Failure is Just the Beginning

By Faith Magbanua, March 22, 2018 04:03 AM


All the Scriptures are a part of a bigger story of someone true and better, just like our life.  Every failure we have is part of a bigger picture that God is making for us.

Take for example the wise King Solomon, who only asked God for wisdom, but received a whole lot more.

It is known that King Solomon have had his bad days, even years.  He failed God, his people, his Kingdom and himself.

I Kings 4:21 King James Version (KJV)

And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.

Vanity took over him, his so many wives influenced him to worship other gods, and as wise as he is, he had a weak heart.

But given the fact that he failed God, and did so many things that are not pleasing God, Solomon's failure is not the end of it. In fact, it was just the beginning of what God has in store for him.

Just like in our life, no matter what stump we encounter, what failure, what bad things we do to hurt God, or our family or ourselves, it all comes down on how we will be better to God.

Jesus loves us for what we are, for who we are, but we must always remember that even though God loves us, we must also cherish the love that He gave us.

Never forget it, never underestimate it and never take it for granted.  We must not keep on sinning and failing to please God is not the end of it, it's just so happen that we are in the flesh and the flesh is weak.

In conclusion:

No matter how badly we sinned, at the end of the day, all we have to do is to repent and to try and never do it again.  The Lord loves us for who we are but His discipline comes after sin; as children of God, we can overcome temptations because God is with us.

Failure is not the end of it, we should thrive to be better, for God's glory.


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