The two brothers are opposite sides of the same coin. While the younger son thought his identity was lost by his bad works, the older thought his identity was preserved by his good works. Both were wrong. Identity is independent of works. Identity is a matter of grace.
All execution must come from a place of wonder – staying connected to the Father’s heart. We must not get so busy this year that we lose our wonder for the one we serve. We must, like children, remain in awe.
We will now share our vision board for 2021, and as the Holy Spirit leads you, hold fast to any or all of the words, promises and instructions we received for this year!
Excellence and holiness must become synonymous to us. We excel not only in our work, but in acts of charity towards our neighbours. Daniel stood before Kings. So did Abraham, Moses, Joseph, Paul and Jesus. They could not have done this if they did not strike the right balance between inward character and outward actions.
Truth is the daughter of time. If we knew it all, there would be no need for faith. We know in part, for God alone is all-knowing. We must be content in paths He chooses to reveal whilst trusting Him to lead us through paths unknown.
This is the appetite of excellence.
Excellence makes you valuable no matter where you are! Daniel was purposely put at crossroads, knowing he would choose his life! Now that is some serious excellence goals right there. Can your excellence make you so predictable that it becomes your vulnerability?
If God were to interview you for the job of working His Kingdom, would you pass the test? Join us as we study Daniel, one of the few well-known biblical characters about whom nothing negative is written. His life was characterized by faith, prayer, courage, consistency, and lack of compromise.
We’re wishing you all a happy new year on the first of February because we lowkey know January was a trial month right? yes or yes! And NOW that we’re all fully subscribed to the year that is 2019, I bid you welcome…
Are you serious enough about holding fast to God that you would cut off anything that prevents you from doing so? Are you serious enough about abstaining from every form of evil that you would go to great lengths to tear it out and throw it away?
When Paul told the brethren in Thessalonica to “prove all things; hold fast that which is good,” it was groundbreaking advice, and it is more needful than ever for the Church of God in these end times! We have to test our beliefs individually and as a community, continually and rigorously against the only standard that counts—the Bible (Acts 5:29).