ALWAYS REACHING FORTH TO THE NEW

The Word: Philippians 3: 12 (KJV)

12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

Dig Deeper:

Philippians 3: 13 – 14  (KJV)

13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Think about it

ALWAYS REACHING FORTH TO THE NEW
Still on Vision, Planning, Strategies, Goals, Timing

God loves the new…….How do we know?

Every 60 seconds, there is a new minute,
Every 60 minutes, there is a new hour.
Every 24 hours there is a new day,
Every 7 days there is a new week,
Every 4 weeks there is a new month,
Every 12 months, there is a new year.

Lamentations 3: 22
22 It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. 23 They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.

V23 – Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.  (NLT Translation)

God does not give us stale lovingkindness. He keeps it fresh. They are new every morning. Some rich men like fresh food. So each day’s meal has to be prepared fresh. That is what God does for us. So we should never stay on the old. We should always look forward to the next thing that God has in store for us. We should always be expectant, We should always be forward looking. Paul the Apostle made it an habit to always keep looking forward. God has many things in store for you this year. Would you dare dream and call them forth?

Nuggets: 
God wants us to expectant of the new….

Our memory verse for January 2018
Habakkuk 2: 2

And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

Let’s take a few moment to learn our memory verse for this month by heart. It can be memorised in 2 lines:
Line 1:  And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision,
Line 2and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

Once you say it a few times it will stick.

Prayer focus: Our prayers for the next level project: 
Let’s call forth the new today IJN. Let us pray for missionaries all over the world. Let us pray for grace, power, utterance, empowerment IJN 

On Grace: 
Masterlife Workbook: The Church is embarking on weeks of discipleship workbook study: Masterlife now on the 2nd workbook: The Disciple’s personality

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