Genesis 32:26, 29
I will not let thee go, except thou bless me   .  .  .  and he blessed him there.

Jacob got the victory and the blessing not by wrestling, but by clinging. His limb was out of joint and he could struggle no longer, but he would not let go. Unable to wrestle, he wound his arms around the neck of his mysterious antagonist and hung all his helpless weight upon him, until at last he conquered. We will not get victory in prayer until we too cease our struggling, giving, up our own will and throw our arms about our Father;s neck in clinging faith. What can puny human strength take by force out of the hand of Omnipotence? Can we wrest blessing by force from God? It is never the violence of willfulness that prevails with God. It is the might of clinging faith, that gets the blessing and the victories. It is not when we press and urge our own will, but when humility and trust unite in saying,
                                “Not my will but Thine.”
We are strong with God only in the degree that self is conquered and is dead. Not by wrestling, but by clinging can we get the blessing.   JR Miller.

Let love be without dissimulation
Abhor that which is evil;
cleave to that which is good.
Romans 12:9

Trust God for your day, ….Today

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