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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Introduction

this busy life where the competition for one’s

In

is huge it is important to be able to grab hold

time

the "Bite-Size Series" which provides you

of

topical devotionals.

with

Bite-Size Series is unique as it is topical

The

made up of three elements, acronyms, quotes

and

scriptures. The acronyms are derived from

and

words from which the associated

everyday

bring an in depth alternate meaning. In

quotes

instances, quoting from the acronym may be

some

by adverbs for example

supported

Disobey (the) Omnipotent (through)

D.O.U.B.T,

(and) Belittling Truth whilst in others,

Unbelief

as M.I.N.D, the quotation, Memory In

such

Drive does not have adverbs to

Negotiating

its full meaning.

support

to these acronyms, quotes and scriptures,

Added

Bite-Size Series is filled with contemporary and

the

provoking devotionals to inspire and

thought

you in the seasons of life. Finally,

encourage

Bite-Size Series titled, The Utmost Posture will

this

you up by providing scriptural truths

build

that inspire and strengthen you when needed.


Author's notes

have helped generations study facts in

Acronyms

subjects. This method enabled one to

various

long list of facts and more importantly

memorise

to focus what is immediately needed to

bring

answer questions or solve a problem at hand.

the Bite-Size series, Topical Devotional, the

In

format has been adopted

following

1:The everyday word e.g MIND

2:The acronym from the word is M.I.N.D

3:The quote derived : Memory In Negotiating Drive

scripture that supports the word: "Let this

4:The

be in you which was also in Christ Jesus

mind

(Philippians 2:5)

This is followed by a contemporary and thought

5:

devotional written to inspire and

provoking

you in the seasons of life and concludes

encourage

a with

Prayer of Self Reflection deduced from the

6:

and quotes

acronyms


S.T.A.N.D

Surrender Totally to Almighty when Navigating

Destiny

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and

having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet

shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all,

taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to

quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet

of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of

God: Ephesians 6:14-17 (KJV)


Lord assures us in the quoted scripture that we should

The

the upright posture, a position of hope. To

maintain

this posture as per the quote, is to Surrender

maintain

to the Almighty when Navigating through Destiny.

Totally

is a commanding position and a position of authority.

Stand

authority not in the things you have or the people you

An

but an authority based on your knowledge and

know

with Christ, the Lord.

relationship

is time to stand girding your loin with TRUTH. Christ is

It

truth (John 14:6). It is time to stand in RIGHTEOUSNESS.

the

need the righteousness which is by faith in Jesus Christ

We

3:22) as our righteousness is as filthy rags (Isaiah

(Romans

It is time to stand by the GOSPEL of peace which has

64:6).

to save (Romans 1:16). It is time to stand in FAITH.

power

is Faith:“Looking unto Jesus the founder and perfecter

Christ

our faith (Hebrews 12:2). It is time to stand in the

of

we have. Christ is our savior as there is no

SALVATION

name by which a man may be saved (Acts 4:11-12). It is

other

to stand by the WORD of God. Christ is the word (John

time

and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us (John

1:1),

is time to focus on Jesus Christ as you take stock of your

It

Whatever your conclusion, just S.T.A.N.D knowing that

life.

is Lord over all and will never fail to deliver. His timing

He

time are the best because all things will work together

and

your good (Romans 8:28). Be encouraged as you

for

totally. Amen

surrender

in life, one takes stock of plans and events that have

Periodically

People draw different conclusions based on

occurred.

failures or difficulties that may have been

achievements,

Stand is an upright position supported by the feet

experienced.

in humans and structures for object.

1:14)


R.H.Y.T.H.M

Righteous Harmonisation of Yahweh's Truth in

Humble Manifestation

Open the gates, and let the righteous nation come

in, the nation that remains faithful. With perfect

peace you will protect those whose minds cannot

be changed because they trust you. Trust the Lord

always, because the Lord, the Lord alone, is an

everlasting rock. Isaiah 26:2-4 (GW)


is, “The systematic arrangement of musical sounds,

Rhythm

according to duration and periodical stress” The

principally

of life follows a similar pattern of arrangement of

rhythm

and situations with varied duration and periodical

events

The quote from the acronym RHYTHM is Righteous

stresses.

