Enlarged Through Distress

Written by Doug Giles on April 3, 2022

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Hey Christian. You want God to build your faith, do you?

Have you asked yourself whether you’re willing to pay the price to make it happen?

Building your faith without trials is a little like building your muscles while sitting on the couch — just wanting it to happen won’t get you the results you are hoping for.

The storms in life are going to come anyway, so you might as well use them to grow stronger instead of leaning on something or someone else that will break under the strain of supporting you when things REALLY go sideways.

We’ve even got a list of seven ways for you to get stronger, rather than wussier when you’re neck-deep in the middle of … it.

Why not leverage the ‘secret ingredient’ to David’s success spice up your own secret sauce, too?

David didn’t just trust in God, he partnered with God in getting stuff done, too. The Book of Psalms is a window into his prayer life, and it’s a LONG way off from the dainty, sanitized prayers you hear the ‘cultured’ preachers offer up, and NOTHING like the me-monkey give me a Mercedes prayers another group loves to talk about.

Then again, maybe that’s why most of them aren’t getting the same kind of results in triumphing over the enemies that plagued him every day that David did.

Psalms of War: Prayers That Literally Kick Ass is a collection, from the book of Psalms, regarding how David rolled in prayer. I bet you haven’t heard these read, prayed, or sung in church against our formidable enemies — and therein lies the Church’s problem. We’re not using the spiritual weapons God gave us to waylay the powers of darkness. It might be time to dust them off and offer ‘em up if you’re truly concerned about the state of Christ’s Church and of our nation.

Also included in this book, Psalms of War, are reproductions of the author’s original art from his Biblical Badass Series of oil paintings.

This is a great gift for the prayer warriors. Real. Raw. Relevant.