Continuing his discussion of discouragement in Chapter 1 of Overcoming, Pastor Steve Mays presents 4 key truths that are enabled by walking in God’s light (a clear conscience):
1. When our conscience is pure before God, we choose to believe that God is bigger than any problems we are experiencing.
2. We have the flexibility to adapt if God changes our plans or ministry direction, so that we continue to follow His will for our lives.
3. Glorifying Christ will be our #1 priority.
4. God establishes and sets us aside/apart to be instruments in His hands. He will begin to use us in powerful ways, something we are incapable of solely with our own strength. God will work out what He has begun.
2 Corinthians 1: 21-22: “Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.”