When the Battle is Ugly

I know people who love to fight, and others who would rather sit back and watch the fight.

Life is a battleground.

We can choose to participate, or sit back and watch it go by. It’s gonna get ugly sometimes. Let’s be realistic, we’re not in the garden of Eden anymore.

God is with you. Take a breath. Yeah, this chapter may really suck right now, but there is another chapter after this. We are not at the end of your story yet…

“And that about wraps it up. God is strong, and he wants you strong. So take everything the Master has set out for you, well-made weapons of the best materials. And put them to use so you will be able to stand up to everything the Devil throws your way. This is no afternoon athletic contest that we’ll walk away from and forget about in a couple of hours. This is for keeps, a life-or-death fight to the finish against the Devil and all his angels.” – Ephesians 6:10-12 MSG

Best song for the Battle….

2 comments

  1. Have you ever read the following poem?

    Don’t You Quit

    An Inspirational Poem

    When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
    When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low and the debts are high,And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,When care is pressing you down a bit-Rest if you must, but don’t you quit.
    Life is queer with its twists and turns,
    As every one of us sometimes learns,And many a fellow turns aboutWhen he might have won had he stuck it out.Don’t give up though the pace seems slow -You may succeed with another blow.
    Often the goal is nearer than
    It seems to a faint and faltering man;Often the struggler has given upWhe he might have captured the victor’s cup;And he learned too late when the night came down,How close he was to the golden crown.
    Success is failure turned inside out –
    The silver tint in the clouds of doubt,And you never can tell how close you are,It might be near when it seems afar;So stick to the fight when you’re hardest hit -It’s when things seem worst that you must not quit.

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