Do your circumstances appear dismal? Bleak. Miserable. Are you feeling disillusioned by what you see?
How can you rise above your situation? Stretch yourself as you meet troubled times? Be certain of God’s promises?
Where we are may cause us to fear. Allow doubt to blind us. But holding steadfast to our faith in God. Provides us with the miracle of hope.
As a devoted soldier positions their ground. So too we must stand. In order to see the power of God revealed in our lives as we wrestle with troubles.
How do you stand when your family is facing a crisis? When adversity is knocking at your door? When hardship has left you damaged? When grief has destroyed you?
In our brokenness. Right in the middle of our pain and anquish. God instructs us to stand. Resolute to His greatness and power. Not believe the lies of the enemy.
This means having faith. Not losing expectation. Knowing that God will come through for you. To keep going even when it seems like everything has failed. In your situation or is against you.
Remember His faithfulness. As you face today’s struggles. Cope with pitfalls. Deal with trials. God tests our faith. If we grow stronger. He calls us to greater things. To remain firm. Trust in Him! You can handle the situation only if God is in control.
3 Bible verses about standing firm to ponder over…
But resist him. Be firm in your faith [against his attack – rooted, established, immovable], knowing the same experiences of suffering are being experienced by others [in the faith] throughout the world. 1 Peter 5:9
Be on guard; stand firm in your faith [in God, respecting His precepts and keeping your doctrine soind]. Act like [mature] men/women and be courageous; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13
Put on the full armour of God [for His precepts are like the splendid armour of a heavily-armed soldier], so that you may be able to [successfully] stand up against all the schemes, strategies and deceits of the enemy. Ephesians 6:11