Beloved, hear the Word of the Lord for you.
Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.
Let all that you do be donewith love.
1 Corinthians 16:13-14 (NKJV)
Beloved, at the end of Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, he exhorts them to “watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave and be strong.” Paul’s urging them reminds me of an Old Testament phrase, a mighty man of valor, which is used for Gideon, Boaz and others. We are in a battle against the ancient foe of the Most High God. Valor is foundational to our nature as we fight this war. Paul follows his encouragement with, “Let all you do be done with love.”
Beloved, I bless you as a mighty man or woman of valor to watch, be cautious and to be aware of what is going on around you. I bless you to watch in Love. Watching in Love removes fear, criticalness and judgment. Watching in Love also removes jumping to wrong conclusions about other people and their motives. I bless you with Love and wisdom as you watch and are aware and alert to things in the natural and spiritual realms.
Beloved, I bless you as a mighty man or woman of valor as you stand fast in the faith with Love. I bless you with knowing the Love of the Father for you so that your faith is strong and unwavering. I bless you with knowing that the Love of the Father is always good. I bless you with faith to
Beloved, I bless you as a mighty man or woman of valor to be full of Love as you are brave in all you do. I bless you with the Perfect Love that casts out fear. I bless you with Love as the foundation to your bravery. May your bravery be used honorably for the advancement of the Kingdom of God. I bless you with the Love that is necessary for bravery so that bravery is not misused for selfish gain. I bless your bravery to be fueled by Love in order to eliminate counterfeit bravery that is fueled by fear or any other fear based emotions.
Beloved, I bless you as a mighty man or woman of valor with your strength to be full of Love. I bless you to use your strength to war for the advancement of the Kingdom of God through righteousness, restoration, rebuilding and evangelism. I bless you with strength full of Love so that your strength is not used in any way as to hurt, exploit, mistreat or undermine any of those entrusted to your care or in your sphere of influence. I bless you with strength to move mountains; strength to fight the good fight of faith; strength to bring people to Christ; strength to war for restoration and to bring people into their destinies so that they can be mighty and dangerous against the kingdom of darkness.
Beloved, I encourage you to seek the Father and ask Him how to instruct your soul to do everything in Love. Please ask the Father how to teach your mind, will and emotions to be in alignment with the nature of Love.
Beloved, I bless you in Jesus’ name that all you do be done with Love.
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