And having done all to stand
Having Done All, to Stand Stand Therefore by Jerry Hollenbeck
When you have done all according to the word of God and it seems like nothing is happening, then stand. This means you need to maintain the endurance to endure, that faith as a mustard seed yet the tenacity and boldness of the righteous sustained by the conquering power of Christ. Stand firm, hold your ground, and defend your territory against the enemy, by submitting to God and hitting the enemy in the name of Jesus. This will surely make us to overcome in the evil day. Turn on your television set and virtually every channel shouts headlines at you about wars, disasters, famine, cruelty, poverty, and the like.
Personal, painstaking experience. Yes, I have been on an month journey to standing. And it was in the place of brokenness and pain, fear and insecurity, that God met me and taught me how to stand again. Sometimes we pull ourselves together, gather our resources, and prepare to fight. Other times, we run for cover hoping to protect ourselves from the flying shrapnel, waiting until the storm passes. Did you catch that? He does not give us an out.
Ephesians Ephesians New International Version NIV Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Read Full Chapter. Truth, righteousness, peace, faith, and salvation are more than words.
Why take to you the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Ephesians Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil…. Ephesians ,16 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience….
former things have passed away
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Scripture: Ephesians Denomination: Methodist. Ephesians 6. Doris Day sang this song and what it means is that the future is up in the air. Whatever is going to happen will happen. You choose whom you will serve. And having done all to stand though says something before you get to the place of standing.