having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness; showing a heartfelt and powerful intensity
But GOD, a most fierce warrior, is at my side.
Those who are after me will be sent sprawling.
"A mighty warrior"
I can just imagine God fully dressed out in all His armor coming to my defense.....
or whatever attire it might take depending on the situation. I do know at times He sends others to come to our rescue and all the time He's behind the scenes orchestrating every single move.
I've seen His power just this week through the prayers of His sweet people. I'm usually not one to ask for prayer for myself but one day this week I was getting a bit overwhelmed because life was coming at me from all sides. Y'all, I KNOW I'm not in this boat alone, but when we're going through those stressful times we sometimes feel like we're all alone in a boat full of holes and more keep popping up and we're fixing to go under. So I reached out to Pappy's brothers and sisters and sisters in love and asked for prayer for my Mom.....
I'm here to tell you that within just a few minutes I felt the fog start to lift and God was renewing my Spirit and the prayers of our precious family were starting to plug up those holes and I knew I was gonna be able to stay afloat!
The first definition above, "having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness".....
that reminds me of the verse in James that tells us that "the effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man (woman) availeth much".
And, the second definition.....
"showing a heartfelt and powerful intensity".....
that's not only God's love for us but should also describe our.....my.....love for HIM and others!
That could very well be my word for 2018!
Happy Thursday, sweet Friends (and family)!