Isaiah 41:10 “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.”
I received in my inbox today a very special offer. It was for the ultimate body fat loss elixir. It promised “by taking this amazing elixir, you will melt away all of the underlying body fat that plagues your protruding belly.” Amazing!!
All of us have been confronted with magical and mystical potions and pills. I love the infomercials when I can’t sleep. For us as believers, God has prescribed a genuine elixir formula for strength:
Ingredient #1 – God instructs us to not be afraid. We feel fear when we find ourselves alone. God tells us He is always by our side. We are never alone. Remove fear and add confidence that God is by your side.
Ingredient #2 – God says that we are not to be discouraged. The opposite of discouragement is to have a positive vision for today and tomorrow. God says we are to not be discouraged because He is our God. He is committed to us today and tomorrow. He will never not be interested in you.
We all need our vitamin today. We need to mix an elixir of confidence with a positive attitude about today and tomorrow. If we do so, the Bible tells us that we will access the strength of God.
Remember, you can’t just look at the elixir on the shelf, and somehow it leaps to your mouth. It takes discipline and purpose just like it does to cultivate a great prayer life.
Take your Elixir. Discipline it every day, and access the strength of God all day long.
Have a blessed day!