Say, why art thou downcast, oh my soul? Who is
it that takes away your light by darkening your vision like a shade pulled
down? Who is subtle in his trap setting? Who would whisper to
you things that sound like truth because they are scripture, but still
Did I not come to give you life? Do I not lead
you forth with peace? Do I not forgive your sin? Yet, that
enemy would say unto you, you have committed the unpardonable!
Surely, you are excluded from grace. And you listened once,
then again and as he found he had an audience, he kept on adding and
building his case against you until there is a firm grip, until your joy
has fled and you can't hear Me, your faith has fled. I will ask you,
is My arm too short for only you? Is your sin the one My blood
couldn't cover? Is it not worthy? Or perhaps, you listened to
Did I say watch
for nothing? Guard your heart with all diligence! Yes. I
tell you, put on the full armor for I train you for war. Resist the
devil and he will flee from you. Give him no place in your thoughts.
Neither dwell on his suggestions. You are mine. Yes, I
have said it. And who are mine - who can take them out of My
No enemy can come between us unless by your own
permission, your own desire, you are enticed by the devil to leave the
place of refuge and rest and to say " I do not want the Lord any
longer." Do not reject Me and I will never leave you.
The enemy cannot take you no matter how he roars. For greater
is He that lives in you than he that is of the world. Rest in Me!
For I shall keep you. As Paul, My servant has written,
"I am fully persuaded that He is able to keep me until that day."
Yes, I am your salvation, I am become your salvation, I am becoming