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Topic: Press Toward The Promise [Joel and Victoria Osteen’s Devotional 18 August 2019]

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE:

“…imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” – Hebrews 6:12, ESV

TODAY’S WORD:

Are you feeling discouraged about something you’ve been asking God for? Focus on the fact that through faith and patience, you will see God’s promises come to pass in your life. Understand that the enemy always fights the hardest when he knows you are closest to your breakthrough. He’d leave you alone if he thought you were going to live in mediocrity. If you keep pressing on toward your promise, through faith and patience, you will get there.

Don’t be like the Israelites in the Old Testament who were right next to the Promised Land when they talked themselves out of it. They said, “There are giants in the land. It’s too difficult.” No, don’t look at the obstacles in your life today. Lift up your eyes because you serve Almighty God. Follow the example of Abraham who believed God even when his circumstances looked impossible. Remember, God rewards the people who seek after Him. Stand in faith and keep believing as you press toward the promise. Trust His Word, trust His timing, and trust that your answer is on its way!

PRAYER FOR TODAY:

Heavenly Father, I come to You today choosing to believe Your promises. Fill me with Your faith and patience to press through to victory. I give You all the glory in Jesus’ name. Amen.

From Joel Osteen Ministries.