Lazaroo – Monday, July 2, 2012

Jul 02, 2012 I Lazaroo.

 

Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, in confident desperation:

“…strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance…”
(Colossians 1:11)

That’s the kind of endurance I need, Jesus.

Great endurance.

I’ve already discovered –

the ordinary garden variety of endurance
isn’t enough.

Not nearly enough.

I can hang in there for a while…

but then it starts to get to me.

People approach me from all sides.
The issues keep stacking up.

On top of that
I begin to experience personal problems

challenges that negatively affect
my ability to handle everything else.

That’s about the time I throw up my hands and confess:

“It’s too much!
I can’t do this!”

Of course I’m aware of Your promise:

You won’t load me up with more than I can carry.

I’m just letting You know (as if You didn’t know already):

Right about now…

I could use some of that “power and glorious might.”

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Psalms 21:13; Psalms 54:1; Psalms 59:9-17; Psalms 71:18-21; Psalms 145:10-21; 1 Corinthians 10:12-13; 2 Corinthians 13:4; 1 Timothy 6:13-16; 1 Peter 1:3-5

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Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

One response so far.

  1. Bonnie Lyon Says:

    I have been there an it takes all your strengthg an all your faith to get through the problem.. The problem doesnt just last for a day some times it takes months or even years to see it through. .Praise the Lord he is faithfull an praise the Lord his church family helps support us an makes it easier…just to be able to worship together helps so much. God Bless

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