of Yahweh’s Truths and Humbly Manifesting

Harmonization

reach the deeper recesses of our soul accompanied by it’s

these

and joy.

beauty

typifies the way one can be in rhythm with the Father:

Christ

he says, “He can do only what he sees the Father doing”

First

5:19 GW) and as He listens to the Father, He makes

(John

judgments (John 5:30 GW).This is RHYTHM, doing exactly

his

the Father expects. It requires the diligent and steadfast

what

to His manifested truths. What truths are guiding

adherence

we adhere to the truths, his promise to come and abode

As

us will be experienced (John 14:23). Oh, what a scenario,

with

and Jesus making their home with you! Can you imagine

God

Resolve to be in rhythm with the Father as you trust Him

this!

Let us hang on to what is Godly and not what appears

wholly.

be good or convenient. As we do this God will open the

to

the flood gates of heaven and pour out so much blessing

gates,

3:10b NIV)

(Malachi

of faith were in rhythm with God and the floodgates of

Men

were opened unto them. Remain blessed as you enjoy

heaven

stated, “Music and Rhythm find their way into the secret

Plato

of the soul” Life is rhythmic with periods of highs or lows

places

a combination of both. When the rhythm is harmonious

or

the music melodious, the dancing is beautiful. In such state

and

there is no pain.

you?

your rhythmic dance with the Lord, Amen


P.E.A.C.E

Problems Eased by the Authority Christ Exerts

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not

as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart

be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

John 14:27 (KJV)


what is going to happen? At such times, one seeks the

and

of peace.

assurance

if we follow the worlds’ definition of peace, freedom from

Truly,

we will not have that experience. Christ states, His

disturbance,

is not as the world gives. His peace in the face of

peace

is the assurance His presence give. This is found in

uncertainties

quote from the acronym p.e.a.c.e “Problems Eased by the

the

Christ Exerts” Christ did not promise us a life devoid

Authority

uncertainties. He knew disturbances are part of our journey

of

life and assures us of His peace.

in

therefore need to view uncertainties differently because

We

our heart and mind are stayed on Christ we will be free

when

anxieties and the related diseases such as high blood

from

or premature aging. Let uncertainties be the platforms

pressure

progress with their resolution revealing the glorious order of

of

No wonder James tells us to be joyful when we fall into

God.

temptations as this will work our patiences and when this

divers

we will become complete desiring nothing. (James 1:2-4)

happens

therefore need to see these anxious moments as enablers of

We

and dependency on God as well as making us understand

believe

limitations and the limitless provision from God. As you

our

on this “Let not your heart be troubled, be not afraid

meditate

do not worry when you first tell God every detail of your

and

in earnest and thankful prayer. After you have poured

needs

the uncertainties, rest in the peace of God which transcends

out

our powers of thought as His peace guards your hearts and

all

this position you will draw on the revelatory knowledge of

In

to handle the problem. When He leads, you will certainly

God

at a perfect destination. Walk therefore in His perfect

arrive

and He will perfect all your concerns. Amen

peace

is filled with periods of uncertainties. Uncertainties generate

Life

making us ask the questions how, when, where, which

anxieties

thoughts in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6)


H.E.D.G.E

Holy Enveloped Developed by God against

Evil destruction

So Satan answered the Lord and said, “Does Job

fear God for nothing? Have You not made a

hedge around him, around his household, and

around all that he has on every side? You have

blessed the work of his hands, and his

possessions have increased in the land.

Job 1:9-10 (NKJV)


children of God have the hedge of protection which is

All

by faithfulness to God. Job remained faithful to

maintained

in the face of adversity. His wife asked him to curse God

God

die but he refused. His friends accused him falsely but he

and

steadfast in his relationship to God declaring, “God may

was

me, but still I will trust in him Job 13:15a” and “Till I die I

kill

are eternal benefits of being faithful to God. Moses

There

faithfulness to God when he walked away from the

chose

of Egypt to bring deliverance to his people (Acts 7:22-

palace

Joshua chose faithfulness over loyalty to his people when

24).

