The dry and deadly thoughts crept into the tired mind of the soul… yet he was still pressing on…. Still yearning…. Still trying to go forward in the walk of faith. And the passing hours grew late for deliverance, still the soul held on in spite of all outward circumstances of seemingly betrayed promises.
That which warred against the mind continued to bring pressure and accusation day by day. Yet the man of the soul put his faith in God….
Long nights of tensed faith, and days of suspended progression both exercised the heart in different manners towards the expected release to come.
Becoming a man of the tempered steel of character, does not come because of light hearted activities and the shallow values of entertained physical momentum. But rather it comes in the deepened paths of the unknown gloom…... having to trust in Almighty God and none else.
The forged man of God is not born from passive blessings passed down from father to son, but it comes from the fires of adversity, the depths of human suffering, and at the end of a shattered belief system that discovers the Sovereignty of God when all else fails.
Soul wrestles and mental workouts train the one who prepares for the battles by his intake in the Word of God.
And when the never ending warfare ends….
And when the “and it came to pass’ happens…
The Man of faith is prepared, equipped and experienced to handle the unfolded Blessing.
For He understands the purpose of the Blessing, and in wisdom carries fresh faith to those still in the wallowing mud of the onslaught of hell.
He overcomes…..by faith.