Stretch Yourself with Lesson 12
Reversing the Curse: Head to Heart Guide
Name the people in your life whose lives are impacted by you through the choices you are making and the way you are living. Let their direct connection to you motivate you!
Church members _____________________________________
Now make an imaginative list of people you haven't even met whose lives might be impacted by you - for better or worse! (Examples: the hurting, lonely, needy or lost.)
Seek to find motivation in this for toughing it out when the going gets tough. Make a very short list of the very best motivations and keep it with you or beside your bed - so that when the alarm goes off, you will know why it is important to you to get up and be faithful.
Be sure to include living for the Lord in some way that holds real meaning for you - Jesus is our highest and greatest motivation! For instance knowing Jesus better was at the top of St. Paul's list of motivations (Philippians 3:8).
My very best motivations (beyond myself) for sticking with the Lord and His ways: