#80: When Your Faith Feels Tired

April 22, 2022

How’s your faith feel these days?

Seriously, though, is it feeling tired? Tired faith feels like reacting instead of responding. It feels like it’s defensive a lot of the time, and that it lacks what it needs to get to the finish line. Tired faith breeds disappointment and bitterness. Tired faith can leave you hopeless and feeling like there’s just no point. But that’s not the kind of faith God gives to us, so what can we do to fire up our faith and get it feeling fully alive again?

That’s what this episode of the Positioned to Prosper podcast is all about! We’ll talk a little bit about how faith gets tired, why you definitely don’t want to keep going with tired faith, and what some telltale signs of tired faith are. Then I’ll share five ideas for firing up your faith and making sure it never gets tired again. Are you ready to do this? If so, grab your Bible, your journal and a pen, and . . . Let’s Go!

STILL ENROLLING: Our four-week study — The Tenacious Girl’s Guide to Breakthrough: A Map for Navigating the Journey of Audacious Faith with God, is happening right now and you can jump in by clicking here. Our live sessions may have started on April 18th, but we’ve got the replays of any sessions you’ve missed so far waiting for you inside the participant community. Hope to see you inside! Xoxo – Erica

Scripture References Mentioned in This Episode:

2 Corinthians 5:7 —
For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Matthew 9:29 —
Then he touched their eyes, saying, “According to your faith be it done to you.”

James 1:2-4 —
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Hebrews 11:1 —
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

John 5:19 —
So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.

Jeremiah 33:3 —
Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

Links to Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Pre-Study on Breakthrough Leading into REVIVE Woman Conference 2022

Are you ready to get intentional about the kind of faith that leads to breakthrough? You’re invited to join me for a four-week study called —

The Tenacious Girl’s Guide to Breakthrough:
A Map For Navigating the Journey of Audacious Faith with God

We’ll be studying the book of Ruth as we consider the question —

So, what do you do when the bottom’s falling out, and your surroundings look nothing like you thought they’d look at this point, and you don’t know what the heck to do next?

We’re going to learn how to access audacious faith and hope in God — the kind of audacious faith Ruth exhibited when her world fell apart, and she needed to know her next step to breakthrough.

What’s this study going to look like? Here’s what’s included when we kick off on Monday, April 18th:

  • Weekly, live calls via Zoom with Erica — Lesson Teaching, Questions, Discussion (Mon 7pm ET)
  • Recordings of All Sessions Available for Replay (within 48 Hours of the Live Call)
  • Workbook with Lesson Notes, Journal Prompts, Processing Questions and Note Taking Sheets
  • Private Facebook Group Community Where All The Tenacious Girls Are Hanging Out
  • BONUS: Virtual Ticket to the REVIVE Woman Conference happening May 13th & 14th!

To sign up for this breakthrough study, head on over to revivewoman.org/breakthrough and grab your seat. And at this price, you might even want to consider snapping one up for your bestie, your sister or your mom. Our live sessions started on April 18th, but anything you missed is available on replay inside our participants’ community, so jump in today!

Erica co-leads a local church alongside her husband, Doug, in Tampa, Florida called REVIVE Church of Tampa. You can visit the church’s website for more information about who we are, what we believe and how we show up as the Church in the heart of West Tampa and beyond.

REVIVE Church of Tampa

REVIVE Church of Tampa streams services live on Friday nights at 7pm ET and Sunday mornings at 11am ET. You can find those livestreams on our church Facebook page:

Live Services – Fridays at 7pm ET and Sundays at 11am ET

If you’re interested in joining the online campus of REVIVE Church of Tampa, you are welcome to join our community group on Facebook where we offer weekly discussion around the Friday and Sunday messages as well as discipleship Zoom groups and the opportunity to host others in your home as you stream services. You can find us here:

The ROCC: REVIVE Online Campus Community

About this podcast:

Positioned to Prosper is a weekly podcast that covers the ins and outs of what it means to live a lifestyle of breakthrough and victory in your relationships, health, finances and beyond. Your host, Erica Pyle, is no stranger to jumping without the proverbial parachute while maintaining a firm grip on godly wisdom. A self-described slayer of pragmatism and a “walk by faith” kind of girl, Erica is an unabashed believer in the power of God to radically transform lives. Front-footed in faith as she offers straight-up truth, strategies, and wisdom for living victoriously, and equipped with her love for the word of God, her certification as a holistic health coach, and years of experience in personal finance and taxation, Erica is ready to help you get positioned to prosper.

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