2 Corinthians 4:7 - We Are Cast Down But Not Destroyed!
2 Corinthians 4:6-12 (OPENING SCRIPTURE)
6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts,
to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be
of God, and not of us.8 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are
perplexed, but not in despair; 9 Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not
destroyed; 10 Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life
also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. 11 For we which live are alway
delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest
in our mortal flesh.12 So then death worketh in us, but life in you.
THE STORY OF THE LEFT HANDED WARRIORS
Judges 20:16 ESV Among all these were 700 chosen men who were left-handed; every
one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.
Zec 13:6 And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then
he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.
Isaiah 53:5 NKJV But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for
our iniquities. The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we
REMEMBER WE ARE TALKING ABOUT HEALING OTHERS EVEN WHILE WOUNDED
We war while wounded
We minister while needing to be ministered to
We wrestle while weary with a sword in one hand and blessings in the other
We war with the shield of faith to make us whole