Conquest to Victory (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

I am reblogging this for a very special reason. I had read a blog last night about choosing a word to exemplify what I would like in my life in 2014 and I chose the word ‘victory’. Then today I read another blogger writing about the very same thing and I told her what my word was. The very next blog I read is this one. You will understand when you read it why it meant so much to me. I really believe based on the content of it, that I was meant to read it and to believe …. and that it is truly a message meant for me (and others of course)…… Diane

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From Charles Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook”
Conquest to Victory
January 2
And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. (Romans 16:20)

This promise follows well upon that of yesterday. We are evidently to be conformed to our covenant Head, not only in His being bruised in His heel but in His conquest of the evil one. Even under our feet is the old dragon to be bruised. The Roman believers were grieved with strife in the church; but their God was “the God of peace” and gave them rest of soul. The archenemy tripped up the feet of the unwary and deceived the hearts of the simple; but he was to get the worst of it and to be trodden down by those whom he had troubled. This victory would not come to the people of God through their own skill or power; but God Himself would…

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8 thoughts on “Conquest to Victory (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

  1. and may God grant you the strength necessary to face life’s battles. On this note, I am reminded of that passage from one of St. Paul’s epistles about God not giving you more than you can handle. Best wishes for the new year, Diane. 🙂

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    • I am claiming this year to resolve some very important issues… and I am claiming ‘victory’… I believe that scripture you quoted that God doesn’t give more than we can handle… Thank you Imelda for the reminder… and best to you and your family also… Diane

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  2. Great article Diane. This does make a great start to the new year. I pray that 2014 will be a wonderful year for you.

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