TOPIC: Don’t Settle for Less-Than
“So Moses told the people of Israel what the LORD had said, but they refused to listen anymore. They had become too discouraged by the brutality of their slavery.” – Exodus 6:9, NLT
TODAY’S WORD WITH JOEL OSTEEN 12 JANUARY 2022 DAILY DEVOTIONAL
When Moses first gave the people of Israel the promise that God would deliver them from slavery in Egypt and give them the Promised Land as their possession, they were too beaten down and discouraged to believe. Instead of rising up in faith, they wanted to remain settled in their slavery, to remain victims rather than become victors.
What God has for you is way too important to settle for less-than. Not settling may mean going back to school and getting the training to bring out your talents. It may mean developing a business plan, meeting with mentors, and researching what you need to bring about that goal. It may mean joining a support group to help break the addiction. It may mean putting more effort into your marriage, taking more time for the person God gave you to love. It may mean joining a gym, taking walks at night, being proactive to get in shape. You’ll be amazed where you will be in ten years if you don’t settle.
A PRAYER FOR TODAY
“Father, thank You for the great and precious promises You have given me that will lead me to my best life possible. Thank You for the hope and encouragement You provide through Your Word. I refuse to settle for less than what You’ve promised. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.”
Joel Osteen Devotional 12th January 2022 | Wednesday Message | Today’s Word with Joel & Victoria Osteen Message. Joel Scott Osteen is an American pastor, televangelist, and author, based in Houston, Texas. Osteen has been called the “most popular preacher on the planet” and is often listed as one of the most influential religious leaders in the world.
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Dear God, I come to You in the Name of Jesus. I admit that I am not right with You, and I want to be right with You. I ask You to forgive me of all my sins. The Bible says if I confess with my mouth that “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in my heart that God raised Him from the dead, I will be saved (Rom. 10:9). I believe with my heart and I confess with my mouth that Jesus is the Lord and Savior of my life. Thank You for saving me! In Jesus’ Name I pray. Amen.
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