Show Some Staying-power!

“For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory” (2 Corinthians 4:16-17).

Many people give up too soon in the pursuit of their aspirations when they’re faced with daunting opposition. They get overwhelmed by the challenges they have to confront and come to the premature conclusion that God probably didn’t intend for them to attain those dreams. “If God wanted me to accomplish this goal, He wouldn’t put me through so much difficulty” they would say. But this statement is mostly borne out of a misunderstanding of God’s Word.

You see, when God asks you to do something or go in a certain direction, it doesn’t mean there won’t be adversaries in your path. Indeed, you’ll…

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