Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Don't Just Survive... THRIVE!


“I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.”John 10:10
When I read the above verse I wonder sometimes how I can do more than just survive. Jesus tells me that He not only came to give me life, but that I can have life more abundantly. How can we have abundant life when there is so much pain and suffering all around? Our prayer lists are longer than our praise list, so how can we live abundantly when so many of us are barely surviving?
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8 comments:

Denise said...

This was a totally awesome post, love you.

He And Me + 3 said...

Praise God for the abundant life He gives us!

Beth in NC said...

Wonderful post my friend!

Susan said...

Praise God for the ABUNDANT life we have in Him.

I want to THRIVE!!!

This was just great♥

luvmy4sons said...

Thrive! Yes. We have abundant life in Him! Sometimes I think it might be a choice! Spmetimes we have to choose to LOOK and FIX our eyes on Jesus...then no matter what we can thrive alive in Him!

Laurie Ann said...

Girl, that was good. I'm praising the Lord for abundant life! Happy WFW!

Mariposa said...

First off, I have to stare at the title...it fired me up! Thanks very much!

And thanks for sharing, I felt like being just prayed over...I feel so much better and light.

On your post above this one...I will be back here to read more as I have a chronic illness myself.

I LOVE your songs...so LOVE it!

Alexis said...

What a wonderful post! Thanks for sharing Michelle... have a beeeeautiful day!