2024-04-21 10:30:00


These two words, Excuses and Regrets try to keep us from entering into our destiny. Excuses are things that we say to justify ourselves when we dont want to do something. Regrets are feeling of sadness about a missed opportunity or regretting a mistake made. Fear is defined as the cause of excuses. Fear of failure. God does not respond well to excuses. Because anything, He has asked us to do. He has given us the power to do it.  We have excuses Im busy Im not feeling good, no time to do it, no money to go, but what does God say, thats whats most important. We will do what God has prepared for us. In our life, we will never regret it. All missed opportunities will come around again.  He is the God of many chances.

Psalms 107:10 Some of us once sat in darkness, living in the dark shadows of death.

We were prisoners to our pain, chained to our regrets. TPT

Proverbs 6:11 By making excuses you'll learn what it means to go without.

Poverty will pounce on you like a bandit and move in as your roommate for life. TPT

Job 36:17 And here you are laden with the guilt of the wicked, obsessed with putting the blame on God! MSG

Ex 3:11 And Moses said to God, Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?  AMP

Ex 3:12 God said, I will surely be with you; and this shall be the sign to you that I have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God on this mountain [Horeb, or Sinai].   AMP

Ex 4:13 He said, "Oh, Master, please! Send somebody else!"  MSG

Ex 4:10 And Moses said to the Lord, O Lord, I am not eloquent or a man of words, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; for I am slow of speech and have a heavy and awkward tongue.  AMP

Ex 4:11 And the Lord said to him, Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the dumb, or the deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? Is it not I, the Lord?  AMP

Acts 7:22 So Moses was educated in all the wisdom and culture of the Egyptians, and he was mighty (powerful) in his speech and deeds. AMP

Judg 6:15 Gideon said to Him, Oh Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Behold, my clan is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house. AMP

Judg 6:16 The Lord said to him, Surely I will be with you, and you shall smite the Midianites as one man. AMP

Jonah 3:9 Who can tell, God may turn and revoke His sentence against us [when we have met His terms], and turn away from His fierce anger so that we perish not. 

10 And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God revoked His [sentence of] evil that He had said that He would do to them and He did not do it [for He was comforted and eased concerning them]. AMP

Jonah 4:1 Jonah was furious. He lost his temper.

2 He yelled at God, "God! I knew it when I was back home, I knew this was going to happen! That's why I ran off to Tarshish! I knew you were sheer grace and mercy, not easily angered, rich in love, and ready at the drop of a hat to turn your plans of punishment into a program of forgiveness! MSG

Jonah 4:11 So, why can't I likewise change what I feel about Nineveh from anger to pleasure, this big city of more than a hundred and twenty thousand childlike people who don't yet know right from wrong, to say nothing of all the innocent animals?" MSG

LUKE 14:16 He said to him, a certain man was preparing a great feast and invited many.

17 When it was time to serve the dinner, he sent his servant to urge those who were invited to be on their way without delay since everything was now ready.

18 And, as if speaking with one voice, they all declined the invitation. The first one said, I bought a field, which needs my urgent attention; you will have to excuse me.

19 Another one replied, I bought five sets of oxen, which I now have to test. It is not convenient for me at this time to attend, would you please excuse me.

20 And yet another said, I have just gotten married; I won't be there.

21 When the servant reported their remarks, the news aggrieved the master of the house who then urged him to go as fast as he can and crisscross the town squares and the narrow lanes between the buildings and bring the beggars, the infirm and disfigured, the blind and the cripple into the house.

22 The servant returned and said, it's done as you have ordered and there is still room for more.  

23 Then the master told him to go into the roads and search every nook and cranny, find them behind every hedge and barrier and compel them to come in "and fill my house to the brim".   MIRROR

LUKE 9:59 He said to another person, Why don't you accompany me! The man responded, I will eventually once I no longer need to take care of my father and after Ive buried him.

60 Your mission is to awaken people out of their spiritual slumber with the good news, not to bury them! There will be enough others to bury the dead.

61 Another candidate said, I will first have to manage my responsibilities at home.

62 Jesus replied, Once youve engaged the oxen and the plough, then your focus on the line of the furrow does not allow any distraction! MIRROR

ROM 1:20 God is on display in creation; the very fabric of visible cosmos appeals to reason. It clearly bears witness to the ever present sustaining power and intelligence of the invisible God, leaving mankind without any valid excuse to ignore him. MIRROR

Jer 1:6 Then said I, Ah, Lord God! Behold, I cannot speak, for I am only a youth

7 But the Lord said to me, Say not, I am only a youth; for you shall go to all to whom I shall send you, and whatever I command you, you shall speak.

8 Be not afraid of them [their faces], for I am with you to deliver you, says the Lord. AMP

Gen 3:12 And the man said, The woman whom You gave to be with me she gave me [fruit] from the tree, and I ate.

13 And the Lord God said to the woman, What is this you have done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled (cheated, outwitted, and deceived) me, and I ate.  AMP

Isa 50:7 And the Master, God, stays right there and helps me, so I'm not disgraced. Therefore I set my face like flint, confident that I'll never regret this. MSG

Hos 13:14  Shall I intervene and pull them into life? Shall I snatch them from a certain death? Who is afraid of you, Death? Who cares about your threats, Tomb? In the end I'm abolishing regret, banishing sorrow, MSG

Luke 6:35 "I tell you, love your enemies. Help and give without expecting a return. You'll never I promise regret it. Live out this God-created identity the way our Father lives toward us, generously and graciously, even when we're at our worst.

36 Our Father is kind; you be kind. MSG

Luke 18:29  "Yes," said Jesus, "and you won't regret it. No one who has sacrificed home, spouse, brothers and sisters, parents, children whatever  

30 will lose out. It will all come back multiplied many times over in your lifetime. And then the bonus of eternal life!"  MSG

Rom 10:11 Scripture reassures us, "No one who trusts God like this heart and soul will ever regret it."   SMG

2 Cor 7:10 Distress that drives us to God does that. It turns us around. It gets us back in the way of salvation. We never regret that kind of pain. But those who let distress drive them away from God are full of regrets, end up on a deathbed of regrets.  MSG

1 Peter 2:6 The Scriptures provide precedent: Look! I'm setting a stone in Zion, a cornerstone in the place of honor. Whoever trusts in this stone as a foundation will never have cause to regret it. MSG

Hag 2:4-9  "'So get to work, Zerubbabel!' God is speaking. "'Get to work, Joshua son of Jehozadak high priest!' "'Get to work, all you people!' God is speaking. "'Yes, get to work! For I am with you.' The God-of-the-Angel-Armies is speaking!

5 'Put into action the word I covenanted with you when you left Egypt. I'm living and breathing among you right now. Don't be timid. Don't hold back.'

6 "This is what God-of-the-Angel-Armies said: 'Before you know it, I will shake up sky and earth, ocean and fields.

7 And I'll shake down all the godless nations. They'll bring bushels of wealth and I will fill this Temple with splendor.' God-of-the-Angel-Armies says so.

8 'I own the silver, I own the gold.' Decree of God-of-the-Angel-Armies.

9 "'This Temple is going to end up far better than it started out, a glorious beginning but an even more glorious finish: a place in which I will hand out wholeness and holiness.' Decree of God-of-the-Angel-Armies."   MSG

1 John 2:28 And now, children, stay with Christ. Live deeply in Christ. Then we'll be ready for him when he appears, ready to receive him with open arms, with no cause for red-faced guilt or lame excuses when he arrives. MSG