declared "as for me and my house we will serve the Lord"

he

24:14-15). Esther was faithful to God and loyal in her

(Joshua

to Mordecai and took a step that placed her in

relationship

of death (Esther 4:13-17) when she could have enjoyed

danger

trappings of the palace. John the Baptist was faithful to

the

when seeing Jesus Christ declared "I must decrease and

God

must increase" (John 3:30) when the leaders insisted that

He

was the Christ

he

must resolve to be faithful to God with our decisions. This

We

the Holy Envelope Developed by God against Evil

maintains

(HEDGE) and generates blessings that last

Destruction

generations, for example John the Baptist pointing

throughout

Christ the Savior to humankind. Remain blessed as you

out

your HEDGE. Amen.

protect

hedge is simply a fence which demarcates a territory and for

A

stranger to enter he or she must seek permission. In the above

any

the Lord asked Satan, “Have you considered My servant

scripture

that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and

Job,

man, one who fears God and shuns evil?” Satan’s reply is

upright

Do I not know you have formed a hedge around him

fascinating,

his household? How did Satan know there was a - Holy

and

Developed by God against Evil Destruction - around

Envelope

Satan had visited believing he had power to enter but he was

Job?

by the hedge.

resisted

will not put away my integrity from me” Job 27:5b


E.V.E.R

Eternally Verified and Established as Real

O Lord, your word is established in heaven forever.

Psalm 119:89 (GW)


He instructs us to acknowledge Him in all our ways

Rather

3:6) and when we find any occasion to boast we

(Proverbs

declare that we have the understanding to know Him

should

the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness

as,

earth” (Jeremiah 9:24). Oh! What a loving God. What has He

on

you to carry out? That instruction will be

instructed

so far as you depend on Him because the

accomplished

has been Eternally Verified and Established as Real

instruction

us reflect on the deliverance of the people of Israel from

Let

after 430 years (Exodus 12:41) in captivity and the birth

Egypt

Jesus Christ that was prophesied 750 years (Malachi 3:1-5)

of

it happened. Both Moses and Mary were not born when

before

pronouncements were made. However when they

these

the Word from the Lord, the word which had already

received

established in heaven, they were able to fulfill their

been

regardless of the difficulties they experienced.

destinies

may know the Lord’s instructions to you but may be

You

challenges which may include past hurts, being in a

facing

land and in a culture that appears strange or having

foreign

that are not conducive to your plans. Be encouraged

laws

once the Lord has instructed, His instruction is

because

Verified and Established as Real, so persevere with

Eternally

project and it will come to fruition. For with God all things

the

possible (Mark 10:27). Amen

are

challenges of life may make you become impatient with God

The

shifting your trust in Him to your wisdom, your strength

thereby

your riches to fulfill destiny. The Lord however warns us not to

or

in our own understanding (Proverbs 3:5), also not to boast of

trust

our wisdom, our strength or our riches, (Jeremiah 9:23).

before you were formed in your mother’s womb.


L.I.M.I.T

Linking Intimately to Man Instead of Truth

This is what the Lord says, “Cursed is the one who trusts in

man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart

turns away from the Lord.That person will be like a bush in

the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes.

Jeremiah17:5-6 (NIV)


not place such limits on your destiny? Your understanding

Do

the limitations may dampen your hopes but the above quote

of

Intimately with Man instead of Integrating with the

“Linking

has the potential of raising hopes, more so determining

Truth”

us examine the lives of people who did not link to man but

Let

intimately to the truth. Jacob looked to the truth and

linked

the first genetic engineer (Genesis 30:31-43) Ruth

became

to the truth and produced the genealogy of Jesus (Ruth

looked

Blind Bartimaeus ignored the shouts of men and gained

4:13-15)

sight (Mark 10:46-52) Short Zacchaeus did not look at his

his

sought the truth and he gained salvation (Luke 19:1-10)

stature,

woman with the issue of blood sought the truth and

The

you focus on man you will miss the provision of God.

