While there is no denying that innate ability dictates some of your upside potential, your potential is only tapped via persistent effort.
Note: Talent is Natural; Excellence is a Choice
And God knows that if He provided too much too soon, we’d lose our spiritual hunger. He knows we’d stop trusting in our Provider and start trusting in the provision.
Note: Is this why He is providing a job for Kevin with a draw? To still foster a raw dependence on God?
Praying hard is asking God to make your life harder. The harder you pray, the harder you will have to work. And that is a blessing from God.
Note: How does this jive with “My burden is easy, and my yoke is light.”
Note: For someone who does too much, does this make one feel guilty by doing less?
The reason God doesn’t answer our prayers isn’t that we aren’t praying hard enough;
Note: Is this why Kevin doesn’t have a job? Because we aren’t praying hard enough?