Philippians 1:6 (NASB) For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
don’t have to wait until we have it all together. We don’t have to hang our heads in shame
because we aren’t perfect. We are all
works in progress. Jesus Christ has
begun to work in all of us who have accepted Him as our savior. He already knows that we can’t succeed in our
matter where you are in your Christian walk (even if you are crawling), you
have everything you need in order to be what God wants you to be. The seeds were planted when you surrendered
your life to Christ. The good work began
with that decision, and as the ground is cultivated, the seeds get watered, and
the weeds get plucked up, you will grow in Christ.
your heart is willing, you will mature in your walk with the Lord. As the good work grows, the bad habits
drop. As you hunger and thirst after
righteousness, the desire for things of this world will dissipate. Don’t get discouraged when you find yourself
slipping backwards into carnality. We
all have our struggles. God has the
perfect solution: repent, ask for forgiveness, seek His guidance in getting back
on the straight and narrow.
all, don’t compare your Christian journey with anyone else’s. What you need may not be what the next person
needs. Share your testimony of what God
did for you, but don’t make it a road map for someone else. The same good work Christ began in you, He
began in them as well. It doesn’t matter
if you got saved yesterday or 30 years ago, Christ is still perfecting the good
work in all of us. Let’s encourage one
another wherever we may be on this journey.