Shayn Roby’s Take: More than ever before, intense spiritual warfare abounds toward those who follow Jesus. Those who are under the influence of demonic power are constantly thinking of ways to discredit Christians. It is for this reason that a life of intense prayer is the one that bears the most fruit. The editor of ShaynRoby.com understands this, but has to admit that he stumbles frequently when trying to fight battles within the flesh against the Godless, rather than allowing the Great I Am and The Lamb of God to fight those battles.
Last Friday, I announced at the men’s study that we will take a brief break from our usual study in order to go evangelizing to the masses. Taking a brief break from our study will give us an opportunity to apply what we learn about Jesus by sharing Him with lost sinners. Living for Jesus is not only learning about Jesus, but serving as an ambassador of Christ (2 Corinthians 5:20). When I think about living for Jesus, I am reminded of a particular portion of prayer from the Valley of Vision, entitled, “Living for Jesus.” This is what the prayer states:
O SAVIOUR OF SINNERS,
Thy name is excellent,
thy glory high,
thy compassions unfailing,
thy condescension wonderful,
thy mercy tender.
I bless thee for the discoveries, invitations,
promises of the gospel
for in them is pardon for rebels,
liberty for captives,
health for the sick,
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