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Relationship Struggles

My dearest daughter, do not fret about the relationships that you struggle with or the family connections that cause you stress. These battles are not produced in the opponents who clash. Rather, they originate from the powers of this dark world. Your spiritual enemy instigates competitiveness and jealousy in the smallest of children to the elderly saint. The devil stirs up contention and resentment in my children from the time they are young through old age.

Siblings will rival and family members will fight. Friends will disagree and marriages will crumble. But My Word endures forever. My great love lasts for all time. Seek Me in the battles. Consult Me in your competitions, both carnal and spiritual. I am Your great warrior. I fight on your behalf. I give you My suit of armor to wear for your protection. Clothe yourself in it daily. Pray it over your family. Declare victory in your home.

Buckle the belt of truth around your waist. Do not be deceived by your adversary, but expose his lies. Cling to the truth of my Word. Proudly wear the breastplate of righteousness. It will guard your heart against immorality. Be prepared always in grace and mercy to share My gospel of peace with a world at war. With the shield of faith, put out the fires started by the evil one. Put on the helmet of salvation for you have been redeemed. Carry the sword of the Spirit, my Word, with you at all times. Bind it in your heart and mind. Call on it as your weapon of choice. Use it to disprove the enemy’s deceit. After you have done all these things, stand your ground. Stand firm in My strength. Always be alert to the devils ways, and pray at all times, in all places, for all your brothers and sisters around the world who fight similar battles.

You are My precious child. I love you far more than you can understand. I won the battle for your soul, and now you must fight for the souls of those you love. Be My armor bearer. Bring My peace and light into this dark world. Shine brightly in the midst of your struggles. You will be a witness to My goodness as you withstand the tests of the times. Remain in Me, beloved one, and I will remain in you.

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against the flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark worldIron to Iron, and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In additional to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints (Ephesians 6:10-18).

Also see: Isaiah 40:8, Exodus 15:3, John 15:4

Bible

Believe It or Not

My child, I have not forgotten you. You have not been seeking me, but I have been seeking you. What keeps you from me? Is is work, hobbies, pleasure, or sin? Do you struggle with something that you are afraid to bring before me? I know your pleasures and your pain. I rejoice with you when you rejoice. I bear your burdens when they are too heavy for you to bear yourself.

Come to me. Run to me. My arms are wide open waiting for you. I am here to help you through your present difficulties. You do not have to travel down this road alone. I am with you always. I will comfort you and give you rest. When you cannot go on, I will carry you.

Let my Spirit refresh you and my words renew your soul. You are the child I delight in. You are the one I came to save. You are no longer deserted and desolate. You are a child of the King. Rejoice in your eternal inheritance. I have adopted you as my child and clothed you in my righteousness.

I will protect you and prosper you. I will give you whatever you need. Do not be burdened by your momentary troubles. I will take care of you. I love you more than you will ever understand. Would you take time to meet with me daily? Your burdens will not overwhelm you when you feel me by your side. To feel my presence, you must know me better. You know I am with you, but do you believe it? Know me by spending time with me. Listen to my voice and read my word. As you come to know me better, you will feel my presence and you will believe.

My Spirit I have given you. I live in you. Fear not, I am with you always. Believe it, or not.