|Artesian well near the Myllylähde spring in Alastaro, Finland. Source: Wikipedia |
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While you do not find the word enthusiasm in these verses, you certainly find Jehu filled with it!!
The word enthusiasm comes from the Greek words “en” and “Theos” which
altogether literally mean to be “in God.”
In a real sense, the Rotarians, the Lions, or the Chamber of Commerce
cannot have enthusiasm. Only the
When one is filled with God, it is like an ever-present artesian well bubbling over in Him. Enthusiasm for a child of God is not something that he has worked up. It is something that God has sent down. It is something in his heart. If you find an enthusiastic church, you will find an enthusiastic preacher.
The following statement is said to have been made about David Livingstone: “Without enthusiasm no battles have been won, no Iliads written, no cathedrals builded, no empires founded, no religions propagated. The secret of success is enthusiasm. The men of victory have been the men who kept the fires burning on the altars of enthusiasm when other flames had sunk into cold, gray ashes of despair.”Would you not agree that the life of David Livingstone is one more monument to the power of enthusiasm?
✞ If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing with enthusiasm.
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