Anytime

you come to God, you must believe that He is a

When

to them that diligently seek Him (Hebrews 11:6): not

rewarder

who seek man. Jeremiah said this about those who

those

after men, it is a curse to trust in man and you will

sought

in the patch places in the desert (Jeremiah 17:5).

dwell

to be steadfast in the Lord. Do not lean on your own

Resolve

but rather acknowledge Him always (Proverbs

understanding

both in good times or the bad times. Declare as Job did,

3:5-6)

He slay me yet will I trust in Him (Job 13:15). Finally

"Though

off those limits and venture into your destiny with the

take

of God. Amen

possibilities

word says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens

The

however you find yourself either being told, it can’t be done, it

me”

never been tried before, it is impossible or where will you get

has

finance for the project? Again you may say, I do not have the

the

connections, I don’t have the right qualifications or I am not

right

the right size or colour may be thoughts that keep recurring.

of

to link to the truth.

regained her health (Mark 5:25-33)


A.T.T.A.C.K

Advance Truthful Thoughts by

Acknowledging Communion with the King

You must drive out all the inhabitants of the land before

you. Destroy all their carved images, all their molten

images, and demolish their high places. You must

dispossess the inhabitants of the land and live in it, for I

have given you the land to possess it.

Numbers 33:52-53 (NET)


scripture quoted gives four instructions denoting attack,

The

are drive out, destroy all, demolish and dispossess. The

these

from the acronym A.T.T.A.C.K is advance truthful

quote

by acknowledging your communion with the King.

thoughts

you commune with King Jesus he grants you power and

As

(Luke 10:19) to attack the problems confronting

authority

finance, future, family, fears and your security in His

your

name.

has relative truth, God alone has absolute truth.

Humankind

is the truth As you commune with Christ, and act

Christ

his instructions, these manifest in real time. Remember

upon

wedding ceremony where the wine run out. The master

the

have been ridiculed and be the gossip of the town but

would

servants advanced the truth after communing with Jesus

the

the best wine was served (John 2:1-10). Similarly the

and

with the issue of blood was healed by acknowledging

woman

truth when she held the hem of Jesus' garment (Mark

the

5:25-34).

word of God is the only offensive weapon in the armory

The

have. Therefore when you commune with Jesus and he

we

a word, you need to wage war with it, for the word

declares

not return to empty, but will accomplish what the Lord

will

and achieve the purpose for which it was sent (Isaiah

desire

55:11).

problem threatens to spread like a wild bush fire or

What

infectious virus in your life? You have the word of

highly

therefore use it. The word has power and life to bring

God,

to the situation. Stay in the a.t.t.a.c.k mode as you gain

change

as a word sounds military and aggressive. There are

Attack

certain situations that one needs to be aggressive.

however

where the least delay will cause the rapid spread of a

Situations

like cancer.

problem,

victory over your challenges. Amen


A.N.S.W.E.R

Allude to Negotiations Strictly by Wisdom

Eternal God Releases

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord.

Always be prepared to give an answer to

everyone who asks you to give the reason for

the hope that you have. But do this with

gentleness and respect,

1Peter 3:15


questions require your attention and answers? How

What

you approaching these questions? It will be important to

are

to all negotiations strictly by the wisdom God releases

allude

He possesses absolute truth. This quote from the

for

a.n.s.w.e.r will yield eternal results not based on

acronym

you know but rather on God who knows all things.

things

a time one looks at the enormity of the task and

Many

it is almost impossible to carry out. With this

concludes,

one walks away ignoring the project. Moses going

decision,

to Pharaoh at God’s request to deliver the people of

back

is a typical example. His answers were negative

Israel

“I am not fluent” but God asked, “Who gave

including,

beings their mouths. Is it not I, the Lord? He further

human

Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you

instructed,

to say.” (Exodus 4:11) The Lord expects a positive

what

as He is our Helper, so do not give up.

response

following people did not give up on questions life posed

The

them. Abraham when asked to leave his kindred to a land

to

he did not know of took the journey albeit with

where

and became the father of many nations. David

difficulties

on Goliath, not looking at his physical prowess but God.

took

defeated Goliath and progressed to be king.

He

courage as you learn to negotiate strictly by the

Take

God releases. Finally, “Let your speech be always

wisdom

grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye

with

to answer every man (Colossians 4:6). Amen

ought

poses questions which demand answers. We answer

Life

posed by people, ourselves or God. Our answers are

questions

influenced by knowledge and the partial truths of men

mostly

these may sound good but not Godly. These

consequently

may have long term effects, generational benefits or

answers

difficulties.


S.T.I.L.L

Surrender Totally, be Immersed in the

Lord's Love

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted

among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. The

Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.

Selah.

Psalms 46:10-11 (KJV)


want to act because when we do so we feel satisfied.

