Today Rachel arrives. Beyond that, we don’t know what will happen nor how things will be. There is room for much trepidation. There is room for much fear.
But we go into today with the whole armor of God. Our struggle is not against flesh and flood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places, and today these have one objective; to rob us of our faith in our commander-in-chief so that we are overwhelmed with fear and despair. This is the battle, so we take up the whole armor of God so that we will be able to withstand on this day, and having done everything, to stand firm. We stand, therefore, having fastened the belt of truth around our waists, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and on our feet the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. We stand, with shield of faith and helmet of salvation and sword of the Spirit.
We go into today with the Body of Christ surrounding us and praying for us. We go into today with Jesus interceding for us at the right hand of the Father. We go into today with the Spirit interceding for us with groans that words cannot express. We go into today with the Maker of the Universe as our shepherd – Rachel’s, Kendra’s, David’s. Yea, though we walk through the valley of the shadow of death, we will fear no evil, for thou art with us; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort us.
David and Kendra and Rachel