell this mountain, ‘Move!’ and it would move. There is nothing you wouldn’t be able to tackle.” Matthew 17:20 (The Message)
God sees you as His Masterpiece. Who do you see?
God says He is with you always, never leaving your side;
God says HE will light your path, showing you the way to truth, peace, joy and fulfillment … do you truly believe this or are they just words?
Are you willing to trust Him, to yield the past pain/hurt, or the current concerns/fears ~ allowing Him to heal your wounds and move the ‘mountains’ in your life?
If you are ready to break away from defeat, see yourself in a new light and let go of the old way of thinking and acting, feel free to contact me at email@example.com. Let me come alongside you, encourage you in how God sees you and what He promises … so you can choose each day to live victoriously In Christ! From the Heart, www.fromtheheartlifecoach.com