We

is not natural to be quiet especially when one feels

It

offended or abused, however the Lord says, “Be

cheated,

Still is defined as not moving or making a sound.

still”

still before the Lord is: Surrendering Totally and

Being

Immersed in the Lord’s Love.

being

your efforts or calculations will yield “some effect” but

All

effects do not bring glory to God nor His desired

these

The question is “Do you want your own results

outcome.

that of the Lord? The scriptures remind us: Not by

or

nor by power, (Zechariah 4:6b KJV) and it is He

might,

giveth thee power to get wealth. (Deuteronomy 8:18a

that

still does not mean you do not act. Being still is

Being

on the Lord, hearing from the Lord and being

waiting

to His instruction. Being still is allowing the Lord

obedient

take the lead in bringing His desired outcome which

to

glory to His name not your name. No wonder the

brings

remarked, “He leads me besides the still waters,

psalmist

restores my soul” (Psalm 23:2-3). In total surrender to

He

love of the Lord there is direction and restoration.

the

you remain still and wait on the Lord you will mount

As

with wings like the eagle: you will no longer be picking

up

with the “chickens” rather you will soar having

dirt

vision, strength and becoming efficient in all you

greater

You will not be weary or faint in any situation that

do.

you. Each day of your journey, learn to

confronts

totally and be immersed in the love of the Lord.

surrender

you do this, you will have total restoration with glory

As

this era, life demands action and it will be impossible to

In

any individual to be still. You may have a list of

instruct

to complete and everything has to be actioned and

tasks

off as achieved.

ticked

KJV)

going to God. Amen


M.U.S.I.C

Melody Ushering the Saviour Into Communion

Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and

songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from

your heart to the Lord

Ephesians 5:19 GW


our Father is a loving Father who has placed great

God,

on our lives. He’s shown this by making us in His

value

giving us charge over all His creation (Genesis 1:26-

image,

and sacrificing His son for us (John 3:16). Sit back and

28)

on these acts of God and ask, what manner of love is

reflect

A love that does not fade.

this?

may not feel this love because of the pressures of life.

You

pressures are not the determinants of His love towards

These

As if this is all, He has showered us with blessings in the

you.

places in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 1:3) and adopted us

heavenly

not let the pressures of life prevent you from

Do

His love towards you. He wants you to sing

reciprocating

songs in your heart to Him. The psalmist said, "Make

spiritual

joyful noise unto the Lord" (Psalm 66:1). He enjoys our

a

and already knows the tone with which each one

differences

Him by. This love is not a public demonstration

approaches

declared that the issues of life comes from the heart

Solomon

4:23). As you play your M.U.S.I.C to the Lord He

(Proverbs

commune with you. At communion, His presence is with

will

In His presence you receive His instructions, His grace,

you.

mercy, His protection, His strength, His provision, His

His

and above all, everything His presence brings. As you

favor

dancing in tune to the m.u.s.i.c with the Lord, let that

keep

be experienced by others. Go out with m.u.s.i.c in

beauty

heart showing mercy, protection of the vulnerable and

your

to the less privilege. Endeavour to do this from the

provision

music be the food of love play on said Shakespeare. The writer

If

a glimpse of earthly love which is sensual in nature.

has

in nature when the attraction fades the music stops

However

In your relationship with the Lord, you should

playing.

to keep the melody that ushers in the saviour into

endeavor

M.U.S.I.C, playing forever.

communion

so we can call Him Abba, Father.

of affection or talent but an issue of the heart.

heart. Amen


S.I.N

Submitting to Inferior Nature

But each person is tempted when they are dragged

away by their own evil desire and enticed. Then,

after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and

sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.

James 1:14-15 NIV


may associate sin with satan. You may think Satan is

You

or some sort of person in red with a frightful

abstract

No, Satan may not look anything like that

appearance.

Satan has a mode of operation which is primarily on

rather

mind. The bible describes Satan as a liar, one who

the

false information, a thief who steals and one who

presents

(John 10:10). The quote from the acronym S.I.N is

murders

to an Inferior Nature. What are you willing to submit

Submit

is about your mind, conscience and character.

Submission

mind is your negotiating centre, conscience the area of

Your

and character the actions you take. What is the

reflection

of your information? Whose information do you

source

and negotiate by? Whose information informs your

reflect

With whom are you sharing your plans? Is it God or

actions?

