“Lord, you alone are my inheritance, my cup of blessing.  You guard all that is mine.  The land you have given me is pleasant land.  What a wonderful inheritance!”  Psalm 16:5-6 NLT

I think all of us have heard the phrase, “When someone mimics or copies you, it is the best form of a compliment.”  And although this statement may be true, when someone imitates us in one way or another, we have a choice to make:  Will we become fearful and insecure or will we remain confident that our destiny is secure in Christ and speak blessings over them? 

It is sad to say that many times without even realizing it, we can give into the spirit of fear and begin to speak badly of these individuals.  We can fall prey to gossip, slander and even vengeance, all of which stem from our battle with doubt and fear.  Yet all the while God has promised to guard all that is ours!  Selah (pause and think about this for a moment).

Our destiny is not in the hands of men; the King of Kings is guarding our destiny!  Psalm 16 clearly states, “You (God) guard all that is mine.”  Your life is secure in Christ.  Isn’t that a breathe of fresh air to your weary soul?  We can rest assured that we have a good inheritance and that Jesus is our cup of blessing.

Remain close to God in this season.  Talk to him, spend time in His Word, and choose to bless and not curse.  And let us continue to meditate on this truth:  “My life is secure in Christ and He guards all that is mine.” 

Prayer:“Lord, I am so grateful for the Blood of Jesus and for that fact that I am forgiven, healed and made whole through the power of the Cross.  I declare today that I have a good inheritance.  You guard all that is mine and the land that you have given me is pleasant land.  I choose to give freely to others because You have freely given to me.  You have not given me a spirit of fear, but a spirit of love, power and a sound mind.  Thank you for a wonderful inheritance!  Amen.”