This episode is part of the Overcomer series. We originally recorded these teachings inside our Christian Book Academy Facebook group as live videos. However, we wanted to also encourage you in the writing, publishing and marketing of your books.
Today’s topic is: Be Strong and Courageous
Scripture: “This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord, your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua1:9
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Notes from this episode:
Perfectionism doesn’t write books, courage does.
Definition (Macmillan dictionary) the ability to do something that you know is right or good, even though it is dangerous, frightening, or very difficult.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston S. Churchill
A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. – John A. Shedd
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. – William Faulkner
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not the absence of fear. – Mark Twain
Courage is grace under pressure. – Ernest Hemingway
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. – John Wayne
Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen. – Brené Brown
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. – Mary Anne Radmacher
Courage is fear that has said its prayers. – Dorothy Bernard
- Caleb & Joshua were the only 2 scouts who believed they could take the promised Land. Caleb was 40 then. At age 85, he was as strong as ever and also as courageous as ever (Joshua 14:10-11).
- No matter what your age, you & I can be victorious when we trust the Lord.
- What “promised land” has the Lord told you to take yet unbelief keeps you from possessing? – Joshua 14:79
- Caleb is a wonderful example of courage for all of us – William Tyndal
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