I am A Stander!


I am a stander.  I am standing in prayer for my children. I won’t give up, give in or give out before they are saved, fully following the Lord and home in Heaven.

I am a stander.   I refuse to listen to my children’s rebellious words or the discouragement of those around me.  I will speak the truth in love, discipline in firmness and pray in faith.

I am a stander. If God is for me, who can be against me?  I won’t look at outward circumstances or inward discouragement.  When hopelessness abounds, I will be steadfast in hope and more than a conqueror in Christ.

I am a stander.  I will not lower God’s standards but trust His Word.  I will not violate His covenant, approve what He hates, doubt His goodness or question His promises.

I am a stander.  I won’t quarrel, quit or acquiesce to my feelings or my fears.  I won’t dwell on my failures but count my blessings and see all of my successes as from the hand of the Heavenly Father.

I am a stander.  I have made my choice, set my face and will finish the race as a victor.  I am standing for my children, my home, my church and my nation on the Rock and in the Word

In Jesus Name,

By His Grace,

In His Strength,

For His Glory


By: Dr. Hayes Wicker, Jr. 

May 10, 2009, First Baptist Church Naples, FL


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