When we try to run from God

We are actually deceiving ourselves,

Because there’s nowhere in the world we can hide

Since His omnipresence dwells.

When we ignore that nagging sensation;

The one deep in our soul,

We will keep ourselves fully occupied

And perhaps never reach any meaningful goals.

When we ignore our calling;

True rest and peace won’t dwell,

Because we’re deliberately avoiding the inevitable

And heartache this will spell.

It’s our stubbornness and our resistance

That become our stumbling blocks,

But God is knocking on the door of our heart

For true freedom to unlock.

Although He is in total control

He’s a gentleman through and through,

And will never force anyone to come

To eternal life and be renewed.

When we quit the fight

And we surrender unto Him,

We discover true life with joy and peace;

With satisfaction from within.

And then the real fight will occur;

The battle for our soul,

Since our spiritual enemy is furious indeed

Having lost his firm stronghold.

But God will help us to overcome

Since He’s faithful and loyal too,

And when we solely trust in His salvation

He will protect us with His truth.

The battle is won through humility

Covered with love and gentleness,

And with a repentant and a contrite heart

And where God’s Spirit manifests.

Jesus didn’t resist the cross

Because He knew His mission well,

As He humbly carried that wretched cross

To save our souls from hell.

(C) P.B. 2022

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.”  Matthew 7:7

“He who finds his life will lose it, but he who loses his life for My sake will find it.”  Matthew 10:39

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.”  1 Peter 5:8

“Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”  1 Timothy 6:12

“Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.”  Ephesians 6:14-16

“He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.”  1 John 5:12

“God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.  Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time.”  1 Peter 5:5-6

“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart – these O God, You will not despise.”  Psalm 51:17

“Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit’; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow.”  James 4:13-14

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.”  Revelation 3:20

“He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the Book of Life; but I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.”  Revelation 3:6

“Repent, and let every one of you be baptised in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the Holy Spirit.”  Acts 2:38

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