Mess to Masterpiece

Mess to Masterpiece

From Mess to Masterpiece: God is Committed to Me

God is committed to me and my journey from mess to masterpiece. God is more committed to me than I am to myself. God will give me everything I need for my journey from mess to masterpiece. The journey is hard and sometimes I stay in the mess, but God wants to move me along. Discouragement comes when I think I am missing something I need. Philippians 4:19 states: And my God will meet all your needs according to the…

From Mess to Masterpiece: Overcome Spiritual Dryness

We have to learn how to deal with the dry seasons, with the droughts. When we might not feel close to God, it’s important to press on and know that we will get out of the doldrums when we focus on God. Psalm 63:1 states: You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water. There are many causes of…

From Mess to Masterpiece: Understand Your Mess

Life is messy because of our sinfulness, foolishness, and bitterness. To get out of messes, we must be committed to change. The Bible’s word for change is repentance. The manner in which the church uses this word has added a negative connotation to it, but it’s in fact a very positive word.

From Mess to Masterpiece: Prayer

Life is messy. We should take our problems to Jesus first in prayer. He is not only capable of helping us, but desires to help us.

From Mess to Masterpiece: Perseverance

We need perseverance. Courage gets us going, purpose gives us direction, and perseverance keeps us going because life is hard and doubts are inevitable. We don’t get into messes quickly and we don’t get out quickly either, so we need perseverance.

From Mess to Masterpiece: Purpose

We have to live with purpose if we want to go from mess to masterpiece. Lack of purpose is why people are stuck in the mess of their lives. The right purpose, not the right circumstances is the key to moving from mess to masterpiece.

From Mess to Masterpiece: Courage

If we want to make progress, we need to be courageous. Courage is the ability to do something even though it is dangerous very difficult or frightening. First, you must believe in something and have convictions, more than own safety, happiness, comfort. Courage is not the absence of fear, but acting through the fear, which we can do because God is always with us. Joshua 1:6-9 states: Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I…