I have come to the place in my life that, if the assignment I sense God is giving me is something that I know I can handle, I know it probably is not from God. The kind of assignments God gives in the Bible are always God-sized. (Henry Blackaby, Experiencing God)
Courageous Obedience 1.They continued to proclaim the gospel of Christ. 2.They rejoiced to suffer disgrace for Christ.
“Consider it pure joy…whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:2-4)
Obedience is not a momentary option … it is a die-cast decision made beforehand. (Nate Saint)
“Everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” (2 Timothy 3:12)