2 Corinthians 11:25 “Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;”
2 Corinthians 11:26 “[In] journeyings often, [in] perils of waters, [in] perils of robbers, [in] perils by [mine own] countrymen, [in] perils by the heathen, [in] perils in the city, [in] perils in the wilderness, [in] perils in the sea, [in] perils among false brethren;”
…From yesterday…
I have met several believers who believe Jesus is the healer, Jesus is the miracle worker, Jesus is the provider but who cannot boldly say, Jesus is my healer, Jesus is my miracle worker and my provider. Some don’t even know if they’re still born again or not! They don’t even know if being born again is actually a real experience or just the imagination of their pastor!
I have met believers who are not sure they can take authority over the devil and contrary situations. They’re not even convinced they can cast out devils, demonstrate the power of God, bring him into their situation and so on and so forth.
Friend, all great men and women in history were all men of great convictions. You will never get to your promised land if you’re not convinced about the promised land. In the same vein, you can’t persevere and endure hardship without conviction.
The last thing I want us to consider from the life of Paul that made him dogged is what I call the power of focus.
One thing that keeps a man dogged through the blows of life is the ability to keep looking at that singular purpose and conviction without wavering. Hear Apostle Paul again:
Philippians 3:13 “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but [this] one thing [I do], forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,”
To be continued…
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