Grace and peace be unto you.
A Word of Encouragement…
All day long my enemies twist my words;
all their schemes are for my ruin.
They conspire, they lurk, they watch
Waiting for my downfall, hoping for
Fear and trembling have beset me;
horror has overwhelmed me.
I said, “Oh, that I had the wings of a dove!
I would fly away and be at rest.
I would flee far away and stay in the
But then I consider the greatness of my
He is God of gods and Lord of lords, the
Great, Mighty, and Awesome God,
I call to remembrance days of old when
He came to my rescue.
I reflected on His Word that is more
powerful than a two-edged sword,
And heard joy and gladness for He has
given me a spirit, not of fear, but of love,
power, and self-control.
The weight lifted from my heart and the
sorrow disappeared from my eyes.
What can mere mortals do to me? For me
to live is Christ and to die is gain.
In God whose Word I praise, I put my trust,
and am not afraid.
No weapon formed against me shall prosper,
And I condemn every tongue that rises
against me in judgement,
This is my heritage as a servant of the
My strength comes from God and God
I am the head and not the tail, the victor
and not the loser.
I am like an olive tree flourishing in the
love of God.
I will arise and praise the Lord of my salvation,
He is faithful, just, loving, and kind.
He will not give me more than I can bear because
of his unfailing love,
My Lord will never leave nor forsake me.
Praise His holy name!
Adapted from the Holy Bible.
“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us” (Romans 8:37).