Confined for Growth

No steam or gas drives anything until it is confined. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.

— Harry Emerson Fosdick —


How focused, dedicated and disciplined are you?  As these three attributes grow, so grows your ability to not only achieve your God-Purpose but to expand it.

There are four types of people in the world:

1. Those who make things happen.

2. Those who watch things happen.

3. Those who ask, “What the heck just happened?”

4. Those who do nothing but bitch about everything that happens.

In which category do you spend most of your time?

Growth is all a matter of focus, dedication, and discipline.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27, “24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. 26 Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. 27 No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.”


1 Corinthians 9:24-27

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