Lord, Jesus Christ, thank you that every good and perfect gift comes from you, the King of kings and Lord of lords. You have promised that, if I commit whatever I do to you, then you will cause my plans to succeed. My success will come from aligning my plans with your will. Let me hear your voice clearly as you give me wisdom and guidance. Remind me that success is not found in the world but is found in you. Now may you, the Lord of all, give me success at all times and in every way. In your mighty name, Amen.
Watch Sermon Below: The Gift of Tears by Dr. Cynthia Hale
God has amazing plans for our lives. He created us to have goals and dreams, to continually reach for more in our life in Christ.
When God gives you a dream, it’s like becoming pregnant: you conceive (think or imagine) a vision or idea of the “new thing” He’s planned for you. Then, after conception, you go through a season of “pregnancy”—a time of growth and preparation for your dream to become reality.
In the beginning, when you’re making plans to live out your dream, it’s exciting and easy to be enthusiastic about the process. But those emotions can’t be the driving force of your determination because they will subside over time. Ecclesiastes 5:3 AMPC says, For a dream comes with much business and painful effort.…