Getting Through!

Have you ever had to live or work with someone who seems impossible to get along with? Most people have. Yet as difficult as these people can be, it is even worse when it involves outright persecution. The persecution I'm talking about is a kind of pressure pitted against you because of Christ. Sometimes it can even happen in your own home.

As most believers would, you have probably prayed intensely for these "impossible" people, but just as you thought you were breaking through, things got worse! Why? Likely it was because you were getting through!

It's when you start to make real headway in the spirit realm that Satan will launch his worst attacks. I believe that this is why Jesus said: "Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven" (Matthew 5:11, 12, NKJV).

You've heard it said that "it's the darkest before the dawn." In the case of your persecution this could be true.

I don't know when the spiritual attacks against you will stop, or how long the Lord would have you endure, but I know that you are His beloved and He wants you to sleep in peace.

So, sleep in peace tonight, rejoicing in the fact that you would not be persecuted if Satan, wasn't stirred up! In your faithfulness and steadfastness, you must be getting through!

God loves you and wants to answer your prayer. Say this prayer with me:

Heavenly Father, I know Your plan is perfect. I know that in spite of the tremendous pressures and contempt that are hurled at me because of You, I can sleep in peace, rejoicing in the fact that Your will is being accomplished, as I strive to be greatly pleasing to you. Thank You for giving me the strength to endure my persecutions. In Jesus' Name, Amen.


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