A good friend of mine helped to put this week into a better perspective for me. She reminded me of how with my commitment to go on missions, there are many forces out there that want to bring me down. She sent these scriptures which are a great reminder and mean so much. Thanks, Julie!!
"For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of the world, against spiritual wickedness in high places." -Eph 6:12
"The thief comes only to steal, kill and destroy, but I have come so that they may have life and have it in abundance." -John 10:10
"There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." -Romans 8:1
"We take every thought captive and make it obey Christ." -2 Corinthians 10:5
"Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things." -Phillipians 4:8