Don’t Feel Strong Enough?

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Such confidence we have through Christ before God. Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. 2 Corinthians 3:4-5 (AMPC)   Do you ever feel like you don’t have what it takes? As believers, we often place high expectations on ourselves. We think that we need to do it all, be everything to everyone, and do it all with a smile. First of all, we need to realize that God …

Turn Pressure Into A Positive

Leon Fontaine Devoted

We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert for whatever God will do next. Romans 5:3-5 (MSG)   Ever feel weighted down by the pressure you face? Pressure isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it can be a good motivator. However, pressure can become a destructive force if …

God Turns Things To Good

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Don’t you see, you planned evil against me but God used those same plans for my good, as you see all around you right now—life for many people. Genesis 50:20–21 (MSG)   When something bad happens to you, it can shake your faith. You may even find yourself questioning what you did wrong to deserve it, or you might start to wonder if God orchestrated the tragedy to teach you something. Meanwhile, nowhere in the Bible does it say that …