I am a part
of the "Fellowship of the Unashamed." The die has been cast. The decision has
been made. I have stepped over the line. I won't look back, let up, slow down,
back away or be still.
My past is redeemed, my present makes sense and my future is
secure. I'm finished and done with low living, sight walking, small planning,
smooth knees, colorless dreams, tamed visions, mundane talking, cheap giving and
I no longer need preeminence, prosperity, position,
promotions, plaudits or popularity. I don't have to be right, first, tops,
recognized, praised, regarded or rewarded. I now live by faith, lean on His
presence, love with patience, live by prayer and labor with power.
My face is set, my gait is fast, my goal is heaven, my road
is narrow, my way is rough, my companions are few, my Guide is reliable and my
mission is clear. I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned
back, deluded or delayed. I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate
in the presence of adversity, negotiate at the table of the enemy, ponder at the
pool of popularity or meander in the maze of mediocrity.
I won't give up, shut up, let up or slow up until I have
stayed up, stored up, prayed up, paid up and spoken up for the cause of Christ.
I am a disciple of Jesus. I must go till He comes, give till I drop, preach till
all know and work till He stops me. And when He comes for His own, He will have
no problem recognizing me. My banner is clear: I am a part of the "Fellowship of