This last week, without an inquiry from me, the Holy Spirit said, "STAY THE COURSE."'
I immediately looked up the definitions of the words 'stay' and 'course.' Then I did a brief Biblical search on what 'stay the course' might mean Biblically.
As a college athlete, 'stay the course', meant to finish the game, to finish the race no matter what. As a single parent, 'stay the course', meant to never give up, always persevere. In this season of my life, 'stay the course' means something different.
As a servant of the LORD, 'stay the course' means to walk in immediate obedience daily to the Spirit of the MOST HIGH GOD. It means that my life is not my own to do with as I might desire, it is not about my feelings, thoughts, plans, purposes, wants, needs, hopes, dreams and/pleasures...it is singularly about ELOHIM's (Father, Son, Holy Spirit).
Philippians 2:8, “Being found in appearance as a man, HE humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death from a cross.”
Course - "...a direction or route taken or to be taken; the path, route, or channel along which anything moves; advance or progression in a particular direction; forward or onward movement; the continuous passage or progress through time or a succession of stages..."
Stay - “…to spend some time in a place, in a situation, with a person or group, to continue to be as specified, as to condition or state; to hold out or endure, as in a contest or task, to keep up, as with a competitor…”