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LYRICS: Battle Cry by WAYA Foluke Sarimiye
I understood from my childhood, contrary to what many people think; life as a Christian will not always be easy.
Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ said here in this life you will have many trials and tribulations, but be of good cheer because I have overcome the world (John 16:33).
However, sometimes life’s challenges could be so overwhelming that we could almost lose our minds; the death of a loved one, health challenges, psychosocial or economic issues, betrayal, setbacks disappointment, sudden calamity.
The psalmist describes these turmoils in psalm 73:2, 143:4,7, 17:7 – But as for me, I almost lost my footing, my steps had well nigh slipped and I was almost gone. I am losing all hope. I am paralyzed with fear. Hear me speedily oh Lord! Hide not your face from me! Show me your marvellous loving kindness, You who saves by your victorious right hand .
Still in all of these, we must intentionally decide not to throw away this confidence in The Lord. Remember the great reward it brings so that we can continue to do God’s will (Hebrew 10:35-36); Finding comfort that the Lord loves us and is always with us, even through those trials (Isaiah 41:10, Roman’s 8:38-39, Matthew 28:20, Hebrews 13:5) and; thanking God who always leads us to triumph! In Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 2:14).
Dearly Beloved Brethren I pray you will always find hope, encouragement and renewed faith in God in every circumstance in Jesus Name, amen!
Foluke Oladele Sarimiye, nicknamed “Waya” is a songwriter and passionate prayer intercessor.
She was involved in her local church choir back in her medical school days in Moscow, Russia. Together with her friends back then, they formed a gospel dance group that ministered the gospel through dance all over Russia. She has served for six years in the pastorate of one of the spirit filled Pentecostal church in Nigeria.
She is a loving wife and mother of three lovely children. A medical practitioner with specialty in radiation oncology, treating and caring for persons with cancer . She also serves as the director of an NGO that provides succor to psychosocial and health challenges of people.
Her great motivation is to see her songs and writings inspire as many that listen; to fulfillment, greatness in every sphere of life and a daily passionate walk with God.
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