This is a page for those who feel
S u r r o u n d e d.
"There is no need
when times of trouble come,
even though surrounded by enemies!"
Psalm 49:5 TLB
Many negative things come and surround us.
All kinds of Trouble,
"What has you surrounded?"
"What predicament are you facing?"
Our instruction manual
tells us to say,
"Though I am surrounded by troubles,
you [God] will bring me safely through them."
Psalm 138:7a TLB
Our instruction manual
also tells us to say:
Tell me what to do, O Lord, and make it plain
because I am surrounded by waiting enemies.
Psalm 27:11 TLB
It is helpful to remember that
when Elisha was surrounded by enemies,*
God opened his eyes
to see that
he was actually surrounded
angels of the Lord.
* Scripture 2 Kings 6:15-17
He and his servant could see.
And it is even better to realize
when we face troubles and trials,
you and I
and protected by God.
it may LOOK bad.
But God is not finished.
This is how I fight my battles...
God tells us to:
Put on the garment of praise
spirit of heaviness.
God also tells us to
put on the Armor of God - and pray!
Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armor of God...
(then the Bible gives a description of the armor)
Verse 18 Praying always
A Faith Builder Prayer
Lord, your Word says, "Lord, when doubts fill my mind, when my heart is in turmoil, quiet me and give me renewed hope and cheer.".... Lord, I lay down my doubts and concerns and pick up faith and hope and cheer.
Lord, your Word says, "The Commander of the armies of heaven is here among us. He, the God of Jacob, has come to rescue us!" ... Lord, I glorify you, and I cry out for your rescue. You are able.
Lord, your Word says, "Arise O Lord, and let your enemies be scattered." ... Lord, I cry out to you to "Arise and scatter" ungodly things that the forces of evil send my way. And I will also cry out for you to "Arise" and help me scatter ungodly thoughts, emotions, and attitudes that weaken me and draw my attention away from your love and power.
And Lord, your Word says, "Come and see the glorious things God has done. What marvelous miracles happen to his people." ... Lord, I will meditate on the Scriptures that remind me of the amazing miracles you have done before ....and I will build up my faith for the miracles you will do again.
In Jesus' name I pray,
Psalm 94:19 TLB - Psalm 46:7 TLB - Psalm 68:1 - Psalm 66:5 TLB
We all fall down
Remember back to a time when you fell down.
Was it hard to get back up?
What helped you get back up?
I want to leave you with two videos.
It is my hope
that the next time you fall down,
you will remember
the following videos
that their messages
will make it easier for you
to get back up!
The first video is from the movie:
Chariots of Fire
When you fall,
Get Back Up!
It is not time to give up - it is time to
Thank you to Stan, a friend of this website,
who gave most of the inspiration and ideas
for this page.
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