Praise In Troubled Times
The final thing you must do to obtain victory in troubled times is you must enter a life of praise and thanksgiving. Hebrews 13:15 gives us some insight to the praise life. It says, “By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.”
Not Moved By How You Feel
The fourth thing you’re going to have to do to obtain victory in trying times is you’re going to have to get control of your emotions. Emotions are feelings caused by either pleasure or pain that are designed to move you in a direction. As believers, we are not to be governed by our emotions or to make decisions based on our emotions.
Get Your Mouth In Gear
The third thing you’re going to have to do to obtain victory in trying times is you are going to have to get your mouth in gear. That simply means you are going to have to speak words of faith that are in line with God’s Word.
You Must Choose
Once you have made the Word of God final authority, the second thing you must do in a pressured situation is you must make a decision. For example, the Word says you don’t have the spirit of fear.
The Final Authority, The Final Say
The first thing that you must do in a pressured situation is you must make the Word of God final authority regarding your situation. Matthew 8:5 says, “And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.
Victory In Troubled Times
As a believer, there is no place in the Bible that exempts you from experiencing pressure. I know some people don’t like to hear that, but it is simply the truth. 1 Peter 5:8 tells us that we have an adversary in Satan.
NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT
The most successful people I know are people who value the Word of God above everything else. They have made the reading of it, the study of it, and the application of it the number one priority in their lives. God told Joshua in Joshua 1:8, "This Book of the Law shall not depart from your...