THE SIN SOLUTION ...WE MUST EMBRACE OUR PAST, DEAL WITH IT, GIVE IT TO GOD AND RELAX, BECAUSE WHETHER WE DO OR NOT WILL MOST CERTAINLY BECOME A BIG PART OF THE SUCCESS OR FAILURE OF WHAT HAPPENS IN OUR FUTURE. WE HAVE GOT TO GET PAST THE PAST AND MOVE INTO THE FUTURE OF THE SUCCESS OF GOD'S WILL ...IF WE HAVE MORE FAITH, LESS FEAR, LESS STRESS, MORE LAUGHTER AND MORE LOVE, THEN WE WILL BE MORE MENTALLY, PHYSICALLY, SPIRITUALLY, SOCIALLY AND EMOTIONALLY STABLE AND HEALTHY AND THAT IS A SCIENTIFIC FACT ...THAT'S A MENTAL HEALTH SUCCESS FORMULA FOR SURE. GOD'S ACTIVITY WILL HAPPEN IN OUR LIVES IN SPITE OF US WHEN WE "GIVE THE PAST TO GOD"... The Bible says, "forgetting those things which are behind" (Philippians 3:13), The Bible says, "Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us" (Hebrews 12:1), and think on these things ...The Bible says, "Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; IF THERE BE ANY PRAISE, THINK ON THESE THINGS" (Philippians 4:8)... and the Bible also says, "press on toward THE MARK for THE PRIZE of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 3:14). NOW THAT IS A SERIES OF SCRIPTURAL PHRASES TO REMEMBER. I always take it a step further by saying "don't let your past control you, instead, embrace it and give it to God, because it will most certainly become a part of the success of your future". WE HAVE GOT TO GET PAST THE PAST AND MOVE INTO THE FUTURE OF THE SUCCESS OF GOD'S WILL ...HOW? ... 1.) the Bible says, "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me" (Philippians 4:13). :))) And ... 2.) the Bible says, "My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4:19). And we must never forget to ... 3.) the Bible says, "Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things will be added unto you" (Matthew 6:33). The Bible says, "Delight thyself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart" (Psalm 37:4). The Bible says, "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, lean not on thine own understanding, in all thy ways acknowledge Him and He will make thy paths straight" (Proverbs 3:5, 6). NOW THAT IS THE "SIN SOLUTION", THE "MENTAL HEALTH SUCCESS FORMULA" TO SEEK. :)))
The Bible says, "For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth, and making it bear and sprout, and furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater; So shall My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to me empty, without accomplishing what I desire, and without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it" (Isa. 55:10-11). The Bible also says, “All of scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training and instruction in righteousness. That the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work” (II Timothy 3:16).
Do you want to grow? Read God’s Word daily. Do you want to walk by faith? Read God’s Word daily. Do you want peace, purpose and meaning? Read God’s Word daily. If you read God’s Word daily, your life will never be the same. If you really want to save time in your day, take the time to read your Bible and pray daily! Read God’s Word daily and you will never look back.
Want to participate fully in the activity of God our King? READ GOD’S WORD DAILY AND PRAY. AMEN. It is the MIND-RENEWAL’ source that will help keep you in His will, “THAT WHICH IS GOOD, ACCEPTIBLE AND PERFECT” (Ro-mans 12:1-2). THE MORE GOD IS IN CHARGE, THE LESS WE ARE, AND THAT IS THE TRUE MEANING OF “THE GOOD LIFE”!
10 years ago, in 2008, we stepped out into full-time ministry. It was a big step to quit all other work options and focus on working only for God and by faith, financially. But when we did, God confirmed for us that this was what we were supposed to do. While praying together one morning, our son Zach, age 15, sat straight up and said, “I feel like I’m supposed to tell you something… ‘keep your hands sturdy on the plow, don’t look down, and you will prosper!’”.
Shortly thereafter, Reverend Tim, his wife Diane, their adult children, Andrew and Melissa, Reverend Harry, and his son Eric, laid hands on Molly, Zach, Grace and I, calling us into the pastorate. We had already formed a board for non-profit status and started meeting regularly with several other families. To date, as we’ve continued from that point forward through activities like martial arts, camping, theater, music, tournaments, demonstrations, daily Bible read, Facebook journal, community service, Marriage and Family Growth and Mentoring Retreats, and other activities... countless souls have come to know about Jesus Christ, been baptized, got an “Imagine” book and received Bibles.
As we have grown our ministry, God has continued to give us the tools to do so. We continue to implement God’s Biblical Design in everything we do, “keeping our hands sturdy on the plow”. It has been a real thrill to participate in, and watch, the activity of God take place on a daily basis in our lives, our ministry and the lives of those around us.