Just Do It!
height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will
be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus
Lord, I wondered, why did you give me Carl to be my friend?
You know how difficult he is to get along with. He
contradicts everything I say; he=s always insisting that he
Long before I prayed that night, I struggled with my
feelings. As a diligent Christian I petitioned; "Lord, help
me to have a good attitude.
However, prayer is only one of many tools in our arsenal
against the devil. Greater than our prayers is our
Redeemer's continuing presence with us. Because God is the
victor, we too can be conquerors over the sin in our life.
That night I realized that God has given me the power to
overcome my fears, and my attitude.
The Bible has promised us that we are equipped with the
weaponry needed for battle; the Shield of Faith wherewith we
know that God is on our side; The Sword of the Spirit which
is the Word of God, will help us discern what are actions
should be; and the Helmet of Salvation reminds us that
salvation is the Lord's and our victory is through him. When
the world looks its bleakest we need to be reminded that we
have God's power on our side.
God, help us to recognize the sin in our lives, and that
through You we shall overcome. Amen.
Romans 8:38-39; Deuteronomy 20:4; Joshua 10:25; Ephesians