Be on your guard;

stand firm in the faith;

be courageous; be strong.         

—1 Corinthians 16:13


I stood on the shore and watched.

Who was he?

I will never know.

Standing on the paddle board in the north Atlantic, the waves were constant.

He was on his guard, looking to the side.


I would say so.

Most of us won’t be spending our days balancing ourselves against the power of the sea, but there is still a challenge to be faced.

As believers, we are to stand firm in the faith of Jesus Christ.

We are to be courageous and strong.

The strength that we need comes from God.

And the waves?



Yet, we must pray, read the Bible, and continue on–

Standing firm.






















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