IAM Passionate

IAM Passionate

Passion is a great word, but I think people have an idea of what it is, but rarely experienced true passion in their lives. Maybe little blips in excitement, or just a phase of their life when they were younger.  Maybe some people believe passion is for kids, but when you grow up, life is about being practical

People have large and extravagant weddings. They seem like the perfect couple , only to get divorced a short time later. And their reasons? “I fell out of love?”

How many times is passion squashed out because of a road block or obstacle?
What was described as a minor setback in the beginning is the excuse or reason for why something was never finished? I been there too.

Let’s take a look at the example of passion that Jesus lived out for us:

Hebrews 12:2 We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne.

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“Passion is the degree of difficulty we’re willing to go to achieve the goal.”

Jesus had passion for us.
Knowing how hard the middle part was going to be, but he still chose the cross, because of the joy awaiting him.

I don’t see too much about touch feely emotions when we think about this definition of passion.
I see a decision, a choice, a determination.

I think about those WWJD bracelets: What would Jesus do?
He is our champion, the one who has started our faith
And also the one who perfects our faith.

Passion should lead to emotion, but emotion alone isn’t enough to help you make it through.
But Faith to know the outcome is going to be perfect according to God’s beautiful will.
That Faith is what bring emotion to choose the right thing.

So if the pattern of you life has been jumping from thing to thing, and a history of unfinished projects, make a choice today. Even if your heart has been hurt by a past life of unfulfilled dreams.
Make a choice to be a finisher
Ask Jesus to help you find true passion.
Ask God to fill you with visions and dreams
IAM focused on Jesus
IAM still in the process of perfection
IAM Determined
IAM Unwavering
IAM Passionate
IAM a Visionary
IAM a Dreamer

IAM Calm

EXODUS 14:13-14 NLT But Moses told the people, “Don’t be afraid. Just stand still and watch the lord rescue you today. The Egyptians you see today will never be seen again. The lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.”

Imagine facing the biggest challenge you have ever faced in your life. Now, run this conversation over in your mind. God speaking to you. “Yo Bro/Sis! Sit back. Watch me work. I will fight for you. Keep Calm”

BAM. God does his thing and destroys the Egyptians. You sit back and watch it. Replay over and over again for every situation that happens in your life.

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Keep Calm was invented by God over 2000 years ago by the King of Calm!

I want to encourage you to reset our perspective in who we are, and who our God is. Then what problems, sins, bondage, evil, issues, illnesses , challenges, opposition can defeat us? NOTHING!

Friends, keep calm. Be still. Take a chill pill.

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Let God do the heavy lifting.

Live in the truth!

IAM Calm
IAM Confident
IAM Victorious

Be awesome today!
Be amazing!
Be powerful!

IAM Victorious

PSA 18:29 NLT In your strength I can crush an army; with my God I can scale any wall.

Only in God’s strength, I am victorous.
Only through the power of God, can I crush ANY army
With My God, I can scale any wall.

What walls? What armies can stand against us now?

None!

There are so many ways the world thinks is the way to overcome.

But the only way is through the counter cultural way of Jesus.
Truly loving people more than yourself.

PSA 18:33 NLT He makes me as surefooted as a deer, enabling me to stand on mountain heights.
Imagine being surefooted like a deer.  Like a rugged animal that can climb any mountain, and go to the top of heights and peaks.
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Only Jesus will allow us to do that.

And not just to sustain you to barely survive.  But to crush ANY ARMY! No Wall is too high! No mountain too rocky or tough to get to the heights.
IAM Victorious because of Jesus

IAM Strong in his Love
IAM a deer on a high mountaintop
IAM more than a survivor
IAM a conquerer!