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STANDING FIRM 4-18-21  VIDEO 

As soon as we recognize thoughts of fear, doubt, discouragement, and anxiety we have to choose what to think or decide we choose to guard our thoughts, and our words and think Gods thoughts and speak His words. We make our stand at the foot of the cross.

1 Cor 16:13  Be alert and on your guard; stand firm in your faith (your conviction respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, keeping the trust and holy fervor born of faith and a part of it). Act like men and be courageous; grow in strength!  AMP

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1 COR 16:13 Be wide awake and constant in your faith, courageous and invincible.  MIRROR

Eph 6:11 Put on God's whole armor [the armor of a heavy-armed soldier which God supplies], that you may be able successfully to stand up against [all] the strategies and the deceits of the devil.  AMP

Eph 6:13  Therefore put on God's complete armor, that you may be able to resist and stand your ground on the evil day [of danger], and, having done all [the crisis demands], to stand [firmly in your place]. AMP

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EPH 6:13 It is most important therefore to acquaint yourself with every aspect of Gods armor. You are fully fit to powerfully defeat any onslaught or contradiction on any day of confrontation, triumphantly standing your ground. The days where the law of 1hardships and annoyances and labor dictated your life are over MIRROR

1 Peter 5:9 Withstand him; be firm in faith [against his onset rooted, established, strong, immovable, and determined], knowing that the same (identical) sufferings are appointed to your brotherhood (the whole body of Christians) throughout the world. AMP

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1 Peter 5:9 Keep your guard up. You're not the only ones plunged into these hard times. It's the same with Christians all over the world. So keep a firm grip on the faith.  MSG

2 Cor 1:24  Not that we have dominion [over you] and lord it over your faith, but [rather that we work with you as] fellow laborers [to promote] your joy, for in [your] faith (in your strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God) you stand firm.  AMP

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2 COR 1:24 I am not your faith-monitor! I am your co-worker, and I am jealous for your joy! You stand on your own feet in your faith!  MIRROR

Heb 3:14 For we have become fellows with Christ (the Messiah) and share in all He has for us, if only we hold our first newborn confidence and original assured expectation [in virtue of which we are believers] firm and unshaken to the end.  AMP

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HEB 3:14 For we are mingled with the Messiah, if we will continue unshaken in this confident assurance from the beginning until the end. TPT

HEB 4:14 In the message of the incarnation we have Jesus the Son of God representing humanity in the highest place of spiritual authority. That which God has spoken to us in him is his final word. It is echoed now in the declaration of our confession.  MIRROR

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Heb 4:14 Inasmuch then as we have a great High Priest Who has [already] ascended and passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession [of faith in Him].  AMP

Heb 10:23-24 So let us seize and hold fast and retain without wavering the hope we cherish and confess and our acknowledgement of it, for He Who promised is reliable (sure) and faithful to His word.

24 And let us consider and give attentive, continuous care to watching over one another, studying how we may stir up (stimulate and incite) to love and helpful deeds and noble activities, AMP

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HEB 10:23 So now wrap your heart tightly around the hope that lives within us, knowing that God always keeps his promises!

24 Discover creative ways to encourage othersand to motivate them toward acts of compassion, doing beautiful works as expressions of love.   TPT

PHIL 1:27-28 Whatever happens, keep living your lives based on the reality of the gospel of Christ. Then when I come to see you, or hear good reports of you, Ill know that you stand united in one Spirit and one passioncelebrating together as conquerorsin the faith of the gospel.

28 And then you will never be shaken or intimidated by the opposition that rises up against us. Your courage will prove to be a sure sign from God of their coming destruction.  TPT

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Phil 1:27-28 Only be sure as citizens so to conduct yourselves [that] your manner of life [will be] worthy of the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, so that whether I [do] come and see you or am absent, I may hear this of you: that you are standing firm in united spirit and purpose, striving side by side and contending with a single mind for the faith of the glad tidings (the Gospel).

28 And do not [for a moment] be frightened or intimidated in anything by your opponents and adversaries, for such [constancy and fearlessness] will be a clear sign (proof and seal) to them of [their impending] destruction, but [a sure token and evidence] of your deliverance and salvation, and that from God.  AMP

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PHIL 1:28 Your brave fearlessness in the face of every kind of obstacle is a sure sign to those who oppose you that their efforts are futile. Your triumphant attitude makes salvation even more apparent.  MIRROR

Phil 4:1  Now in the light of all this, I am sure that you can appreciate what enormous delight you are to me! My precious friends and brethern, you are my trophy and my joy! Just as you have been doing, continue to stand immovably strong in the Lord! MIRROR

Col 3:2 And set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth. AMP

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COL 3:2 Yes, feast on all the treasures of the heavenly realm and fill your thoughts with heavenly realities, and not with the distractions of the natural realm. TPT

PHIL 4:6-8 Dont be pulled in different directions or worried about a thing. Be saturated in prayer throughout each day, offering your faith-filled requests before God with overflowing gratitude. Tell him every detail of your life,

then Gods wonderful peace that transcends human understanding, will guard your heart and mind through Jesus Christ.

Keep your thoughts continually fixed on all that is authentic and real, honorable and admirable, beautiful and respectful, pure and holy, merciful and kind. And fasten your thoughts on every glorious work of God, praising him always.  TPT

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PHIL 4:6 Let no anxiety about anything distract you! Rather translate moments into prayerful worship, and soak your requests in gratitude before God! 

7 And in this place of worship and gratitude you will witness how the peace of God within you echoes the awareness of your oneness in Christ Jesus beyond the reachof any thought that could possibly unsettle you.MIRROR

GAL 6:14 May my only boast be found in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. In him I have been crucified to this natural realm; and the natural realm is dead to me and no longer dominates my life. TPT

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GAL 6:14 May my boasting be in nothing but in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world has been crucified to me and I to the world. The religious-systems and applause of this world have no appeal to me. As far as they are concerned, I am like a dead man.  MIRROR

COL 2:15 Then Jesus made a public spectacle of all the powers and principalities of darkness, stripping away from them every weapon and all their spiritual authority and powerto accuse us. And by the power of the cross, Jesus led them around as prisoners in a procession of triumph. He was not their prisoner; they were hisTPT

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COL 2:15 His brilliant victory made a public spectacle of every rule and authority empowered by the fall of Adam. The voice of the cross will never be silenced!  MIRROR

HEB 12:2 Look away from the shadow dispensation of the law and the prophets and fix your eyes upon Jesus. He is the fountainhead and conclusion of faith. He saw the joy (of mankinds salvation) when he braved the cross and despised the shame of it. As the executive authority of God (the right hand of the Throne of God) he now occupies the highest seat of dominion to endorse mans innocence!  MIRROR

Ps 88:13  I'm standing my ground, God, shouting for help, at my prayers every morning, on my knees each daybreak.  MSG

Rom 3:24  God did it for us. Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we're in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by means of Jesus Christ. MSG

Rom 5:2 And that's not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand out in the wide open spaces of God's grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise.  MSG

2 COR 10:7 Do you form your perceptions on mere face value? No one has a secret advantage in his or her claim of Christ; think again: each one belongs equally to him. Despite appearances or whether they realize it or not!MIRROR

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2 COR 10:7  You seem to always be looking at people by their outward appearances. If someone is confident that he belongs to Christ, he should remind himself of this: we belong to Christ no less than he does.   TPT

1 John 4:17 This way, love has the run of the house, becomes at home and mature in us, so that we're free of worry on Judgment Day our standing in the world is identical with Christ's.  MSG

Jude 24 And now to him who can keep you on your feet, standing tall in his bright presence, fresh and celebrating   MSG


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