The challenges of 2014 have been great, yet there have also been great victories that outweigh any of the negatives of this year. Take all of the lessons learned; good and bad, and use them as your spiritual curriculum for 2015. You thought that you would not make it, yet you still stand and you still thrive. Yes, you have some wounds, injuries and punctures but the enemy of your soul has not prevailed.
The days ahead will still have challenges, but recognize where your strength and help came from since the beginning of the year. It came from Christ. Christ the ruler of heaven and earth. Christ, the redeemer of mankind. Christ, the forgiver of sins and transgressions. Christ, the one who can speak one word and revolutionize your life. It is Christ who is, who shall be our everlasting help and support.
A New Day is Dawning, know that it will not always be like it is right now. There will not be any challengeless days, but you will experience more victories ahead. Yes, you will be tempted, but you will prevail. You will come short of His glory, but you will be forgiven. Yes, you will struggle, but the struggle will build up your spiritual muscles.
Hold on! Don't give up! A New Day is Dawning.
- Kevin M. Jackson, M.A., M. Div.
- Kevin M. Jackson, A 1994 graduate of Savannah State University with a B.S. degree in Biology and a Masters degree in Urban Education from Norfolk State University and a Masters of Divinity from Liberty University. Elder Jackson is a Chaplain in the United States Navy. He worked as a Science educator for over 14 years. Mr. Jackson is the author of two books; When God Speaks and Life Lessons For My Sons. He is the father of Ephraim, Elim and Elisha and several spiritual sons. Elder Jackson is married to Nila Nash Jackson.