It doesn't matter how you started.

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope” Jeremiah 29:11, ESV.

“Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace” Psalms 37:37

God has promised you a bright future. He’s promised you a peaceful end. It doesn’t matter how your story began, you can trust that it will not end the same way. He has promised that everything will work together for your good because you love Him and are called according to his purpose (see Romans 8:28). Your life will not end the same way it began.

Are you listening?

Your life may have began in darkness, but it will end bright and victorious. It may have began in sin and filth, but it will end in beauty and glory. God specializes in turning things around as we keep walking. We may not know how He does it, but somewhere along the way, He goes to working in our lives, in our hearts, and in the hearts of those around us, and before we know it things have changed and shifted in our favor.

Are you listening?

Don’t worry about how you started out in your journey. Don’t worry about how God is going to do it for you. Don’t feel ashamed about your beginning. Trust in God’s divine ability to change our course. Just go about your day to day life while He works. You will look up and see. You will be pleasantly surprised at how He has done it again.

Prayer. Yes, Lord. I hear you and I receive these special words right into my heart. Thank you for blessing me with a promise. No matter how I started, you will bless my ending. My day will end blessed. My story will end blessed. My life will end blessed and victorious. You have the final say in my life. You are sovereign. Help me go about my day trusting in you to work everything out for my good. I love you, Lord. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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29 thoughts on “It doesn't matter how you started.”

  1. Thank you God for your words and your plans for my future I was truly blessed by this devotion this morning Thank you hallelujah glory with a Smile πŸ™‚ God is work hallelujah again

    1. Thank you Heavenly FATHER! In feel your peace surrounding me right now. I also feel convinced about my victory. I know your justice will provail. And I will see your solution tob this problem. Thank you for word. Amen!

    2. Praise God tha nk you Jesus for loving me thank you for this day for new morning great is thy faithfullness

  2. Thank you God for the reminder that the difficult time my family is enduring right now will not be our final outcome. Help us to remain positive and to praise you every day, and remind us to love and lift up each other. Amen

    1. Hallelujahhhhhh!! Thank U for reminding me Lord, especially on Today. Let everyone in the house Lift eachother up in a peaceful and respectful manner!…for our Trust is in JESUS NAME! AMEN.

    1. Thank you Jesus! I believe that you are able Lord. Your word do not return unto you void. “Glory be to God”!

  3. God I thank you and I praise you for your promises to us! Romans 8:28 is one of my favorites!

  4. What a relief to know Father that You will finish what You have started! So many times we want to help You, then in our flesh we mess up and cause Your plans to be postponed and slowed down. But Your word is the truth, it’s not by might not by power but by my Spirit says the Lord. So what is our part? Not to grieve or quench the Holy Spirit but to submit to it. To allow God to have His way no matter how difficult to submit and not wanting to force our will in the matter. This takes courage and means we have to go against our comfort zone. Jesus knows our weaknessess and sympathises with us. He continuously interceeds for us and encourages us with His love. What an awesome Father we have Hallelujah!

      1. So true, forgive me Holy Spirit, You are a person and I love You so much, was typing so fast not realising what I was doing! Thankyou for bringing it to my attention! Was feeling something was not right! God bless you!

  5. Hello all my sister’s in Christ Jesus Amen to the devotion this morning. It’s a blessing to know that God is there in the beginning and the end,he has great plans for our lives all we have to do is trust him. Ladies it is sooooo good to that our Lord cares for and loves us sooooooo very much.Father,thank you for loving me and to know my ending is greater than my beginning. Love you Ladies,and as always have an Amazing Day!!!

  6. Thank you father I may not know when or how but I know the feelings of loneliness and not being loved Won’t last long for u will not let my story end the way it began I pray for patience and understanding as you work allow me to remain faithful and be obedient in this time thank you father for your grace and your mercy and all your glorious promises. Thank u father I love u amen

  7. Thank you God for working all things according to my good. Thank you for this word today. I will be looking to see what you are going to do. Thank you Jesus.

    1. It’s like this was sent from heaven!! I thank that angel he has sent my way, My Lord works in many misterious ways. Thank you lord!

  8. Thank you Lord. God I give you praise. Thank you for speaking directly to me. You heard my cry. I Love you Father. Thank you DOTK, that you allow God to use you for such a time as this.
    May God bless each of you.

  9. Habakkuk 3 vrs 17 “Though the fig tree may not blossom, nor fruit be on the fig vines; though the labor of the olive may fail; And the fields yeild no food; Though the flock may be cut off from the fold;And there be no herd in the stalls; Yet l will rejoice in the lord. I will joy in the God of my salvation. The lord God is my strength. He will make my feet like deer’s feet like, and He will make me to walk on my high hills”. Amen!!!!!

  10. Thank You Jesus! I needed this message today. I will keep moving while You work it out Lord. Keep me Lord and I will continue to hold on to You with dear life. I love You and I know You love me. Give me Lord, Your powerful Grace and Strength. Protect me and guide me. I will continue to call upon Your name at all times. There isn’t anyone or anything as Powerful as Our God. The Beginning and the Last. Hallelujah and Amen.

  11. Job15:4 if we always have our way out in all situations, no one would fear God no one would pray to Him.
    This verse makes me realize that the Lord always wants us to pray to Him. He needs us to seek Him at all times.
    When faced with trials and temptations, we ought to see them as a way that the Lord is using to have us by His side.
    WWhen all ain’t going the way we want it to, we always pray to God, we seek to see His hand in our different situations. We always knock at His door waiting for answers from Him.
    Trials and temptations are at times wake up calls that the Lord uses to have us by His side. They always remind us that we’ve a father who can handle our everything if we only seek Him, if we only ask Him to, if we only knock at His door for help.
    Trials and temptations keep us where the Lord wants us to be. I always ask myself if i had all I wanted,would I really pray to Him? I mean if I had the power to fix things my own way would I ever remember that there s a God in heaven? Not really!!!
    Just have a self examination and answer the same question. When s the time that you ar so very close to God? When s the time when yu hardly let God rest just asking whether He forgot all about yu???
    Our difficulties leave us in a much better position than they found us. We always have testimonies to tell.
    They strengthen our relationship with God and that’s the most important thing.
    It doesn’t really matter how yu started, your ending will be a great one just because our dear Lord wants it so

    Dear Lord, give us patience to take us through all our difficulties. Let’s always seek, ask and knock at thy door for thy help.
    You are the potter and we are the clay mould and makes us in the best shapes ever. Help us not take difficulties as punishments from yu rather always help us remember that your grace s sufficient to take us through it all. Remind us that your grace and mercy are new each and everyday.
    Thank you Jesus and please answer all the prayers in our hearts.
    Love yu all my sisters in Christ

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