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We have the victory over failure

Posted on February 3, 2016 at 1:40 PM

It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. The Lord is my portion saith my soul; therefore I will hope in him." -- Lamentations 3:22-24 


When we begin to urgently commit to a purpose, it is often said that failure is not an option. We strive to complete a plan successfully but sometimes it goes awry.


In today's tough economic climate, many have been met with loss of employment, lack of sufficient educational requirements, minimal work experience and a profound sense of hopelessness in how to achieve their basic objectives and goals. The resulting depressive state of emotional turmoil, due to their sense of loss, has left a number of folks feeling like failures. This has led, in part, to poor decision-making that commits him or her to acts of self-medication and self-destructive behaviors. Losing oneself in fruitless acts of desperation truly is not an option.


Failure is not final!


By: Bishop James H. Hudson, PhD

Originally posted June 16, 2012 in the Erie-Times Newspaper and on GoErie.com

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1 Comment

Reply Giselle Hudson
11:47 AM on February 6, 2016 
Praise God! Good word