Saturday, February 21, 2015

As I read my devotions today, it was soooo good, I thought Id share it with you ...
This is from ..."My Utmost for His Highest"...from Oswald chambers..
The Discipline of Spiritual Tenacity
"Be still, and know that I am God."
Tenacity is more than endurance, it is endurance combined with the absolute certainty that what we are looking for is going to transpire.
Tenacity is more than hanging on, which may be but the weakness of being too afraid to fall off. Tenacity is the supreme effort of a man refusing to believe that his hero is going to be conquered. The greatest fear a man has is not that he will be damned, but that Jesus Christ will be worsted, that the things he stood for---love and justice and forgiveness and kindness among men---will not win out in the end; the things he stands for will look like will-o-the-wisps. Then comes the call to spiritual tenacity, no to hang on and do nothing, but to work deliberately on the certainty that God is not going to be worsted.
If our hopes are being disappointed just now, it means that they are being purified. There is nothing noble the human mind has ever hoped for or dreamed of that will not be fulfilled. One of the greatest strains in life is the strain of waiting for God.
"Because thou hast kept the word of my patience."
Remain Spiritually tenacious...
Bye for now....

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