EQUATION: Determination + Scriptural Foundation = Sanctification
ACTION: Authentic, born-again Bible believing, Spirit-filled Christians MUST be intentional. Now more than ever, The Spirit of God is calling His Elect to firmly plant the banner of the Cross and stand right there holding it, way up high. The verse above is ALL present tense: SUBMIT meaning - do everything God commands (read Psalm 119). Then RESIST - don't follow Hollywood, the evil culture and the corrupt world systems or so-called Christianity which can be bought with filthy lucre. Determination and steadfastness should be our motto in 2017
PRAYER: Father, Most High and Merciful God in Heaven, we thank You that Your Words are clear, Your statutes are perfect and Your Law giveth life! Oh giver of life and all good things, which Thy servant James says, cometh from the Father of Lights, we ask for the power of the embedded Holy Spirit to be unleashed within us, as we walk in obedience, truth and submission to Thy Perfect Will. We ask and pray and submit therefore to all You command and demand, with the full knowledge that we are imperfect people who will slip up, stumble or even fall, but with the full knowledge that You have also given us the will and power to resist evil and temptation so we can be even more victorious as we grow in maturity and Faith day by day. Lord, encourage us daily as we surrender all to You and seek to walk in Thy incredible ways, today and always, in Jesus' Strong Name, we pray. Amen.