Amazement is becoming excited and emotionally aroused to marvel in a way that can quickly turn to dread by something so awe-inspiring or astounding that we find it hard to believe or accept.
Renewal is related to our becoming altered in change.
Renewal is required in order to cause us to line up not only with His purposes but to become that exact representation of His image and likeness before He releases us unto nations.
This is from a teaching series Dr. Aikens did entitle "Decisively Dedicated." The first post is a look at "Dedicated, "committed, not just submitted." When our perspective towards our calling or purpose is “it’s just what I do,” then veracity and excellence will not be what we strive to attain because we are settling for so much less, for God and from God. And if we don’t change our attitude, we will become ambivalent and indecisive about a need to invest ourselves to reach our maximum potential within that calling or purpose. And that is a problem. Ambivalence & Indecisive Ambivalence Ambivalence is when we have opposing attitudes, values, or thoughts coexisting in us at the same time. Ambivalence is being uncertain or indecisive as to which course to follow. As an attitude, ambivalence will hinder the preparation for excellence…
Gazing can keep us stuck but we can choose to be done and rise above.
God is able to make us stand when we feel stuck.
The chains that bound us can change us as we look to God to set us free.
The faithfulness of God is our comfort when we feel stuck.
When we remain stuck no matter how good or capable we might still look in the process we are still a weak link in life or business.
This post is from the revelatory teaching notes that Dr. Aikens taught in a Bootcamp. Posted by Rev. Jane Babich after attending the Bootcamp. Psalm 46:10 Psalm 46 God is our refuge and strength; a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns. The nations rage, the kingdoms totter; he utters his voice, the earth melts. The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah Come, behold the works of the Lord, how he has brought desolations on the earth. He…