Your Christian Strength: ‘But By My Spirit’!

Next time YOU need a bit of encouragement from the Lord, the Gospel lyrics -and Scripture- in this post may be just want you need.   Too often we Christians try to fight battles which are BEYOND our ability to win alone.   In such situations, know the battle is the Lord’s battle!   I don’t reblog my own posts often.   To God be the Glory!   Greg

66 Assurance Way

Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit

After a very spirited choir practice last Monday evening, the seed for this Points of Assurance post -on Christian Strength- was planted.  That evening I traced the song title, But By My Spirit, to it’s scriptural inspiration – a small,easy-to-miss book in the Old Testament of the Bible: Zechariah (John the Baptist’s father).

But By My Spirit

These words, and the Biblical verse it’s drawn from (Zechariah 4:6), have been in my spirit since that Gospel Choir practice!    The song, and underlying scripture, mesh well with the final Pillar of Christian Assurance: Exceedingly-encouraged Attitude.

I’ve found during my walk as many spiritual messages in Gospel music as in pulpit-delivered Sermons.   My involvement in choir has shaped me as much as my listening to scores of sermons – over the past 6 years at my…

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