Change is inevitable, and growth is optional!
When we think of our goals and desires for our lives, growth is a big part of us achieving them. This is because growth is required when we reach beyond ourselves for something more.
However, growth is not only optional; growth isn’t easy. The adjustments we make, the habits we need to change, and the habits we need to add result from intentionality. Because of this, growth can seem too hard, but the truth is fulfillment and contentment come through God changing us and helping us to grow!
So, we must choose to grow!
We decide, and God gives us the grace and ability to do it. We take the step, and God shows us the path for us to take. We choose it, and God helps us do it.
The question is, how do we do this?
The Bible gives us an insight into growth and longevity.
“But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon. 13. For they are transplanted to the Lord’s own house. They flourish in the courts of our God. 14. Even in old age, they will still produce fruit and remain vital and green. 15. They will declare, “The Lord is just! He is my rock! There is no evil in him!”Psalms 92:12-15.
Notice the significant points of this passage as we choose growth.
First, the Godly flourish.
When we are connected to Jesus, we will flourish. This is a part of being a Christ follower. Serving Jesus is choosing to thrive in life through Him.
Second, being in His house causes us to flourish.
Being a part of a local church is powerful. This is Godly and profound, which is why the enemy is trying to get us to unplug from the church.
There is church hurt, but we can’t afford to let that stop us from growing. We must choose healing, unity, life change, and His plan through the local church.
I encourage you to stay plugged in, get in and choose to be part. Healthy churches aren’t trying to get something from you; they’re trying to help God come through you!
Third, longevity in life and in growth.
When we choose growth in being a part of God’s house, we’re promised longevity in life and in growth. This is our promise, so when we do what He says, we can have what He has.
We will grow and stay fresh in growth. So it’s not only longevity but it’s vitality and health too.
Isn’t this what we want? Of course and this is our hope and promise when we choose growth.
So, will you choose growth?
Be a part of what God is doing and He’ll bless what you’re doing. Be a part of His church and flourish. Be a part of His church and grow. Be a part of His church and be blessed.
God is the blesser. Our part is to choose it. God is the answer. Our part is to receive Him.
Choose growth, it’s the best way to live!
Have a great week and the best is yet to come,