"Who shall separate us from the love of
shall tribulation, or distress, or persection,
or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Nay, in all these things we are more than
through him that loved us."
More Than Conquerors!
The word "conquerors" appears only once in
the Holy Bible.
However, we often hear how we can become "more
conquerors" through Christ Jesus. This verse
heart this morning, and I wanted to share it
People have different ways of dealing with
tosses at them.
Some are constant complainers, who don't
and upsetting periods very well.
Some of them cannot even handle normal events.
There are those who are defeated at the
And quite a few get confused, turned around
and seem not
to know what to do or where to go next.
But then, there are a handful who are
Problem after problem can smack them square in
but they just stomp around enough until they
the problem to rise above it!
Look at the great heroes of the Bible.
They were men and women who could match the
Moses was that kind of man.
Surely Joseph, who rose from the bottom of a
pit to a
leader of Egypt, was that kind of man.
And could David have been anything other than
of man who rose above his faults and problems?
Esther was surely the kind of woman who did
problems paralyze her also!
On and on we could go, mentioning "conquerors"
throughout God's Word, but I believe the point
made here with these select few.
"But how was this all done?" you may ask.
The reason such people could rise out of the
problems of life they encountered is because
they all had a
great deal of faith in God.
It is a childish attitude that says, "If God
me, He would take away all these problems."
Actually, the opposite is really true. God
loves us. He
will reveal Himself to us through His Word and
opportunity to let our faith lift us up. God
wants us to
learn how to do it. He wants us to work at it.
we realize that and accept it, it will give us
a power to
deal with living we never experienced before!
For we are more than conquerors through
who loved us enough to die for us!