COMMITTED // JULY 29, 2020
When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralyzed man, “Son, your sins are forgiven.”
Jesus saw the faith of the men through their actions. They carried their friend. They climbed on top of a house. They dug through the roof. They lowered their friend to Jesus. They fully expected Jesus to heal their paralyzed friend. They were all in! They were committed!
Commitment isn't an emotion. Emotions go up and down. and are often expressed as, "I'll do it if I feel like it." Commitment doesn't work that way. It's a quality that enables us to reach our goals. When you're committed, you'll find a way.
Read through these statements describing commitment and journal about the one that resonates the most with you. Let's be determined and committed people who demonstrate our faith through our actions!
- Doesn't depend on gifts or abilities.
- Comes as the result of choice, not conditions.
- Is proven through adversity.
- Lasts when it's based on values.