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DREAMS TAKE FAITH AND PATIENCE
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for,
the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
- FACE THE ___________ WITH _______________
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 (ESV)
When you have faith, you don’t have to deny reality.
- LOOK ____________ YOUR ____________________
“We fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen [the problem] is temporary, but what is unseen [God’s power] is eternal” 2 Corinthians 4:18 (NIV)
“Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 (NIV)
What you focus on shapes what your reality looks like.
- DON’T STOP _______________
“If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Matthew 21:22 (NIV)
Believe that nothing is impossible with God.
- ___________ ON AND _____________ GOD’S _____________
“For the vision is yet for the appointed [future] time It hurries toward the goal [of fulfillment]; it will not fail. Even though it delays, wait [patiently] for it will certainly come; it will not delay.” Habakkuk 2:3 (AMP)
In the silence listen for God’s whisper.
- DON’T LET ____________ TALK YOU ______________
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3 (ESV)
“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Philippians 4:8 (ESV)
Don’t talk yourself out of it, talk yourself into it!
- _______________ YOURSELF WITH PEOPLE WHO ________________
I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well. 2 Timothy 1:5 (ESV)
- DON’T JUST ________ THROUGH IT, ____________ THROUGH IT
2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:2-4 (NKJV)