Lazaroo – Saturday, September 29, 2012

Sep 29, 2012 I Lazaroo.


Prepare yourself, as you pray aloud the words of this Lazaroo:

“They will fight against you…”
(Jeremiah 1:19)

This is a hard truth, Jesus.

I want everyone to like me.
I enjoy people’s approval.
I don’t like having enemies.

But this sounds like a promise:

If I stand for You

I can be sure there are people
who will stand against me.

That makes sense, of course.

It’s hard to deny the logic.

If they hate You
then the more I

look like You
act like You
think like You
talk like You
live like You

the more they’ll hate me.

I wish I didn’t have to deal with this.

But I have to decide, don’t I?

It’s You

or them.

Emotionally, that’s tough –

especially when they’re

life-long friends
family members. 

But the choice is clear:

If I choose You

I lose them.

If I choose them

I lose You.


I’m really going to miss them.


Joshua 24:15; 1 Kings 18:21; Jeremiah 12:6; Daniel 3:16-18; Daniel 6:1-10; Matthew 5:11-12; Matthew 6:24; Matthew 10:24-26; Mark 3:22-30; Luke 6:26

What is Lazaroo?

Take Me Deeper

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.

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