by Anniel 3/9/17
Because shape shifters abide in the sea of lies about us, and astonish us by evil, we, who can only see through a glass darkly, often grow weary of sin before the battle is joined.
As the many-headed Hydrah of legend confronts us daily we must sharpen our survival skills and mount a vigorous defense. You and I may crave peace, but it is not ours for the wishing. Nor may we become liars in the battle we fight, for the righteous are forbidden to lie. Only our enemies may lie freely. That is both their (false) strength, and their greatest weakness, that we will learn to recognize their lies and fight them with truth.
Today I was shown clearly the many faces of our enemies, those who would destroy us with no thought. It was warm in my room, and I was half asleep when I was suddenly awakened and shown the faces of those who hate me, and all of us, but I was also told not to reveal those names. Some of them you already know, but others may be personal to you and different in the battles you will need to fight.
Time is of the essence lest we truly become cowards and blow an uncertain trumpet. I was exhausted by what I saw. Like Hercules when faced with the Hydrah, we may see new heads grow when we thought we had killed them, and most of us lack the strength of a Hercules.
Some of us may discover that we are one of the Hydra’s heads looking out of our mirror. That we need to shed our own cowardice, and learn how to forgive our singular weaknesses. That could be our most discouraging but necessary assignment.
It has also been said that we grow closer to God when we laugh, and that “a merry heart doeth good like a medicine” (Proverbs 17:22 KJV). I hope we use the miracle of a sense of humor to bring us joy in the Lord. The ability to see one’s self clearly does make humor both a miracle and a necessity. Our enemies are grim of spirit, they have lost all ability to see irony and humor. One task our side has is to learn to laugh again.
The battles we fight today are mental, spiritual and, as ever, eternal. That I witness to you as I awaken from my strange – – dream? vision? I stand perplexed, but what happened to me was real.
You will need to confront your own need for Truth and find your own strength if we are to be successful in saving our land.
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Our God will not fail
He arms us with joy in Him
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