This post is so fitting for what I was intending to write. After reading this, I didn’t watch the video, as I was rejoicing with tears of joy. I truly pray you read this…
by Mike Ratliff
4 For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. (Romans 15:4 NASB)
The role of a Christian writer primarily focusing on the growing apostasy in the church is a tough one. As the Lord shows us what is really going on in the “visible church” that is Christian in name only it is easy to become overwhelmed. If we focus on the these things to the exclusion of our devotion to our Lord we will find in short order that these battles take a heavy toll. They cannot be fought in our strength alone. Fortunately, we can remain in the fight in obedience to our Lord as long as we are doing battle while yoked to our Lord. Also, we must never lose sight of our Lord’s own promise to…
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Thanks for sharing this Stephanie. I know that Bro Ratliff speaks for alot of us! It was a much needed blessing today.