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Preparing for the New year: 2019

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Don’t waste the momentum that comes with the season.

14 Then God said, “Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons, and for days and years;
our society is about to enter into the gym season.
After three months or so of telling you to pamper yourself, advertisers are going to push us into gym memberships and radical change.

I’m against guilt driven Change.

I think that guilt driven change is driven by a high amount of emotional pressure.
I am for change. change is the only way that we are able to grow.
here i can only state my own experience. the emotional change is often not a lasting change.
I am for change, but I’m for spirit empowered change.
Psalm 32 NKJV
A Psalm of David. A Contemplation. 1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit. 3 When I kept silent, my bones grew old Through my groaning all the day long. 4 For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was turned into the drought of summer. Selah 5 I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I have not hidden. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” And You forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah 6 For this cause everyone who is godly shall pray to You In a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters They shall not come near him. 7 You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah 8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye. 9 Do not be like the horse or like the mule, Which have no understanding, Which must be harnessed with bit and bridle, Else they will not come near you. 10 Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he who trusts in the Lord, mercy shall surround him. 11 Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; And shout for joy, all you upright in heart!

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Psalm 32:8 NKJV
8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.

God wants to guide you, will you let Him?

How do I Let Him?

take some time to be honest with yourself.
what are some recurring issues in your life and relationships?
yes take some time to think honestly. do a rigorous inventory.
After having done a rigorous inventory, take it to the Lord in prayer.
Start looking @ the themes that come up after praying.
then sit down and put pen to paper to develop a strategy for change.
find a friend to bounce things off of.

in the midst of all of this rigorous Honesty remember you are a gift from God.

Psalm 139:14 NKJV
14 I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.
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