Keep going

Yesterday I did two things I’ve never done before. The water pressure in two of our sinks was very low so, I researched how to fix the problem and actually have good water pressure now. My son has an effects pedal for his guitar that needed soldering so, I researched tips on soldering and the pedal works now.

Stories of Michael Jordan’s and Thomas Edison’s success despite their failure rate are pretty popular in motivational and business publications. Just do a search for “Thomas Edison failure rate” and you’ll see what I mean.

Many of us give up when it comes to prayer. We pray and it seems like nothing happens. Jesus spoke a parable about persistent prayer in Luke 18. Look it up and you’ll see that even a wicked person will give in to a persistent petitioner. Our God is so much better than that. The problem remains that we often live by the motto, “I’ll believe it when I see it.” None of this will make sense to you without God’s help. His desire is that you believe. Don’t give up.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing;

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