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Today's Word with Joel Osteen - May 22, 2014 [Devotional]
Email ^ | 5/22/14 | Joel Osteen

Posted on 05/22/2014 6:25:04 PM PDT by Vision

Pull Up Your Stakes and Press On

Today's Scripture

“I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:14, ESV)

Today's Word from Joel and Victoria

Are there some tent stakes in your life that you need to pull up so you can press forward? Maybe you’ve stopped in a temporary place, and it’s time to keep going. Maybe you’ve gotten comfortable and decided that your dreams are never going to come to pass. Your health is never going to improve. I’m asking you to pack up your tent, gather up your belongings and start moving forward. You may have taken a temporary delay, but that’s okay. That didn’t stop your destiny. Today can be your new beginning. God is breathing new life into your spirit. He has greater victories in front of you!

Remember, the first place we lose the battle is in our own thinking. If you don’t think you can be successful, then you never will be. If you don’t think you can overcome the past, meet the right person or accomplish your dreams, then you’ll get stuck right where you are. You’ve got to change your thinking. God said no good thing would He withhold because you walk uprightly. Get rid of a negative, defeated mentality. Make room in your thinking for the new thing God wants to do, pull up your stakes and let God lead you in to your promised land!

A Prayer for Today

Father, thank You for empowering me to pick up from this temporary place and move forward toward the dreams and goals You have for me in Jesus’ name. Amen.



TOPICS: General Discusssion; Theology; Worship
KEYWORDS: osteen
"Debate of any kind is not appropriate on a devotional thread. They are closed, i.e. to be treated as if they are occurring behind the closed doors of a church." -Religion Moderator
1 posted on 05/22/2014 6:25:04 PM PDT by Vision
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To: appleseed; bbernard; bigjoesaddle; BlueAngel; Brad from Tennessee; C. Edmund Wright; Ciexyz; ...
'Today's Word with Joel Osteen' Ping!

"Pull Up Your Stakes and Press On"
2 posted on 05/22/2014 6:25:33 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Are there threads where stuff like this CAN be debated?


3 posted on 05/22/2014 6:28:54 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Bryan24

Would be nice but I’d bet it would degrade into shouting matches.


4 posted on 05/22/2014 6:43:21 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Bryan24
Maybe you could repost it?
5 posted on 05/22/2014 6:47:54 PM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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