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My New Year's Resolutions...

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1.Continue to PRAY each morning.  The acronym ACTS helps me when I pray.  Adoration-Confession-Thanksgiving-Supplication.  Under the Supplication (asking) part I always ask for wisdom, guidance and protection.  2.Continue to BELIEVE that He is in control. If I ever doubt that fact I reread the story of Elisha   Our God is an Awesome God! 3.Continue to have HOPE for the future, but realize that action is required. Hope and prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering, or giving; they are supports for all other efforts. 4.Continue to have FAITH but realize that faith is not a substitute for hard work. The countless stories in the Bible show us that God’s leaders didn’t grab a rocker and wait…they got busy. 5.Continue to STUDY my Bible and learn as much as I can about how those who encountered difficult times in the past dealt with those adversities. Joshua, Nehemiah, Hezekiah, Deborah, Esther, Ruth, Elisha, etc. etc. etc. all “did the right thing” with the knowledge …