No Fear In Trust

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Psalm 46:1

” God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

He is our Rock, our Fortress, our shelter in the time of storm, and our Tower of Refuge! He is our Mighty God, our Everlasting Father, our Rock of Ages, our help in time of need and our shield of protection. He is our Salvation, our Saving Grace, our Redeemer and our King!

“Where can I go from Your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your presence? If I go up to the heavens, You are there! If I rise on the wings of the dawn, If I settle on the far side of the sea, even there Your hand will guide me. Your right hand will hold me fast.” Psalm 139: 7-10.

“Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though it’s waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” Psalm 46: 2, 3

Why do we fear?

The Psalmist knew who God was! He knew Him to be His protection and his strength in trial. Do you know Him? Can you grasp His greatness and His astounding, amazing protection in your time of need?

To know Him is to see fear cease and trust take root. He is Lord of Lords, Sovereign over all! He has our back and He cares deeply about every detail of our lives. Let’s be challenged today, to live like we believe it and let faith take root in our hearts and minds as we go about our day

Take Charge Of Your Mind

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1 Peter 1: 13
“Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.”

King James Version:
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Prepare your mind! “Gird up the loins” of your mind, is borrowed speech analogy used in connection with the long garments of that day. Sojourners had to prepare for travel by gathering in their loose clothing in order to alleviate entanglement and difficulty in travel.

People of the Lord……our mind is the front line of battle and as Soldiers of Christ, and Christians in spiritual warfare, we ‘must’ take charge of it first and foremost. We must take every thought captive as Paul passionately states in 2 Corinthians 10:5, when he says, “We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” We must gather our thoughts and our affections, and at the same time, be on the alert for spiritual dangers that lurk so that we don’t become subtly entangled in sin and distractions of worry, doubt, fear and selfish pleasures. This girding of our minds calls for temperance in behavior and humility in opinions and practices as we move forward in battle with a supernatural, godly strength, derived from the Hope of eternal life, that is ours in Christ.

He is victorious! That victory is ours!! God’s grace embraces us now and the vastness of it continually dispenses to His obedient children as they strive for holiness in all affairs, in every situation and towards all people. March on faithfully, chosen one of God, steadfast in your faith, unwavering in the knowledge of Christ’s salvation, prepared and ready to defeat the enemy under the banner of God’s righteous judgment, compassion, grace, love and mercy, and the victorious, shed blood of Christ that covers, forgives, redeems and saves us once and for all. Hallelujah!!