Traction is different than momentum. Traction gets your wheels moving and helps
you sustain forward motion. Momentum is
something gained during traction, but is only maintained if traction continues
to be supplied to the wheels.
It is too easy to live off of the momentum produced
in a previous season. There is an accompanying illusion that your current
momentum will be sustained indefinitely. Spiritual traction is produced when you live
in a moment-by-moment dependence on God. This kind of traction is required if
you are going to move forward into the place of greater revelation God has
destined for your life.
Your current momentum will eventually play out
and leave you stalled on the roadside if you try to move forward without
inquiring of God. Reengage the gears of your spiritual life and a fresh word of
traction will come. Obey this word and
you will hear the screech of your spiritual tires as they once again take hold
producing traction and a renewed forward momentum for a next leg of your