It may be hard, but when we forgive but it takes us from being a victim to being victorious.
Read: Luke 6:35
“Love your enemies! Do good to them. Lend to them without expecting to be repaid. Then your reward from heaven will be very great, and you will truly be acting as children of the Most High, for he is kind to those who are unthankful and wicked.
You don’t have to like someone to love them.
Read: Matthew 22:37-39
37 Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
You won’t lack any good thing by trusting God.
Read: Psalm 34:8-10
8 Taste and see that the Lord is good.
Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!
9 Fear the Lord, you his godly people,
for those who fear him will have all they need.
10 Even strong young lions sometimes go hungry,
but those who trust in the Lord will lack no good thing.
Wait patiently for Him to act.
Read: Psalm 37:7
7 Be still in the presence of the Lord,
and wait patiently for him to act.
Don’t worry about evil people who prosper
or fret about their wicked schemes.
When you have faith to receive, you know there is no need God can’t supply.
Read: Philippians 4:19
My God will use his wonderful riches in Christ Jesus to give you everything you need.
When you are grateful despite what you do not have, you are truly content.
Read: Philippians 4:11-12
Not that I speak from [any personal] need, for I have learned to be content [and self-sufficient through Christ, satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or uneasy] regardless of my circumstances. 12 I know how to get along and live humbly [in difficult times], and I also know how to enjoy abundance and live in prosperity. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret [of facing life], whether well-fed or going hungry, whether having an abundance or being in need.
Trust the leaders God has placed in your life. Do not be difficult, instead support and obey their instructions. God will take care of the rest.
Read: Hebrews 13:17
17 Obey your spiritual leaders, and do what they say. Their work is to watch over your souls, and they are accountable to God. Give them reason to do this with joy and not with sorrow. That would certainly not be for your benefit.
Don’t dwell on the way things look. Looks can be deceiving.
Read: John 7:24
Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.
Rest is a priority. Make time to rest with Him today.
Read: Hebrews 4:6-7
So God’s rest is there for people to enter, but those who first heard this good news failed to enter because they disobeyed God. 7 So God set another time for entering his rest, and that time is today.
Today let’s bless and praise the one who created all things, including us.
Read: Colossians 1:16
for through him God created everything
in the heavenly realms and on earth.
He made the things we can see
and the things we can’t see—
such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world.
Everything was created through him and for him.