#308 – Stand Firm

Good morning those who are standing firm

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labour in the Lord is not in vain.

Sometimes we need a bit of tenacity in life. We need a determination that we will not be moved from the things of God. We need to let nothing move us off course. We need to make every effort to stand firm in our faith and in our walk with God.

Spiritual maturity doesn’t just happen; it takes intentionality. Finishing the race that God has marked out for us doesn’t just happen; it takes an “I will not give up!” attitude. When things are tough, we need to dig deeper and run into God who is our anchor in the storms. When life is going great, we need to be thankful to God for His goodness and abundant grace.

One of the ways to do this is to always give ourselves fully to the work of the Lord. It’s too easy to get distracted and disengaged and this opens the doors to negative voices, doubt and criticism. God has a master plan and you are part of it. The Church is part of His plan and we are a part of it. When we are involved in the work of the Lord (whatever it is and wherever it is that God has called us to