IN FOCUS: GENESIS 3
‘Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”
THINK ABOUT IT
What is your definition for failure?
How vigilant are you?
What makes you sad?
Why do you do what you do?
The famous 900 feet Eiffel Tower faced great oppositions ‘”We, writers, painters, sculptors, architects and passionate devotees of the hitherto untouched beauty of Paris, protest with all our strength, with all our indignation in the name of slighted French taste, against the erection … of this useless and monstrous Eiffel Tower … To bring our arguments home, imagine for a moment a giddy, ridiculous tower dominating Paris like a gigantic black smokestack, crushing under its barbaric bulk Notre Dame, the Tour Saint-Jacques, the Louvre, the Dome of les Invalides, the Arc de Triomphe, all of our humiliated monuments will disappear in this ghastly dream. And for twenty years … we shall see stretching like a blot of ink the hateful shadow of the hateful column of bolted sheet metal.” —Wikipedia
The father of inventions, Thomas Edison was tagged ‘“too stupid to learn anything. He had to try 1000 times to be a successful inventor
Nelson Mandela was imprison for 27 years for his opposition to apartheid. To note a few
The beginning of man faced the alluring ways of the world. The two first great creations, Adam and Eve, were deceived into not living their destined life. The system of the world would do all it can to be a stoppage to great purpose. It would suggest all necessary alluring ways as a substitute for the best in you but, you must be vigilant.
‘I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.’ Matthew 10:16
Your true you remains in you and you must prove it to the entire world regardless of the great oppositions you would face. Do not shun oppositions, they are there for you. Opposition is the great bridge between the great and mediocre.
vigilance is not just to know what will make or mar you but also to know how to handle what will make or mar you
Matthew 10 LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA 1 PETER 5: 8-10