As you pursue answers, resolve to think and

Satan?

with God’s principles whilst you resist the devil

negotiate

4:7). Submission to God enables you to tap into His

(James

guidance.

superior

God to supply all your needs according to His riches in

Allow

Jesus (Philippians 4:19) and be content with what you

Christ

Take sometime now to renew your relationship with

have.

If you do not know him personally confess Him as

Jesus.

Lord and Savior and believe in your heart that he is the

your

over your life. Finally submit to God who will enable

Lord

is another day. A day that His will in heaven is to be done here

It

earth. His will is that we obey His commandments and to be

on

of all situations. However, as we are surrounded by

masters

opportunities so are we also surrounded by

numerous

both of which have the capacity to draw on our

difficulties

desires ultimately leading us into sin.

lustful

to? An inferior nature or a superior one?

you to resist the inferior nature. Amen


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W.A.L.K.E.D

Wait on the Almighty's Leading, Knowledge in

Establishing Destiny

When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord

appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk

before me faithfully and be blameless. Then I will make

my covenant between me and you and will greatly

increase your numbers.” Abram fell facedown, and God

said to him, Genesis 17:1-3


walking with God whilst waiting on His

Similarly

to lead, brings perfection to the decisions you

knowledge

After a twenty-four year wait, without any sign of the

make.

child, witnessing the birth of 316 children (Genesis

promised

and making an error out of the desire to have a son

14:14)

Hagar the maid, the Lord spoke to Abram, “I am God

with

walk before me faithfully and be blameless"

Almighty;

17:1).

(Genesis

you walking with the Lord or are you leading life

Are

to your own rules and desires? Your desires can

according

to dissatisfaction and undue pain. An example is

lead

However, those who wait on the Lord mount up

Ishmael.

wings as the eagle (Isaiah 40:31). Caleb one of 12 men

with

to spy and report back to Moses is an example. His

sent

was, let us go and possess the land (Numbers 13:30)

response

the Lord had promised. The others did not follow the

as

years later whilst the others died in the wilderness,

Forty

said to Joshua, I am this day fourscore and five years

Caleb

As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that

old.

sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my

Moses

now, for war, both to go out, and to come in (Joshua

strength

KJV)

14:10-11

not despair. Wait on the Lord’s knowledge for direction.

Do

knowledge will sustain, strengthen and establish you,

His

as He did in the life of Caleb. Therefore patiently wait on

just

Almighty’s lead in establishing your destiny. Amen

the

denotes action whilst wait, inaction. When you wait on

Walk

Lord’s leading and direction, people misunderstand your

the

calling you a time waster. Walking and waiting sound

actions

James wrote about being joyful when you face

anachronistic.

This isn’t real, is it? James further enumerated the benefits

trials.

with this contrasting positions as becoming mature

associated

and complete, lacking nothing (James 1:2-4).

Lord’s lead walking after their fears.


PRAYER OF SELF

REFLECTION

Lord, as I examine myself in the mirror of life, I am

Dear

where near your intended position. I repent this day

no

all that has happened in my life either by omission or

of

commission. I confess Jesus Christ as my Lord and

by

and believe in my heart that His shed blood has

Savior

for my sins. I ask Jesus Christ to fill my heart this

atoned

day and I will serve Him the rest of my life.

believe and confess that my Utmost Posture is peace

I

surpasses all understanding. I stand putting on

that

Christ, the whole armor of God as my soul remains

Jesus

in His love. I confess to be in rhythm by

still

Him in all I do. I believe and confess that

acknowledging

covers me with His holy envelope as protection

He

evil destruction. I will continue to provide the

against

ushering the Savior to communion as I patiently

melody

for His instructions to lead me. His answers enable

wait

overcome the tendency to submit to any inferior

me

I confess that I will not be limited by fear as the

nature.

has eternally verified and established all things as

Lord

real.

me the grace that allows me to yield to Your

Grant

always. I declare this day that I yield to the Holy

leading

leading to keep the Utmost Posture all the days

Spirit’s

my life, for in You through You and to You do all

of

consist. As you have began this good work in me

things

will surely bring it to a successful conclusion in my

You

position. Thank you Lord, to you be all glory

ordained

honor. Amen.

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