But God applauds this position. Hebrews 11:6 says, ‘ But without faith, it is impossible to please God…’. Hebrews 11 is described as the ‘hall of faith’. A chapter specially dedicated to God’s affirmation of beautiful people who exercised faith, took phenomenal risks and broke glass ceilings, and pleased God.
Series 1: The Genesis Principles
An exploration of God's leadership principles, as seen in Genesis 1
Before we share the stories of men, let’s discuss the story of when there was only God, His account of how it all began, and what it teaches us. It’s the story of dreaming and achieving. Desiring, working, getting.
The key qualities of these four creatures must come into play in leadership. The visionary power of the eagle, the strong territorial management of the lion, the strength and work ethic of the bull, and the creativity of man.
No doubt. He must have come off an international flight. The stoniness of face spread through his rigidly held body and told his story without any more words. Your guess is as good as mine. He was forced out of wherever he was trying to eke a living without ‘papers’.
Ever seen anyone get chicken ready to be cooked? When I was growing up, it was one of my kitchen duties to do this. After the chicken is killed, you pluck off its big feathers. Soon, you will find a set of smaller ones you need to scrub off.
The human obsession with ‘achievement’ and ‘success’ has everything to do with the fact that achievement of dreams is a God THING. And God points to the road map for achieving dreams in the opening story of His Bible. He tells His own story about how He did it.