“Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith” (Hebrews 12:1b-2a, NIV).
Always fulfill the calling that you are given, my child, and leave the results to me. The work that I have given you has been designed for you. When you carry it out faithfully and obediently, the result will be what I planned. Listen to my voice, and follow my guidance. Even those who are wise do not completely understand the purpose that I have designed for you. Often they have enough trouble understanding and following their own. The masterpiece that I have designed for your life is made for you alone, and you are the artist to complete it.
I know who you are, my child. I know you intimately–your heart–your character–your capability–your greatest potential. When I direct you to do something, it is done with full knowledge of just who you are. Do not allow hardship and circumstance to pull you from your course. They only have the ability to refine you for greater purpose. When you follow me and give me your best, the result is glorious and rewarding beyond anything you can imagine.
Move forward in faith and follow my path. Be strengthened by my power. Keep your eyes on me. Run your race with perseverance. I started this faith and this work in you. If you continually surrender your heart and your will to me, I shall perfect my will in you. You are my artist, and I have birthed my masterpiece in you. Open up your heart; listen to me, and obey me. Allow me to complete my masterpiece.