Little Things Birth Large Opportunities

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“Worry is like a rocking chair; it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.”  Erma Bombeck

“There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do the little things.”  Dwight L. Moody

Luke 12:7 AMPC

“Indeed the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not be afraid; you are far more valuable than many sparrows.”

# 1       Understand and control your aggravation scale.

“If you have a job without aggravations, you don’t have a job.”     Malcolm Forbes

Ecclesiastes 2:15 in the New Kings James Version says:

Catch us the foxes, The little foxes that spoil the vines, For our vineshavetender grapes.”

1 Corinthians 6:2 in the Contemporary English Version says:

“Don't you know that God's people will judge the world? And if you are going to judge the world, can't you settle small problems?”

“What you feel spiritually. I think a lot of that has to do with it. If you have no spiritual life, chances are everything is going to aggravate you, you're going to fly off the handle at everything and that's what I did in the past. I've kind of got that under control now.”  Mike Ditka

# 2       Be Willing To Stretch.

Acts 4:30 NLT

“Stretch out your hand with healing power; may miraculous signs and wonders be done through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”

“I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.”  Arthur Conan Doyle

# 3       Ride The Emotional Flow Of Your Life.

Quotes by George Forman

“I get up in the morning looking for an adventure.”

“The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.”

“That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.”

Mark 11:23 TLB

“In reply Jesus said to the disciples, “If you only have faith in God—this is the absolute truth—you can say to this Mount of Olives, ‘Rise up and fall into the Mediterranean,’ and your command will be obeyed. All that’s required is that you really believe and have no doubt!”

# 4       Declare War on Personal Weakness.

Romans 8:26 AMPC

So too the [Holy] Spirit comes to our aidandbears us up in ourweakness;…”

Philippians 4:13 ESV

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”

2 Corinthians 12:9 AMPC

“But He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you [My lovingkindness and My mercy are more than enough—always available—regardless of the situation]; for [My] power is being perfected [and is completed and shows itself most effectively] in [your] weakness.” Therefore, I will all the more gladly boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ [may completely enfold me and] may dwell in me.”

# 5       Leaving Unsaid What Needs To Be Said.

Proverbs 21:23 GWT

“Whoever guards his mouth and tongue keeps his soul from troubles.”

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.”  Sir Winston Churchill

“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”  Harriet Beecher Stowe

# 6       Dealing with what you’d rather not

Luke 9:62 MSG

“Jesus said, “No procrastination. No backward looks. You can’t put God’s kingdom off till tomorrow. Seize the day.”

Hebrews 13:21 AMPC

“Strengthen (complete, perfect) and make you what you ought to be and equip you with everything good that you may carry out His will; [while He Himself] works in you and accomplishes that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ (the Messiah); to Whom be the glory forever and ever (to the ages of the ages). Amen (so be it).”

Psalm 32:8 ESV

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.”

Ezra 10:4 GWT

“Get up! It’s your duty to take action. We are with you, so be strong and take action.”

# 7       Keep Your Promises

Psalm 50:14 CEV

“I am God Most High! The only sacrifice I want is for you to be thankful and to keep your word.”

Numbers 32:23 NLT

“But if you fail to keep your word, then you will have sinned against the Lord, and you may be sure that your sin will find you out.”

Proverbs 11:3 AMPC

“The integrity and moral courage of the upright will guide them,

But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.”

Numbers 30:2 CEV

“When one of you men makes a promise to the LORD, you must keep your word.”