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God's Man | Got's Got It pt.2

Worry is often borne out of fears that we have.Whether it is fear of success, failure, or accountability we worry about the consequences of our actions.I remember telling a superior that it was the fault of a co-worker that I was unable to meet a deadline.I was worried that I would be reprimanded so I quickly deflected blame elsewhere.I made no mention of the fact that I had procrastinated in asking for help from this co-worker.In the parable of the Tenants, which is in Mt 21:33-46, we see an example of this."Here's another story. Listen closely. There was once a man, a wealthy farmer, who planted a vineyard. He fenced it, dug a winepress, put up a watchtower, then turned it over to the farmhands and went off on a trip. When it was time to harvest the grapes, he sent his servants back to collect his profits. "The farmhands grabbed the first servant and beat him up. The next one they murdered. They threw stones at the third but he got away. The owner tried a…

Relax! God's Got It Under Control

A World Full Of Bad News, Crises, Negativity And StressHave you looked at the new lately?Have you ever noticed how hard it is to find good news?Do you ever wonder why that is?I understand that there is a lot going on, especially now, but come on.Can I get a break from the doom and gloom?We Are Constantly Being Hit With This AttackThe truth is we are under attack.There is a war going on out there.And the battleground is your mind.There is an enemy that wants control of you mind.He knows that if he has lost, he’s read the back of the book, but if he can delay then we will be rendered ineffective.I have determined in my life that his favorite weapon is distraction.Financial Crisis, Energy Crisis, War On Terror, ElectionsMy wife calls me a news hole, and she is right.I love to read the news.I love the research, separating the truth from the spin, and finding the link between seemingly unrelated stories.Election season is one of my favorite times.Some guys are excited by the Oly…