On “filter” and faith. Practice taking a minute to think before you speak. The more you do it, the more it will become a habit. You’ll be surprised how joyful you, and those around you, will become. Our blog for this week, “Your Words Make A Lasting Impression,” by guest blogger Pam Horton.
We fear the unknown, and we think somehow our anxieties will hold those proverbial monsters at bay, as if worrying hard enough will make us stronger—as if we, not God, are in control. But the Bible offers a way out when anxiety threatens.
Persistence in prayer isn't about God caving to our whims like He's some permissive parent. No, persistence is a lesson for us, His kids. It shows we are all-in, that we are willing to depend on God for everything in our lives, that we understand and acknowledge He alone can grant us our desires.