⁶³And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him. ⁶⁴And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote thee? ⁶⁵And many other things blasphemously spake they against him.
There will be times when you will be mocked, abused, spat on, all because You are living out God’s will. Many will rise up and enjoy the sweet fruit of your victory, the very adversity you have sampled down.
Your duty is to pay attention to your assignment, all the negative energy around you is simply part of the journey and is fully part of the building process, once all is fulfilled, the defining scars will be worth it.
…the one with healed scars has conquered the thorn bushes…
⁵Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil. ⁶They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul. ⁷Shall they escape by iniquity? in thine anger cast down the people, O God. ⁸Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book? ⁹When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me. ¹⁰In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word. ¹¹In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto
I always say the mouth is for talking, our role as Christians is to speak for God and not to hear another talk about you, unless it is God speaking by a vessel.
²¹Do not pay attention to every word people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you— ²²for you know in your heart that many times you yourself have cursed others. ²³All this I tested by wisdom and I said, “I am determined to be wise” — but this was beyond me.
Yes , when they twist your words, smear your reputation, eyeball to eyeball mock you to your face, arise ,dust yourself off and make progress.
Always let the righteousness which is of God preceed you for revilers and spiritual Vandals are not your problem as you are executing your assignment, they are there own problem and in due time will reap a great harvest.
¹Awake, awake, Zion, clothe yourself with strength! Put on your garments of splendor, Jerusalem, the holy city. The uncircumcised and defiled will not enter you again. ²Shake off your dust; rise up, sit enthroned, Jerusalem. Free yourself from the chains on your neck, Daughter Zion, now a captive
I am free indeed for the Master paid it.
My heart is not stoled from me, I yield it to God alone.
I live out the liberties of the Holyspirit making progress everyday.
I’m not slothful in business, I am fervent in spirit making mention of His word daily, I worship the word of God.
I am the glow of God even in my fast I’m glowing, I’m shinning, my heart is filled with Joy.
¹⁰In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word. ¹¹In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. ¹²Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render praises unto thee. ¹³For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?