I heard, “Extreme rescues from extreme circumstances.”
“Beloved. Others have looked upon your present troubles and have concluded that your God is not with you. But, My Child, be encouraged this day!
“This set back is a set up for a GREAT demonstration of My Glory in your life. Fear not the attacks of the serpent for you shall SHAKE HIM OFF into the Fire and suffer no harm.
“The devil comes but to kill, steal and destroy, but I came to bring you Life and Life abundantly. Behold, I have given you authority to TRAMPLE serpents and scorpions and over ALL the power of the enemy and nothing shall by any means harm you.
“My Child, I am greater than anything you face. Others are expecting your demise, but it shall not come. For I hold you in My Hand. I AM He who delivers the afflicted and needy from him who is too strong for them.
“I AM faithful, Dear One. I AM He who provides the way of escape, who makes a way where there seems to be no way. Your God is a consuming Fire.
“The serpent cannot stand the heat of My Fire burning within you. So shake off these fears and doubts, these thoughts of hopelessness, depression and defeat and let My Fire consume them.
“Let your heart be assured and do not fear for you will look in triumph upon your foes. My Love for you overcomes ALL the works of the devil.
“Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, says The LORD of Hosts. And I AM with you always, even unto the end of the age.”
EXTREME: Existing in a very high degree, going to great or exaggerated lengths, radical, exceeding the ordinary, usual, or expected.
“And the natives (of Malta) showed us unusual kindness; for they kindled a fire and made us all welcome, because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold. But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a VIPER came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand. So when the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet justice does not allow to live.” But he SHOOK OFF the creature into the fire and suffered NO HARM. However, they were expecting that he would swell up or suddenly fall down dead. But after they had looked for a long time and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds and said that he was a god,” Acts 28:2-6.
“All my bones will say, “LORD, who is like You, Who delivers the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, And the afflicted and the needy from him who robs him?”” Psalm 35:10.
“No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it,” 1 Corinthians 10:13.
~ Deborah Waldron Fry