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Unmoveable and Unstoppable
Did you know that when God created man He created Him to be unstoppable? When I say unstoppable what I mean is a person who could never be stopped, never be beaten, and never be destroyed.
This is God's intent, but in order to be unstoppable you have to be unmovable. It is in the unmovable arena that many of us fall short. In the USA, we live in a transient society which means that we move a lot. People change jobs frequently, move from place to place, and even change churches frequently It is not necessarily a bad thing to move around, but it does have an affect on how we operate spiritually. When, in our natural lives, we move frequently we are more pron to be moved spiritually also.
In Acts 20:24 we find the Apostle Paul saying the following:
"But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy..."
The Apostle Paul reached a point where the things that he faced in this world did not move him. The key to not being moved and thereby being unstoppable is not counting your life dear to you. When we consider the things that move us, we are typically moved by how that thing will affect our life.
We all want to be comfortable, we all want to do the things we like and not do the things we don't like. Since we typically gravitate toward the things that we find enjoyable, it is in this pursuit for what pleases us where we actually become movable. We will never achieve the unstoppable life that God intend for us if we are moved by the circumstances and events that are presented to us during the course of our life. If we are going to finish our course then we must adapt this unmovable lifestyle.
In the book of Psalms (112:6-8) we find the following:
"Surely he will not be moved forever...He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord. His heart is established, he shall not be afraid..."
Notice that his person is not afraid of bad news because he has a fixed heart. Many Christians are moved when bad news comes. Fear rises up in their heart and they have a difficult time trusting in the Lord. The reason is because they do not have a heart that is fixed.
When our heart is fixed our trust in the Lord will not waiver. It is in this place that we become unmovable because we see each problem as an opportunity that moves us closer to the fulfillment of our life.
Jesus has prepared a phenomenal place for us in heaven. There is nothing in this temporary life that compares to what we have prepared for us eternally. Don't allow things to move you no matter what the cost will be. God created you to be unstoppable, but you have to get your heart fixed. Don't sell yourself short because God has a lot planned for your life!