Skip to comments.Today's Word with Joel Osteen - October 14, 2013 [Devotional]
Posted on 10/14/2013 5:24:16 AM PDT by Vision
I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live. (Deuteronomy 30:19, NKJV)
Today's Word from Joel and Victoria
Your words have creative power. With your words, you can either bless your future or curse your future. If you want to know what your life is going to be like five years from now, just listen to what youre saying about yourself today. Too many people go around saying, Ill never get well. Ill never get out of debt. Its flu season. Ill probably get it. This marriage is never going to last. Then they wonder why they dont see things turn around. Its because theyre calling defeat into their future. Theyre calling in mediocrity. Dont let that be you!
When you wake up in the morning, no matter how you feel or what things look like, instead of using your words to describe your situation, use your words to change your situation. Make a declaration of faith by saying, This is going to be a great day. I have Gods favor. Hes directing my steps. When you do that, you are choosing to bless your future. You are calling in favor, increase and opportunities. You are opening the door for God to move on your behalf so you can live the abundant life He has for you!
A Prayer for Today
Father, thank You for the blessings You have prepared for my future. I submit my ways and my words to You. Help me to speak what You speak and keep me close to You. I give You the glory in all things in Jesus name. Amen.