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So no, you’re not really sure what the day holds or the week, for that matter! As a matter of fact, you’re not ready at all and you’re not really sure about any of it and you’re not sure how you will make it through? There’s just a whole lot of stuff to wade through and a whole heap of unsettled issues pressing in with threats, fears, worries and yeah, some unsettled issues may just press all the panic buttons and weaken your faith, setting you off course momentarily. Friends, the enemy lurks about seeking where he might get his foot in the door, through weakness, so be alert to his undermining tactics of “takedown” and defeat. You and I and we and us, we need the full armour of God for days like these. We need to garb up in God’s divine strength and courage, for the fiery darts, so that nothing can hit us from behind or sideswipe us off our feet. Be sure to grab the Word of God! Put it on early and don’t leave home without it. Paul reminds us in Ephesians 6: 10 – 11, 13

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armour of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore put on the full armour of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.”

 Yeah, our enemies are mighty and plentiful and strong and our weaknesses many and great, but our God is greater, reigning supreme overall. He’s our strength and our victory! Praise Him for that! Put Him on today and saturate yourself in His grace and in His sovereignty and all-knowing authority and power! He sees it all and understands it all. He has skills beyond our comprehension to fix and repair. On His side? Then be assured, He’s got you and all the enemies will crumble underfoot. First thing today, dress in that armour of God and stand firm, well balanced, and strong in the faith, even when the day ahead threatens to be overwhelming. Ephesians 4: 14″Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming.”

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When You Aren’t Enough

Little Thoughts For Big Days
Little Thoughts For Big Days

So when what you have isn’t enough, God’s grace is. It will cover all we don’t have, and all we can’t do. It will cover all we don’t have control over, and all that seems out of whack. His favour rests upon us regardless of who we are, where we’ve been or what we’ve done. His love goes beyond the imaginable and unimaginable and reaches into the realms of the impossible to share a love so unconditional, so solid, so transforming and so incomprehensible that we sit in awe and wonder- ment of a God who can care so deeply for our needs. Yeah, even in your failure He’s there ready to lift, heal, restore and win! His mercy, so vast and so beyond where we are, and His thoughts of us so brilliant and astounding, we can never pay it back in any of our human attempts. So don’t try! In obedience, just accept His gift of favour upon your life right here, right now, and find HIs richest and joyful blessing on your beautiful soul in your needy moment of “Not enough.”
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2 Corinthians 12: 8,9,10
Concerning this I implored the Lord three times that it might leave me. And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Daniel 10:19
“Do not be afraid, you who are highly esteemed,” he said. “Peace! Be strong now; be strong.” When he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, “Speak, my lord, since you have given me strength.”

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It’s Gonna Be Okay

Little Thoughts For Big Days
Little Thoughts For Big Days

So, when you’re in a slump, and feel that you haven’t enough of anything that it takes to get through the day, you go in God’s strength. His strength alone will get you there; out of the slump, out of the rut, out of the fear, out of the panic, out of the worry and out of the confusion of it all. Oh yeah, His strength alone is your plugged-in power-source for the next moment, the next hour, the next day, the next month and yes all the way through the next year as it unravels and unfolds. So ~ when you’re tied up in knots over impossibilities and things you can’t change, and bad news hits the home front or the news headlines, and when your motivation hits an all-time low, or when the bottom has dropped out of your day, and your world has just done a topsy-turvy off the map, you know He’s caught it, and you know He’s got it.

Yeah, this almighty One who suspends the world in the universe and allows it to spin ever so gently with just the perfect formula and perfect precision timing, knows how to pull your day back into line and your world back into order. Hey! When its all gone wrong,remember, God writes it off as a blessing and makes it all go right! Oh you won’t see it right away but, beautiful soul, it will be ok! It will! It will all turn around and turn out for the best if you don’t leave God out of the equation. If you trust Him through it and say with the Psalmist in Psalm 69: 13 – 15, “But I pray to you, O Lord, in the time of Your favour; in Your great love, O God, answer me with Your sure salvation. Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink;….do not let the flood waters engulf me or the depths swallow me up or the pit close it’s mouth over me.” Psalm 70: 1, “Hasten, O God to save me; O Lord come quickly to help me.”

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He will come just as surely as you wait there. Truth is, He hasn’t left. He just waits for your call. That’s what moves Him to action. He loves His people and will not leave them nor forsake them.. You can know it!

Psalm 70: 5
“Yet, I am poor and needy; come quickly to help me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer.”

Deuteronomy 31:8
“The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”

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