How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

| Written by Andrew Wommack | If you haven’t been touched by all the negativism in the world in recent months, then you haven’t been paying attention. Often, it seems like each side in politics is just tearing the other one up and talk show hosts only give us the worst-case scenarios. We live in a fallen world in which we are constantly bombarded with negativity. Add to that natural life, where people experience sickness and relationship problems, and the pressure in this world could totally defeat you. However, we need to realize that we can maintain a positive attitude no matter what is happening in the world. In Scripture, Jesus talked about end times. He said wars and suffering would increase (Matt. 24:6–7, Mark 13:7, and Luke 21:9), and people would cry out for “peace and safety” (1 Thess. 5:3), but instead earthquakes and other terrible things would occur. In Matthew 24:10–12, Jesus says: And then shall many be offended, and shall betray...
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Are You Satisfied with Jesus?

Are You Satisfied with Jesus?

| Written by Andrew Wommack | The night before Jesus’ crucifixion, He told His disciples that they knew where He was going and how to get there. Thomas disagreed with Him by saying they didn’t know where He was going, and therefore, they couldn’t know the way. Jesus responded by saying, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father but by me” (John 14:6). He went on to say that if they had really known Him, they would have known the Father also, because seeing Him was seeing the Father. Philip responded, “Show us the Father and it will satisfy us” (John 14:8). Philip’s statement deserves closer examination. Philip wasn’t completely satisfied with Jesus. Although he had witnessed Jesus perform miracles that no one had ever done before, speak as no one had ever spoken before, and love Philip as no one had ever loved him before, that wasn’t enough. He wanted something more than Jesus before...
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