When you are up to something, there is usually no reason to quit when met by challenges and tribulations. The faint hearted usually bailout when challenges and tribulations come while the strong hearted press on amid the most difficult of circumstances.
Isaac was entangled into a conflict with the Philistines because they envied him and they started filling up his well with soil. Isaac was persistent and dug another well which the herdsmen quarreled over and he surveyed for another one and no one quarreled over it. What you need may not necessarily be a court order to evict your adversaries but it might be to just dig another well. This is not a time to become faint hearted but to persevere, becoming oblivious of your challenger’s derogatory remarks and pressing forth to your desired goal.
History has shown that the men and women who wrote it were persistent and did not succumb to circumstances. And history has shown that some these heroes suffered defeat at some point in life but they kept on digging.When you are digging for gold you will attract dust and all dirt.The critiques will not stop talking. Have you realised that when you are being criticised you are actually being given free seminars on how to go deeper? The things that you had overlooked will be noticed and exposed by your critics. Keep going; keep digging.
God has good plans about you and even better plans than what you first attempted. The well you are going to dig at last will be a mother of all breakthroughs, it is not going to supply your generation only but it is going to be trans-generational. Do not stop digging yet because you might hit your Rehoboth.
Isaac moved and dug another well and no one quarreled over it. He named it Rehoboth saying “Now the Lord has given us room and we will flourish in the land” – Genesis 26:22
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