Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 4

Each of us will at one time or another fail the LORD, and when we do, usually it will be because we have taken our eyes off Jesus. What a perfect time for Satan to tell us that we are finished and our future is destroyed! That is not God’s message to us. One ofContinue reading “Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 4”

Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 3

Failure Is Not Fatal IF… We learn and grow from our failures. Take advantage of your failure! Don’t waste it; learn all you can from it. Every bitter experience can teach us something. How did you learn to ride a bike? You got on and you fell off, over and over. Falling was painful butContinue reading “Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 3”

Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 2

Failure Is NOT Fatal IF . . . We remember that God’s love and forgiveness are not dependent upon our success. No matter how you have failed, no matter what sin you have allowed into your life, the Savior who died for you still loves you. He loved you and died for you when youContinue reading “Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 2”

Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 1

Peter’s tale of failure scares us. It seems too close to our own, sometimes. However, Peter’s story can encourage us when we realize what we can learn from it. Jesus told Peter that after he had denied Him, he would return to the truth, and that then he was to encourage his brethren. (Luke 22:32)Continue reading “Failure Is NOT Fatal . . . IF – Part 1”

Failure Is NOT Fatal!

Last week I watched a children’s spelling bee. The children had practiced for weeks. Several broke down when they were eliminated. Mothers comforted them, dried their tears, and assured them they were not failures. Jobs! Marriages! Children! Friends! Failure can feel never-ending. It can make you want never to show your face again. We fear failureContinue reading “Failure Is NOT Fatal!”