.. It’s interesting what the Lord will bring to you if you pray for others.. Took some time this morning to really dive into my students list of prayer requests in class, one of which was to stay focused… This is what He gave me..
Usually our struggles can’t be overcome until we are challenged on them, and in the time of uneasiness, we then make the decision to choose differenetly than we have in the past, and our struggle then becomes our victory.
Many times I believe we think that victory over a specific issue in our life is synonymous with saying I’m no longer going to be lazy, at the time of the test, but life, or God rather, gives us quizzes and assignments all the way up to the test.
Sometimes I think we believe we know when the “test” is.. But without us knowing the future, we shouldnt put to much stake into what we’ll do when we get there, our focus should be on what we do here that will directly affect there.
Realize a test is coming, tests that extend beyond the classroom, that have far greater weight than the physics exam, tests that determine the quality of your character and the essence of the man or woman you are becoming. Tests that actually effect how you handle that physics exam, because without focus, there’s no way you’ll be able to study, and grasp the information.
I believe society has seemingly put so much weight on the academic prosperity of our youth, what good will it be to have a lazy, selfish, immature, unorganized “smart person”. Qualities of a noble character should come before the quantitative method…
James 2:14, 18 - Faith without works
Colossians 3:23-24 - Do unto the lord
Hebrews 12:1 - run the race before you, lay aside the weights