You Have Been Planted

Again, another timely word from Joel Osteen in my email and I wanted to share it with you.  May God bless you and keep you, strengthen and bless you and grant you peace that surpasses all understanding, in the precious name of Jesus, Yeshua Ha’Mashiach.  – Briggie ^i^

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE

“Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain”
(John 12:24, NKJ)

TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria

We all face difficulties and challenges in life. But you have to remember, as a believer in Jesus, you have the life-giving seed of Almighty God on the inside of you. When you go through disappointments or tough times, you may feel like you’ve been buried. You may feel like you’re in a dark, lonely place. You may feel like it’s the end, but in reality, it’s only the beginning. The fact is, you haven’t been buried; you have been planted. That means you’re coming back. And not only are you coming back, but you’re coming back in increase, better and stronger than before.

In those tough times, you’ve got to draw the line in the sand. Make a declaration, “This difficulty is not going to bury me. This loss, this disappointment, this injustice is not going to cause me to give up on my dreams. I refuse to live in self-pity. I know I am a seed. That means I cannot be buried. I can only be planted. I may be down, but it’s only temporary. I know I’m not only coming back, I’m coming back even better than I was before!”

A PRAYER FOR TODAY

Father in heaven, thank You for filling me with Your life-giving seed. I choose today to focus on the potential for my future. I know that I will overcome every obstacle by Your power that is at work in me. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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One thought on “You Have Been Planted

  1. Thanx for the refreshing word man of God. I have been praying to have a house of my own but to no avail. Even if I have not bought yet, I have been refreshed by the message, “Its only temporaray” I will have it.
    Thank you.
    Frank kalemba
    Zambia, Africa.

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