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Today's Word with Joel Osteen - March 6, 2013 [Devotional]
Email ^ | 3/6/13 | Joel Osteen

Posted on 03/06/2013 5:34:07 AM PST by Vision

Press toward the Promise

Today's Scripture

“...imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” (Hebrews 6:12, ESV)

Today's Word from Joel and Victoria

Are you feeling discouraged about something you’ve been asking God for? Focus on the fact that through faith and patience, you will see God’s promises come to pass in your life. Understand that the enemy always fights the hardest when he knows you are closest to your breakthrough. He’d leave you alone if he thought you were going to live in mediocrity. If you keep pressing on toward your promise, through faith and patience, you will get there. Don’t be like the Israelites in the Old Testament who were right next to their promised land when they talked themselves out of it. They said, “There are giants in the land. It’s too difficult.”

No, don’t look at the obstacles in your life today. Lift up your eyes because you serve Almighty God. Follow the example of Abraham who believed God even when his circumstances looked impossible. Remember, God rewards the people who seek after Him. Stand in faith and keep believing because this year, things are shifting in your favor. As you press toward the promise, you will see God’s hand of favor and blessing, and you’ll live in the victory He has prepared for you!

A Prayer for Today

Heavenly Father, I come to You today choosing to believe Your promises. Fill me with Your faith and patience to press through to victory. I give You all the glory in Jesus’ name. Amen.



TOPICS: General Discusssion; Theology; Worship
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