Listen to this devotion

Continuing to Train — Being Consistent

In the Word

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change (James 1:17).

Of the Word

In order to gain the most benefits from running, you must be consistent. If you run a few miles on Monday, but don’t run again until the next Monday, you will find that reaching your fitness goals will be hard. Work, family, illness, or weather may interfere with your plans, but carving out time to run consistently is important.

God knows something about consistency. In fact, from In the beginning, the first words of Genesis, to the last Amen in Revelation, God has been nothing but consistent. He always has and always will continue to condemn sin. He always has and always will continue to reach out with forgiveness and life to those stuck in sin. His words never change. And God sent Jesus, the Word made flesh, into the world demonstrating that He can be trusted because He always keeps His promises.

Walking with my Lord

Dear God, when I am frustrated by unfairness and injustice, help me to continue in prayer, knowing that You are just and good. Thank You for giving me hope. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

Mustard Seed: The Race of Faith. Author: Amanda Stacy, DCE. 10/28 ©2015 Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, 801 Seminary Place Ste. L010, St. Louis, MO 63105. Code: #40196

Unless otherwise indicated, Scripture quotations were taken from ESV Bible® (The Holy Bible English Standard Version®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Sign up to receive Mustard Seed Devotions by email