Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
Be alert and of sober mind.
Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
Resist him, standing firm in the faith.
The family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of suffering.
And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ…
After you have suffered a little while….
Will himself restore you and make you strong, firm, and steadfast.
To him be the power forever and ever. Amen.
Are you willing to make this choice? I pray so.