It Is Not Good To Have Zeal Without Knowledge (Proverbs 19:2)

Before I start, what is zeal? 

According to Google feedback, Zeal is great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective.

Maybe one of the most important things we can do to grow in spiritual maturity is to find the right things to get passionate about. We can get riled up about some of  the most inconsequential issues. 

We can get wildly passionate about everything from sports to chocolate pie. But zeal, passion for an issue, must be achieved to spiritual wisdom and understanding. We can get worked up over something and completely miss the will of the Lord because we we’re blinded by our own passions. While I want zealous people around me, I want then to be zealous for God’s things and for the kingdom issues. 

When you have zealous people around you, you feel the positive vibes, motivation and energy to move forward.  Let us today cloud our surroundings with zealous people. 

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Expressing Vs Impressing: Repost

By: Anabel Geneta-Raymundo

This article is sponsored and repost from one of the greatest inspirational writer of our time Anabel. Thank you for your continious contribution to change in humanity. 

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved: Loved for ourselves, or rather, Loved in spite of ourselves.-Victor Hugo

Perhaps you have heard a lot of deliberations about this issue-a topic which might throw you for a loop.

Overwhelmed by the increasing attention I got so far, I would like to retell my purpose why I have started my blog which some of you might have already read.

Honestly, I had been the type of person who cared much about others’ opinions and attentions. When I was younger, I would study hard to get high grades just to gratify my parents’ persistent wishes.

Growing up, I learned that to be loved and accepted, one must live up to the standards of the world. This may involve compromising your individuality -your sense of self.

Needless to say, the continuous pursuit for recognition and approval was annoying. So finally I had enough of that practice and I started to change my mindset toward things.

I write not impress but to express.

If it works to me then definitely it will work to thousands out there who struggle expressing themselves.

Basically, when you try to impress, your actions and speech become stifled. Every word or sentence has to be likable to those persons you are trying to impress. When everything fails, you become disheartened and unresponsive. The truth is, if you won’t deviate from it, you will be permanently stuck in a continuous cycle of disappointments.

In contrary, when you express you are just being yourself without inhibitions. When someone discards your ideas it will be easier to accept. It doesn’t kill you anyway.

It is a fact that we differ from one another. We are all born unique-it means that we have different skills, talents, likes, dislikes, and styles-which marks us special.

What is appealing to me may not be appealing to you, the same with what is important to you may not be valuable to me. Having fewer followers, likes, and comments doesn’t make you a lesser person or writer, let’s just say that your interest may not be the interest of many.

You should not adjust to conform to the standards of this society. You have your own story to tell and they are inspiring and exceptional. Let the world see them.

Once again, I’m not trying to influence your writing style or purpose. You have your own free will to do or write whatever pleases you. Remember that no one else is in charge of your happiness, but you.

Surrender Your Will To God (Colossians 1-21:22)

So many people reject God because of the things they do not want to give up for Him. They may couch it in an intellectual argument, but quite often they do not want to surrender their will to God because it will mean giving up something they love that is in conflict with the character of God. Many evangelists know that intellectual arguments will win this kind of person to the truth. Instead, they must come to know Jesus and His sacrificial love for them before they are able to realize that God’s demand for holiness in them is because he is their ally, not their enemy. 

Back then in my life, I use to run an entertainment blog. A blog where I post a lot nudity, semi nude pictures, and promos that makes my blog rich with followers and traffic. I don’t know what God is actually planning to do with my life. One day I just thought of it and realize I had to give up this blog. It was like a source a source of income to me but I decided I had to. It took me a lot of time to think and don’t want to give it up for God to come into my life.  But one day I decided to delete the blog, I opened this blog;  motivated and free. Right now I feel so blessed and full with joy when I post on this blog knowing that is going to touch someone’s life out there,  who don’t feel inspired or motivated to move on in life and to sacrifice the life they are living now to God. 

Prayer: Holy and Almighty God, I praise you for your love and holiness. That k you for demonstrating both by sending Jesus to save me. I regret the times that I saw your desire for holiness to be too demanding or harsh. I thank you for loving me enough to not only save me in Jesus, but also to call me to a holy life under your protection and care. In Jesus name. Amen!