If this battle is the Lord’s . . . the Lord may be having a bad week

I’m sitting here on the plenary floor listening over and over again (in one ear, my good one) to Yolanda Adam’s song “This Battle is not yours, Its the Lords.”

If this battle is the Lord’s, it looks like the Lord may be having a bad week … but what the heck do I know?

Hey, if God sees all of this from the perspective of eternity, I’m hoping it looks at least moderately better from there than it does from down here where we are now, stuck on the plenary floor right here in the middle of our blasted space-time continuum. Oh, for a glimpse of God’s eternal point of view.

Let’s keep praying!

Peace,

Beka

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