A life of faith is a life of battles. This is difficult line to read – but one that is so very true. Victory is assured … that is indeed true – but we win only in Him and we keep the advantage on the battleground only as we continually pray.
The enemy is always seeking to wreck us; to turn us on our heads; to confuse us; to make us feel like we are at a loss. But the battle belongs to Our Lord – and yes, Victory is Our Savior’s!
The lesson of the believer, one that must never be forgotten, is that we are in battle! Somehow, it seems, we have come to believe that we can sit back and feel like royalty because we’ve already won – but this is not nearly true! The battle will not end until He has returned!
Stand firm! Hide the Word of the Lord in your heart! Have faith and do not fear! Stand on the Rock of Our Salvation at all times! In times of trouble, remember that God is your salvation, your strength, and your glory. Don’t get proud when it seems you have won – NO! Remember to whom the victory belongs – He is your glory! You are not the victor – it is the One to whom you have given your life; the One who gave the life of His Son to save you. The hope for peace is not in any other being but Him!
The riches of God’s lovingkindness Will Not Fail! The supply that comes from His hand Will Always Be Enough! The Prayers we bring to His throne Will Always Be Heard!
Don’t put your arms down – stay in the battle and expect to enjoy the victory with your King! He will give you rest – don’t doubt it! Breathe – Trust – Expect!
Psalm 62:5 – 6
God, the one and only—
I’ll wait as long as he says.
Everything I hope for comes from him,
so why not?
He’s solid rock under my feet,
breathing room for my soul,
An impregnable castle:
I’m set for life.