Life Apps - Part 3


Is life robbing you of the joy of life?

Push back / Fight back

There's no neutrality 

When Ahab got home, he told Jezebel everything Elijah had done, including the way he had killed all the prophets of Baal.  So Jezebel sent this message to Elijah: “May the gods strike me and even kill me if by this time tomorrow I have not killed you just as you killed them.”  1 Kings 19:1-2 NLT

Elijah was afraid and fled for his life. He went to Beersheba, a town in Judah, and he left his servant there.  1 Kings 19:3 NLT

When the circumstances of life get bigger and bigger, God gets smaller and smaller. 

Then he went on alone into the wilderness, traveling all day. He sat down under a solitary broom tree and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life, for I am no better than my ancestors who have already died.” 1 Kings 19:4 NLT

Then he lay down and slept under the broom tree. But as he was sleeping, an angel touched him and told him, “Get up and eat!”  He looked around and there beside his head was some bread baked on hot stones and a jar of water! So he ate and drank and lay down again.

Then the angel of the Lord came again and touched him and said, “Get up and eat some more, or the journey ahead will be too much for you.” 1 Kings 19:5-7 NLT

So he got up and ate and drank, and the food gave him enough strength to travel forty days and forty nights to Mount Sinai, the mountain of God.  There he came to a cave, where he spent the night.  1 Kings 19:8-9 NLT

Immediately after this, Jesus insisted that his disciples get back into the boat and cross to the other side of the lake, while he sent the people home.  After sending them home, he went up into the hills by himself to pray. Night fell while he was there alone.  Matthew 14:22-23 NLT

Your life moves to a better place when you move at a sustainable pace.
Tip One:  24 Hour Sabbath
Tip Two:  Sleeping Aids
Tip Three:  Quarterly Recharging

Rest is always associated with trust.

Evaluate...Is my current life-pace sustainable?