Forget Yesterday’s Failures, Press On Today, Envision Tomorrow’s Victories!
“Not that I have… already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me… Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me…”
( Philippians 3:12-14 )
In the Athlete’s gym, disciplined body-training with perseverance turns today’s crushing weights into next year’s normal workout routine.
In the Christian’s life, disciplined spirit-training with perseverance turns today’s crushing trials into next year’s routine challenges.
Press on today, my friend. God allows trials into our lives to serve as instruments for our character development, and as environments in which we can practice and learn how to walk in step with the Holy Spirit.
“… whenever you face trials of many kinds… the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”
( James 1:2-4 )