Passion is a great word, but I think people have an idea of what it is, but rarely experienced true passion in their lives.
Maybe little blips in excitement, or just a phase of their life when they were younger.
People have large and extravagant weddings. They seem like the perfect couple , only to get divorced a short time later. And their reasons? “I fell out of love?”
How many times is passion squashed out because of a road block or obstacle?
What was described as a minor setback in the beginning is the excuse or reason for why something was never finished?
I been there too.
Let’s take a look at the example of passion that Jesus lived out for us:
Hebrews 12:2 We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne.
“Passion is the degree of difficulty we’re willing to go to achieve the goal.”
Jesus had passion for us.
Knowing how hard the middle part was going to be, but he still chose the cross, because of the joy awaiting him.
I don’t see too much about touch feely emotions when we think about this definition of passion.
I see a decision, a choice, a determination.
I think about those WWJD bracelets: What would Jesus do?
He is our champion, the one who has started our faith
And also the one who perfects our faith.
Passion should lead to emotion, but emotion alone isn’t enough to help you make it through.
But Faith to know the outcome is going to be perfect according to God’s beautiful will.
That Faith is what bring emotion to choose the right thing.
So if the pattern of you life has been jumping from thing to thing, and a history of unfinished projects, make a choice today. Even if your heart has been hurt by a past life of unfulfilled dreams.
Make a choice to be a finisher
Ask Jesus to help you find true passion.
Ask God to fill you with visions and dreams
IAM focused on Jesus
IAM still in the process of perfection
IAM a visionary
IAM a dreamer