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Enjoy and be blessed by the Word of God!

Pastor Jordan Wong - September 2, 2018

Paddle Out

Paddle Out

What are you avoiding? One of the main reasons that we turn to distractions and procrastination is that we want to avoid pain and difficulty. Rather than do the hard thing in front of us, we’ll turn to other activities or thoughts that are unproductive or possibly even destructive. The temptation of instant gratification and temporary pleasure often pulls us away from doing the hard work that might be temporarily painful but ultimately beneficial. Jesus took the hard path forward and did not avoid facing pain, rejection, and heartbreak. He did this not because he enjoyed pain but because He knew what was on the other side of it. The Bible says that “for the joy set before him he endured the cross.” (Hebrews 12:2) We will be looking more at this passage this Sunday and will discover how it inspires us to keep focused and move forward in our lives. Instead of making decisions based on avoidance we can proactively focus on the joy set before us in Christ and live in freedom!

Scripture References: Hebrews 12:1-13

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