3 Struggles & 1 Win#
The devil is dressed in a dinner suit and mingles in our midst.
Three struggles test the disciple's mettle each day:
- there is always a harder righteousness to choose for,
- the struggle is spiritual, not merely against a man's flesh and blood and
- we must travel as foreigners, unwelcome aliens upon a pilgrimage to Home.
Righteousness promises peace yet life's wars are guaranteed.
The wrestle's fuel is hardship pumped from satan's reservoirs by his wicked powers and principalities; the evil one seeks to tear the Christian from his future Home.
Be not alarmed that satan sows tares among the wheat of Christ. ~ John Wesley
Panic need never rise in the Christian, distress need not cloud the days.
Wesley and the Psalmist won, so too the pilgrim in the daily wrestle for when -
this heart trusts in the Lord I am helped. (Psalm 29:7b)
Today's Soul Snippet:
"When treasure owns my heart - I don't."
#Today's image captures two Mongolian wrestlers in combat. Kindly supplied by a subscriber.
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