Saturday, January 12, 2013

Start with one step...

I listened to a message titled "Stay on Track"* in which Bishop TD Jakes said:
"You can't get to the stage without the steps."

Ps 37:23 says - The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].**

God is clear on how He leads us - Ps 119:105 explains: Your word is like a lamp for my feet and a light for my path [it shows how life should be lived].***
(Emphasis mine)

Knowing the word of God does little to no good if you don't do anything about/with it.****

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with with a single step."***** Just one - not two...

In heading for the stage, be conscientious & consistent in taking one step at a time in faith. Martin Luther King Jr. put it so well: "Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."

Indeed, faith is the substance of things not seen.****** So get ready (read the word), set (stick with it) and go!




References:
* http://www.lightsource.com/ministry/the-potters-house/?gclid=CIjWkOTGqrQCFUZgMgodVF4AHw
** Amplified Bible
*** Expanded Bible
**** James 1: 22 - Do what God’s teaching says; when you only listen and do nothing, you are fooling yourselves [Be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deceiving yourselves]. (Expanded Bible) 
***** Lao Tzu
****** Heb 11:1 - Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  (NKJV)

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