Do you consider yourself bold? Are you a strong, confident person? Maybe your personality isn’t outspoken or what you would consider “bold,” but when the going gets tough, are you the type to stand strong or take cover?

There is a big difference between appearing to be a bold person and actually having the strength to stick to your beliefs. The Bible says, “The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, but the righteous are bold as a lion.” (Proverbs 28:1)

This reminds me of a time in biblical history, when the hearts of the Israelites turned cold to God. God sent Elijah, the prophet, to them with a bold message. And now, as I see similar situations in our world, that type of bold message is SO relevant today!

“Elijah came near to all the people and said, ‘How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.’ But the people did not answer him a word. Then Elijah said to the people, ‘I alone am left a prophet of the Lord, but Baal’s prophets are 450 men. Now let them give us two oxen; and let them choose one ox for themselves and cut it up, and place it on the wood, but put no fire under it; and I will prepare the other ox and lay it on the wood, and I will not put a fire under it. Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of the Lord, and the God who answers by fire, He is God.’ And all the people said, ‘That is a good idea.’” (I Kings 18:21-24)

Look how confident Elijah was in his One True God, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. In which God placed your confidence? None? Is it in yourself… are you your own god? Your money?

Seriously consider how much of your time you spend thinking and worrying about money. If it’s a lot, you might as well be worshiping it! How much of your time do you put into your career and business – or thinking even about it?

You need to step back from modern day idols. What are your priorities? Because what fills your brain, is the proof of your real priorities. And that fruit shows in your real life, too.

People boldly call upon their credit cards, food, porn, shopping and other people for satisfaction, provision and help. Why not call upon Him – who made you! You must BOLDLY call upon Him – knowing He hears you and will answer you!

What you focus on, you will get good at. If you are putting all your attention into stress, money or other things, you are neglecting your true priorities. Put that focus back into what’s really important. You might start seeing better fruit in your life!

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