Saturday, July 6, 2013

Fight the Good Fight

Fight the good fight of faith? Why do you think Paul used the word fight?
1 Timothy 6:12 (NKJV)
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.

For some is the good fight to remain faithful to Christ in the midst of the storm?
For some is the good fight to remain faithful to Christ when all HELL seems to be coming against them?
Is the good fight to remain faithful when everyone around you is not faithful?
Is the good fight to remain faithful when the things of the world (things we know better than to do) seem so appealing – surely that would bring me happiness?
Perhaps we can now realize this journey was (since the fall) never intended to simply be a walk in the park.

I love the way The Message Translation says 1 Timothy 6:11-12
"But you, Timothy, man of God: Run for your life from all this. Pursue a righteous life—a life of wonder, faith, love, steadiness, courtesy. Run hard and fast in the faith. Seize the eternal life, the life you were called to, the life you so fervently embraced in the presence of so many witnesses."

Pursuing a righteous life may be indeed be a fight but in the end the reward will be worth the fight! Not only in our Heavenly home but worth the fight even here in this earthly home. . .

More encouraging words can be found at Spiritual Sundays

1 comment:

  1. While most people don't need the magnification lens (sometimes called a "cyclops") to read the date, it is a nice addition to have when replica watches you want to know the date at a glance. And for some people, the date is just too small to be read without squinting. Rolex put the magnifier lens on the Submariner (not Sea Dweller model) replica watches sale and the Datejust models (among other Rolex replica watches sale models). The placement of the date and magnifier was specifically chosen where it is, because if wearing replica watches sale on your left hand, it was the first part of the replica watches sale that emerged from your sleeve, allowing quick reference to the date. Virtually all the Rolex clone models started to copy this design feature as it was an integral characteristic of the swiss replica watches. Magnifier lenses are not without their drawbacks. Many people do not like them for two reasons. First, is that they tend to attract scratches and blemishes.


Glad you dropped by. Hope you enjoyed your visit. Please leave a comment. I would love to hear your thoughts, for iron sharpens iron.

May the Lord bless you,
Linda J