Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Overcoming The World "John 16:33"
Good afternoon, have you ever just sat staring out the window wondering when the roller coaster ride you were on would be over? Or feel like you’re running to catch an already moving train? This is me today. At 48 I feel 60 this morning as well, as defeated. You see, I missed an assignment yesterday and am behind on another now, and already next week’s assignments are posted. On top of that I need to take care of financial aid and find 2 more references and make sure because I don't have $128 like a letter I received said I needed by the 26 or I will be out of school before its really even begun. (I'm going in early Wed to try and get that straightened out.) As I re read this there are a lot of Ands there…
It's all of these that make me just star out the window and wonder why. or what's the use. But in the midst of thinking this way, a thought comes to mind its from John 16, 33. “! I have overcome the world.” Jesus was telling His disciples that you will have trouble but take heart and know that He has overcome the world.
“I have overcome the world." What a powerful statement. As this statement comes to mind I can only feel lighthearted and better because compared to what my Lord has suffered – for me- for us what I am going thru is NOTHING. Nothing compared to what He suffered at Calvary. And I will get thru this with His Help and strength. Phil 4:13 For I can do anything thru Christ who strengthens me”
Praise God ….. Father thank you for sending me the Holy Spirit today to remind me that you said “I will have trouble , but you wouldn’t give me anything I couldn’t handle and I can do this because you came before me and are beside me and have gone ahead of me. I have nothing to fear because He who is in me is GREATER than he who is in the world and I can do ALL things thru Christ who strengthens me. Thank you Father for reminding who’s daughter I am ….
In Jesus Name I pray Amen.