by Benjamin Munsell on May 18, 2019
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, EVEN AS IT IS WITH YOU: And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith. BUT THE LORD IS FAITHFUL, WHO SHALL STABLISH YOU, AND KEEP YOU FROM (the) EVIL (one). And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you. AND THE LORD DIRECT YOUR HEARTS into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ. 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that YOUR LABOUR IS NOT IN VAIN IN THE LORD. 1 Corinthians 15:57-58. The Lord Jesus Christ is our EVERYTHING. He will provide everything we will ever need to come to Christ, stay in Christ, and Grow in Christ. Here's where most people gladly enjoy all their Blessings of Good Things from the Lord, but cry out for help and relief when life suddenly turns hard, remember Job, and all he went through? Yes, all good things come from the Lord, but remember this, all our trials, troubles, testings, and tribulations ARE ALSO allowed by the Lord to come into our Life FOR THE PURPOSE OF GROWING US IN AND INTO  CHRISTLIKENESS, that we may Praise, Honour, Magnify, and Glorify Christ IN ALL THINGS, AT ALL TIMES. No matter how "tough" it gets FOR us, it's Christ who gets all the Glory FROM us. Thank the Lord for all the hard times just as much as you thank Him for all the good times. It's ALL from Him. For the Christian, EVERYTHING is from the Lord, FOR OUR GOOD. Can you Thank the Lord for everything that happens to you today, the "good" AND the "bad"? If yes, that's good, if no, why not? Praise the Lord for your failures And your  Victories, learn from them, Grow in and through them, keep working on your Patience and  Obedience that you may Forever, Be Blessed.