Isiah 66:7-8 states that we need to travails in prayer to bring forth. Faith and Prayer are important to achieve our goals , desires and aspirations as Christian. Jacob and Hannah are good examples in the bible.
Mathew 7:24-27 is very clear about how believers must grow and build our life on the right foundation. Jesus Christ is the Rock of Ages. Failure to build your life on the Rock will lead to downfall and disappointment in future.
2019 Crossover service. Joshua was called into the leadership position left by Moses . But God had to emphasise to Joshua to be Strong and Courageous. Likewise stepping into a new year can be fearful. Just step in and be courageous says the Lord.