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Dealing with Stress: Live for God’s Approval

Battle Drill Devotional
Battle Drill Devotional
Dealing with Stress: Live for God’s Approval

Today’s #BattleDrill: Have you ever noticed you can’t please everyone all the time? You can’t always make everyone happy. #salvationarmy #basingstoke #devotional

If you find yourself living for other people’s approval, then being unable to please everyone all the time leads to stress.

Jesus knew this. He didn’t live for other people’s approval. The only approval he sought was his Father’s. Doing what God wanted was what motivated Jesus in both his life and ministry.

Some people approved of what Jesus was doing, but many rejected him. He didn’t allow this to blow him off course. He simply did what his Father want him to do.

We cannot live for people’s approval and God’s approval at the same time. So, whose approval are you living for?

Think about the following:
oHow has seeking someone’s approval led to stress in your life?

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Rob Westwood-Payne

Hi - I'm Rob. I'm married to Gail and we have a handsome, cheeky cocker spaniel called Harley. I am a Christian leader, pastor and preacher. I am a Salvation Army officer leading a congregation in the south of England. I am a leadership and discipleship blogger and daily devotional podcast host.