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Don’t Give Up!
Building a business takes time and lots of resources. Along the journey, there are obstacles and challenges. However, for believers, there’s one thing we can be sure of — We can bring our difficulties to God and have the assurance that He will help us.
 
If you are looking for sales, business opportunities and worried, let these promises strengthen you.

Luke 11: 9-13

9 “I tell you, keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep seeking, and you will find. Keep knocking, and it will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
11 “Which of you fathers, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he won’t give him a snake instead of a fish, will he? 12Or if he asks for an egg, he won’t give him a scorpion, will he? 13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him?”
 

Matthew 7: 7-11

7 “Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened. Or who is there amongst you who, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, who will give him a serpent? 11 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! 
 
I would recommend you read this illustrated bible scriptures about Jesus’ first miracle –turning water to wine. Jesus also taught in Luke 11:5-13 and Luke 18:1-8 about being persistence in our prayers.
 

Luke 18:1-8

He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray and not give up, saying, “There was a judge in a certain city who didn’t fear God and didn’t respect man.  A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, ‘Defend me from my adversary!’  He wouldn’t for a while; but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man,  yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.’ ”
The Lord said, “Listen to what the unrighteous judge says.  Won’t God avenge his chosen ones who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?  I tell you that he will avenge them quickly. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?”
 

Luke 11: 5-13

He said to them, “Which of you, if you go to a friend at midnight and tell him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,  for a friend of mine has come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him,’  and he from within will answer and say, ‘Don’t bother me. The door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I can’t get up and give it to you’?  I tell you, although he will not rise and give it to him because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence, he will get up and give him as many as he needs.
Jesus’ words will not return to Him void. If these are what He taught us, then we should just do it! Don’t give up.

About The Author

Esther Goh Tok Mui

Esther Goh Tok Mui is a Digital Marketer, Web Designer, UI/UX, SEM &SEO specialist, Product Developer and Digital Transformation professional. Since beginning her technology career, she has served companies from wide span of industries ranging from Education, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, Publishing, Real Estate to Healthcare.