Claiming the Victory
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Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, "It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household."........Genesis 41:51NIV
THEY HAVE GREATLY OPPRESSED ME FROM MY YOUTH, BUT THEY HAVE NOT GAINED THE VICTORY OVER ME. PLOWMEN HAVE PLOWED MY BACK AND MADE THEIR FURROWS LONG. BUT THE LORD IS RIGHTEOUS; HE HAS CUT ME FREE FROM THE CORDS OF THE WICKED....Psalm 129:2-4NIV
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, Behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones. And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children. In righteousness shalt thou be established: Thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee. Behold, they shall surely gather together, but not by me: Whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake. Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.....Isaiah 54: 11-17 KJV
Hallelujah! Glory to our God! Praise his wonderful name!
LET IT GO FOR 2011
THEY THAT SOW IN TEARS SHALL REAP IN JOY. HE THAT GOETH FORTH AND WEEPETH, BEARING PRECIOUS SEED, SHALL DOUBTLESS COME AGAIN WITH REJOICING, BRINGING HIS SHEAVES WITH HIM......Psalm 126: 5-6 KJV
Sister, you will be healed! You will rejoice! You will have victory in Jesus! You will move on to a life of peace and happiness, filled with God's perfect love. THANK YOU, LORD!
BEHOLD, I GIVE YOU THE AUTHORITY TO TRAMPLE ON SERPENTS AND SCORPIONS, AND OVER ALL THE POWER OF THE ENEMY, AND NOTHING SHALL BY ANY MEANS HURT YOU. NEVERTHELESS DO NOT REJOICE IN THIS, THAT THE SPIRITS ARE SUBJECT TO YOU, BUT RATHER REJOICE BECAUSE YOUR NAMES ARE WRITTEN IN HEAVEN....Luke 10:19-20NKJV
Thank you, Jesus!
I will enter His courts with praise.
I will say this is the day that the Lord has made;
I will rejoice for He has made me glad.'
....From the hymn 'I Will Enter His Gates', composer unknown
In truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left; through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as imposters; known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed; sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.....2 Corinthians 6: 7-10NIV.
I Am A Soldier In The Army Of God!
I am a soldier in the Army of God.
The Lord Jesus Christ is my Commanding Officer.
The Holy Bible is my code of conduct.
Faith, prayer, and the Word are my weapons of warfare.
I have been taught by the Holy Spirit,
Trained by experience,
Tried by adversity,
And tested by fire.
I am a volunteer in this Army,
And I am enlisted for eternity.
I will either retire in this Army at the rapture,
Or die in this Army;
But I will not get out,
be talked out,
or be pushed out.
I am faithful, reliable, capable, and dependable.
If my God needs me, I am there!
I am a soldier. I am not a baby.
I do not need to be pampered, petted, primed up, picked up, or pepped up.
I am a soldier.
No one has to call me, remind me, write me, visit me, entice me, or lure me.
I am a soldier. I am not a wimp.
I am in place, saluting my King,
Obeying His orders,
praising His name,
and building His kingdom!
No one has to send me flowers, gifts, food, cards, candy,
Or give me handouts.
I do not need to be coddled, cradled, cared for, or catered to.
I am committed.
I cannot have my feelings hurt badly enough to turn me around.
I cannot be discouraged enough to turn me aside.
I cannot lose enough to cause me to quit.
When Jesus called me into this Army, I had nothing.
If I end up with nothing, I will still come out ahead.
I will win.
My God has, and will continue, to supply all of my needs.
I am more than a conqueror.
I will always triumph.
I can do all things through Christ.
Devils cannot defeat me,
people cannot disillusion me,
Weather cannot weary me,
sickness cannot stop me.
Battles cannot beat me,
money cannot buy me.
Governments cannot silence me,
And hell cannot handle me.
I am a soldier.
Even death cannot destroy me.
For when my Commander calls me from this battlefield,
He will promote me to Captain and
Then allow me to rule with Him.
I am a soldier in God’s Army,
And I am marching to claim the victory.
I will not give up.
I will not turn around.
I am a soldier, marching heaven bound!
Here I stand! Will you stand with me?
...Written by B.J. Morbitzer
We worship you, Lord! We exalt you, Jesus!
Thank you , Lord!
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