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Once a failure, always a…

72409506479213917_hXOrEUnr_cSeven failures in a row do not make you a failure.

Just ask George Washington. He lost seven successive battles but won the war. He was voted president of the newly formed United States of America. His revolution inspired freedom movements among colonies in both Americas (North and South).

imagesDid he kick himself for mucking up when he became famous for retreating? Did he grovel with feelings of inadequacy? I don’t know. What I do know is that he continued fighting until he won. Place no time limits on God. If things don’t work out well now, they may later. Don’t despair, just keep plugging away!

Every time you fail, you’re one step closer to the formula of success!

re-Ver(sing) Verses

Philippians 4:13 - I can do everything through him who gives me strength.

 I can do everything through him who gives me strength.

Philippians 4:13 | NIV (1984) | Other Versions | Context


I like Philippians 4. I think plenty of people do. The book of Philippians, though short, was likely written when the apostle Paul was imprisoned to encourage and comfort the Church of Philippi in this harsh time. Philippians 4 consists a number of short verses that, though short in length, are deep in significance. Easy to memorize, easy to remember, easy to keep in mind, easy to recite when in times of need. Like many of other verses in Philippians 4, I’m sure Philippians 4:13 is a favourite verse of many, and very commonly quoted amongst Christians ever since Paul wrote it.


This verse is so short and so well-known that it seems unnecessary to analyse it anymore. At times when it seems like we can no…

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