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NO FAINTING ALLOWED

If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you fall down, how will you do in the jungle of the Jordan? Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that you may do the will of God and receive what is promised Jer 12:5, Heb 10:35,36

 

There are no easy trials, just trials made easier,
and that by the Hand of our God                  
[dzr]

Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God - the word of the LORD came to me - and the hand of the LORD was upon me there. Eze 1:1

Owen in 1616 Wrote;To some men it is hard seeing a call of God through difficulties; when if would but clothe itself with a few carnal advantages, how apparent it would be to them

Sounds pretty harsh, huh? But, what about you, are you trusting the HAND OF THE ONE who has loved you with an everlasting love? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? Job 2:10

May I remind you that even though God pities us as does a father his child, He does not, and will not sugar coat our trials for us, for we told that If we faint in the day of adversity, our strength is indeed narrow. Pr 24:10 It does not become us as children of the Most High God, a God of whom it is said, "always causeth us to triumph in Christ" 2Corin 2:14, to faint and become discouraged under adversity.

And not only is it unbecoming to a believer to faint under adversity, it is unnecessary for we read; But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary and they shall walk and
not faint. Isa 40:31

Unlike those who endure for a while, but as soon as tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, immediately he fall away, Matt. 13:21, we are to go from ""strength to strength" while undergoing hardship Ps 84:7. We are to use our trials as occasions to fortify ourselves. Yes the conclusion of each and ever trial should result in the strengthening of our faith.

Is this possible? It indeed is but only if we are become willing participants in our difficulties. What is a willing participant you ask? It is the person who lives their life HAVING HEAVEN AS THEIR ONLY GOAL, AND WHO IS WILLING TO BECOME A FOOL FOR THE SAKE OF CHRIST.

The Apostle Paul declared,

I will all the more gladly boast of my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities; for when I am weak, then I am strong. I have been a fool! 2Corinthians 12:10

So let me encourage you today DO NOT become weary in well doing for in due season you shall reap if you faint not Galatians 6:9. God is in the process of making up for Himself a people [that's you and me] who will shine forth in this darkened world. We should count it an honor that He would be so delighted as to put us on display as one of His choicest possessions.

And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of
hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels.
Mal 3:17

You Are Precious In His Sight! So Remember - No Fainting Allowed! By the way, should you faint know this, we have a loving FATHER who will pick you up, brush you off, and strengthen you so that you can get back in the game.In other words, He won't let you quit!


May God grant you His peace 
If I can be of any assistance
please don't hesitate to drop me a line.
Dan

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Now I commend You Brethern To The Word Of His Grace That Is Able To Build You up And Give You An Inheritance Among The Saints Ac20:32