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A CLASSROOM CALLED “LIFE”

By September 20, 2015 4 Comments

classroom called lifeYou are part of an education in unconditional love.

Every person you meet is your homework.

Life is the classroom.

God is the teacher.

You are His student.

Life long learners go to the head of the class.

Problems are simply part of the curriculum.

Sometimes you may feel like you’re failing but this is when you are learning the most.

What doesn’t challenge you, doesn’t change you.

In school you’re taught a lesson and then given a test.

In God’s classroom you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.September 19

Jesus turns tests into testimonies,

messes into messages and

trials into triumphs.

Pain doesn’t mean God is punishing you; He is preparing you.

Trust His plan not your pain.

All things work together for good to those that love God.

Your heart is a hub.

Every arena of life intersects with what’s going on in your heart.

Everything.

You can figure out what’s in a person’s heart by what comes out of their mouth.

Negative experiences – hurts, hangups –  have a tendency to get stuck in your heart.

Hurt people, hurt people.

Whole people help people.

Heart strength is having the faith and courage to meet the demands of reality.


Keep your mind right, your soul light, your heart strong.


For today, I will live…

head up.

heart strong.

“My flesh and my heart may fail but God is the strength of my heart. And my portion forever.” Psalm 71:26HeartStrong twitter

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Bob Jones

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Pastor at North Pointe Community Church for 27 years. Happily married to Jocelyn for 38 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vinnie; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three gorgeous daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love being a pastor and inspiring faith in Jesus through communicating, blogging, counseling and coaching. I enjoy running, reading, writing and ball hockey. Fan of the Esks and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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