Lamentation 3:22 It is indeed by the mercies of the Lord that I am not consumed, for his compassions fail not. Where would I be this moment without the mercies of God? Where would you be friends? For when the wicked, mine enemies came to eat up my flesh they stumbled and fell – Psalms 27:2. When my enemies came in like a flood to sweep me away, the spirit of the Lord raised a standard against them Isaiah 59:19
Thus will I rejoice and be glad for no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and any tongue that rises in judgement against me I condemn in Jesus name Isaiah 54:17
Psalms 71:5 For thou art my hope, O Lord God: thou art my trust from my youth.6 By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother’s bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.7 I am as a wonder unto many, but thou art my strong refuge. 8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour, all the day.9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.10 For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.12 O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.13 Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.14 But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.16 I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.18 Now also when I am old and grey-headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!20 Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.21 Thou shalt increase my greatness and comfort me on every side.22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
“Father, as your hands, strengthened the arms of Joseph to fulfil destiny, strengthen the arms of my hands today in Jesus’ Name.” Open Heavens Devotional March 8th, 2018