Say No to Compromise, Stand Strong – Prayer for January 8. We are enticed with sweet things in this world, we must still stand strong. It might not be easy but then we should ask for to strengthen us never to compromise.
Bible Verse for Today
“My son, if sinful men entice you, do not give in to them” (Proverbs 1:10).
Besides loving righteousness and hating evil, the righteous are identified by their zero tolerance for compromise. During hard and trying times, while some Christians use the situation as excuses for compromising their faith, the righteous happily use such times as opportunities to stand up for Jesus. Not compromising makes us even stronger. Job 17:9 says, “Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger”.
A man was asked to sign some documents at his place of work, he found out that the documents were illegal though it attracts huge pay as a reward. He refused to sign, he was threatened with his job but he stood still to his decision. Also he was sacked for refusing. He left the work for another work, it was then he heard the person that signed it has been arrested. There is a blessing when you hold onto the faith. The three Hebrews Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego did not compromise, they refused to bow to an idol even at the point of losing their lives. Ask God to help you not to compromise so as to stand firm in faith.
Stand Strong Prayer for Today
Dear Father, I thank you for today. To wake me up today, you didn’t compromise. So also I don’t want to compromise today, I want to stand strong in the faith, and I want to stand with you, Lord. Help me to be strong in you. Whenever temptation comes my way today, help me to stand strong in you. If I have for once compromised, Lord have mercy on me.
I receive the power to overcome compromise today. If others are doing bad things to become rich, help me not to join them, Lord. Even if it’s hard, encourage me Lord like the 3 Hebrews.
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