I’ll Stand

I'll Stand
 
So what could I say? And what could I do?  But offer this heart, Oh God
Completely to You
I’ll stand
With arms high and heart abandoned
In awe of the One who gave it all
I’ll stand
My soul Lord to You surrendered
All I am is Yours (The Stand, by Hillsong United)
 
The only way for you to Stand in the midst of a fierce battle against the evil one is through the power of the Holy Spirit.
 
Luke 22:31-34, “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” But he said to Him, “Lord, with You I am ready to go both to prison and to death!” And He said, “I say to you, Peter, the rooster will not crow today until you have denied three times that you know Me.”
 
Shortly after uttering those words, Peter struggled to stay awake long enough to pray for the One he called Master.
Peter later denied knowing Jesus, the Christ.  
 
How did this happen?  Hours earlier Peter said he would die for Jesus, yet when it was time for him to stand, he denied the Lord.
 
The warning was given that an attack was coming.  
 
If you are going to withstand the attack of the enemy, you must engage through the power of the Holy Spirit.
 
Peter lacked what it took to endure the attack from Satan because he tried to Stand in his own ability. 
 
When you offer your heart and completely surrender to the Lord, He will give you the power to Stand firmly in any situation.
 
So what can you say? And what can you do?   But offer your heart, completely to Him.
 
Stand by the power of the Holy Spirit and  withstand the attacks of the evil one.
 
I’ll Stand!!!