Fighting

I’ve been fighting with myself

Of how I’m supposed to act
If to act like a servant
Or like a wicked one
You may know the struggle
That I’m talking within
The one that draws the line
Between walking in holiness
Or drifting to sin
Where our spirit wants to be
Like Christ Himself
But our flesh take us away 
Going everywhere else
What should I do in this dilema of life?
When I want to serve and act
Like Christ
But the circumstance of hurt and pain
Bring us to a place 
Where we want to explode in uncivil ways
That is the moment I stand still
I choose to trust and kneel
Where only my prayer 
Is the sure thing I need
To keep walking like Christ
And to His Word heed…
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Will

Why do I fight?
What good is it to my life?
The struggle inside
Of doing my will
Or following Christ’s
Hard I excuse
Bringing to my human mind
Incomprehension of the Divine
For it is not my mind who needs
To bring reasoning to this
But my spirit in me
Listen to His Word
Accept and keep
Though my ways may seem good
The future is only known to Him who
Is the beginning and the end
The maker of heaven and earth
Him who always knows what’s best
I relinquish my will to His way
Having assurance in me
That His will is always for my good
Even when I don’t think

©Y.R.

Really, You Are Perfect?

Are we all perfect? As Christians, I mean. Do we let ourselves believe that we are better than those that struggle day by day to find a reason for their lives? How many of us keep the posture, the talk and the ways of Christian life to the human eye? At the same time in the dark, on the blinded side of the human eye, there it is, the emptiness, the struggle, the doubt and more than anything, our tired soul laying on the floor thinking the next breath is the last. We rarely want to admit this, not even to ourselves. We are tired! We are destroyed and we seem to have lost focus of everything or worst of who we are serving. We have lost our focus in Christ in the midst of situations, loss and the sorrows that accompany. It is a destroying moment when you realize that, yes, I am not perfect.

What do you do then? Let your self die? The confrontation is so abrupt inside of us. We are Christians! We should not live in defeat! Our life is of victory and triumph! That’s what we hear and are taught. Sure, that is true. What we don’t understand is that we will go through downfalls like any other. We will struggle and have to fight more than others. That is called my friend, vulnerability. We forget that we are still in this flesh fighting every moment to achieve to go everyday from victory to victory. Remember though, in the battles there will always be losses. The choice is ours. What loss do you want to experiment, the loss of those things that God wants to take out of our life so you will be more Christ like or loose yourself in the battle and in the end die without achieving nothing? This is when dependence on God would be our ONLY help.

It is that moment when a firm decision has to be taken. You accept your vulnerability. You refuse to fight with your strength, knowledge and will. You commence to deposit every struggle in the hands of God and see how perfect His grace is to sustain you. We are not perfect; we will never be on this earth. The guarantee we do have is that the perfect One sustains and strengthen us as we more draw to Him.

And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.  2 Corinthians 12:9-11

On This Day 14 – I Fight

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You have been feeling like there can not be anymore you can take. Everything seems to get more tense, impossible to keep on.

On this day God says….

I AM THE GREAT WARRIOR JEHOVA SABAOTH – The Lord of Hosts  I WILL FIGHT YOUR BATTLE!!!!!

There is nothing I can’t do! I have created, molded, lifted, given you life through my Son Jesus Christ…What is impossible for Me? When you thought there was nothing more I showed you I AM EVERYTHING! In Me you have what you need! Trust over all circumstance that I will be there with you. I have given you the VICTORY! Rise and renew your strength. Today I rise up on your behalf. DO NOT BE TROUBLED