Proverbs 3:24-26
When you lie down, you will not be afraid; Yes, you will lie down and your sleep will be sweet. Do not be afraid of sudden terror, Nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes; For the LORD will be your confidence, And will keep your foot from being caught.
The Holy Bible, New King James Version, (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, Inc.) 1982.

1 John 5:14-15
14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.
The Holy Bible, New King James Version, (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, Inc.) 1982.

The word confidence comes from two words: con, which means “with,” and faido, which means “faith.” The word confidence means living with faith. So when we live with confidence, it allows us to take advantage of opportunities and live an effective Christian life. Faith is important for successful Christian living. So how do we keep “running the race” and live with confidence when Satan is coming after us like a roaring lion? How do we press on and become the person Christ knows we can be in His power? First we trust the Word of God. Even though we don’t “feel” it, we believe with our heads, because He is our God. We repeat the Word over and over in our minds and repeat it out loud especially when we are discouraged or face difficult circumstances. And we never quit! It’s not who starts the race, but who finishes. So keep on believing, keep on reading, and keep on talking to God. Endure to the end. The answer to your prayer is just around the corner, don’t give up! Stop making excuses. “I’m too busy”, I’m too tired, and I don’t ‘feeeeel’ like it!” Everything around you will try and prevent you from moving forward for God, everything in this world is against you growing more spiritually sound, but remember 1 John 4:4, “He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” You can have confidence in Him!

Have a God Day!

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