Hebrews 12:1 (Amplified)
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us,
I admonish everyone who has the opportunity to read this to take these words to heart. Many of us are carrying unnecessary weight and it is causing us both physical and spiritual sickness. Take for instance, how many of us are still trying to maintain the same friends or lifestyle that we had before finding Christ? I will be the first to say that I tried to “fit in” when I have evidently been “called out”.
This type of common behavior will cause us to be captured into something that we have a hard time getting free from. We find ourselves trying to compromise in order to belong to a certain group of people. So I have to lose the spiritual weight that I have been holding on to for some time. I felt like a person in the natural. “If I just disguise my actions by doing this and that, no one will notice the difference.” How wrong of me to assume that my weight gain would be unnoticeable..
So I’m working spiritual muscle in order to be able to be prepared for the task or the “race” that is set before me. I tried to run the race without proper nutrition. I wasn’t reading my Bible like I should have and I was succumbing to the plan of the enemy. The scripture reminds us that we are surrounded by such a multitude or cloud of witnesses. They are waiting on us to be true representatives of this faith that we proclaim. Needless to say, I see myself in clear view and I do not like the unfit person that I have become.
If you hadn’t noticed, the blog is totally new. I did that because I wanted to start fresh. I can’t minister to you with trash in my system and as we all know, hurt people hurt people. I want to be pure in my delivery of this message so I have repented and refueled. Remission and Fidelity are important to me and I know that God has given me just a glimpse of what is about to occur. I’m ready to work this thing out and I am glad that you are here to join me. Blessings to you and yours. Welcome to the NEW www.quiyada.net.