Jesus said, “Seek, and you will find” (Matt. 7:7, NKJV), and this is especially true of excuses. If you are looking for an excuse, you can always find one. Excuses are a penny a pound, plentiful and cheap. God does not buy them and neither should you!
We become extremely creative when we want to make an excuse. Our excuses can often sound very noble and even spiritual at times. We use excuses to fool others, but they are especially effective at helping us to fool ourselves.
My friend, God has a wonderful plan for your life, and He invites you to partake of it, but excuses are a dangerous enemy that can keep you from possessing what God has for you. I have seen how excuses have kept so many wonderful people from realizing their God-given potential. This is a great tragedy because life is so short, and time wasted can never be recovered.
Knowing God’s will and fulfilling it are two entirely different things! The reality is that many people already know what God has called them to do. But they never achieve all that God has given to them to accomplish. And they never enter into the fullness of the blessings God has prepared for them because they comfort themselves in disobedience and laziness through excuses.
Examine your own heart to see if you are justifying things that are keeping you from walking in the fullness of what God has for your life and then, throw them out. No more excuses in Jesus name!
This is Daniel Kolenda
encouraging you to live before you die.
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