NEWSPOT DAILY TONIC: Be fearless as the Lions today!!! By Bishop Duke Akamisoko


Lions are magnificent creatures that have long been symbols of strength and courage. They are known for their willingness to fight when needed for their food and to protect their territory, mates, pride, etc. What are you willing to fight for? Are you willing to stand up for things when others are not? Are you willing to protect and defend those who can’t defend themselves?
By no means am I endorsing physical fighting. I am saying to have a lion attitude. Be courages and be willing to stand up for God even if it’s unpopular. Be willing to stand up for others. Be fearless when facing different trials. Always remember that God is with you. The Lord is safe to trust. I encourage you to keep seeking the Lord in prayer.
Do what you fear and your fears disappear Always be fearless. Walk like lion, talk like pigeons, live like elephants and love like an infant child. A lion sleeps in the heart of every brave man. A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinion of sheep. The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks. The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom. A fierce wolf is greater than a cowardly lion. There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness.
A lion does not fear at laughter coming from a hyena.
Lions are courages, confident, strong, social, organized, and hardworking.
Lions implement intelligent tactics when they hunt. What leadership quality of a lion can you grow in?
I am more afraid of an army of one hundred sheep led by a lion than an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep.
If you build an army of 100 lions and their leader is a dog, in any fight, the lions will die like a dog. But if you build an army of 100 dogs and their leader is a lion, all dogs will fight as a lion.
A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.
It’s better to be a lonely lion than a popular sheep.
One who is mentored by lions is fiercer than one who is mentored by a wolves. Be like a lion and a wolf, then you have a big heart and the power of leadership.
Lead like a lion, brave like a tiger, grow like a giraffe, run like a cheetah, strong like an elephant. If size mattered, the elephant would be the king of the jungle.
In African cultural history, the lion symbolizes strength, power, and authority. An adult male lion can weight 500 pounds and grow to 10 feet in length. One strike of a lion’s paw can deliver 400 pounds of brutal force. Use these quotes to strengthen and encourage you in whatever walk that you are in.
The lion is an emblem of the dream of absolute power — and, as a wild rather than a domestic animal, he belongs to a world outside the realm of society and culture. I breathe in my courage and exhale my fear.
I am bold as a lion.
A lion is called a ‘king of beasts’ obviously for a reason.
Intelligence entails a strong mind, but genius entails a heart of a lion in tune with a strong mind.
If you want to be a lion, you must train with lions.
Surround yourself with those on the same mission as you.
The power of a lion is not in its size, in its capability and strength”
Although I walk with grace, I have a mighty roar. A healthy woman is much like a lion: strong life force, life-giving, territoriality aware, fiercely loyal and wisely intuitive. This is who we are.”
A lion doesn’t have to prove it’s a threat. You already know what the lion is capable of.”

God is stronger
No matter the strength of a lion, it is no match for the strength of God. When Daniel was in the lion’s den God shut the mouth of this mighty animal revealing His authority over lions. God provides food for the lions. This should give us so much comfort. How much more will He provide and be there for us! The Lord is sovereign over the universe. Christians are strong because our strength comes from God and not ourselves.

Daniel 6:27 “He rescues and he saves; he performs signs and wonders in the heavens and on the earth. He has rescued Daniel from the power of the lions.”

Psalm 104:21 “Then the young lions roar for their food, but they are dependent on the Lord.”
Psalm 22:20-21 “Save my life from violence, my sweet life from the teeth of the wild dog. 21 Rescue me from the mouth of the lion. From the horns of the wild oxen, You responded to my plea.”

Psalm 50:11 “I know every bird on the mountains, and all the animals of the field are mine.”


Bible quotes about lions
Lions are mentioned in several passages in the Bible for their boldness, strength, ferociousness, stealth, and more.

Proverbs 28:1 “The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.”

Revelation 5:5 “Then one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.”

Proverbs 30:30 “The lion which is mighty among beasts And does not retreat before any.”

Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

2 Timothy 1:7 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”
Judges 14:18 “So before sundown on the seventh day, the men of the city said to him, “What is sweeter than honey? What is stronger than a lion?” Samson replied, “If you hadn’t used my cow to plow, you wouldn’t know my riddle.
There are a plethora of Lion King attitude that can be used to help our walk of faith. “remember who you are.” This should remind Christians to remember who they are. Remember who is living inside you and remember who goes before you! There’s more to being king than getting your way all the time. Oh yes, the past can hurt. But from the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it. You are more than what you have become. Look beyond what you see. Remember who you are.I’m only brave when I have to be. Being brave doesn’t mean you go looking for trouble.



Keep fighting
Lions are fighters! If a lion receives a scar from hunting it doesn’t quit. Lions keep on moving and keep on hunting.
Don’t allow your scars to stop you from fighting. Get up and fight again. Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. We all have a fighter in is. A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t. I have been fighting since I was a child. I am not a survivor, I’m a warrior .Every scar I have makes me who I am. The strongest hearts have the most scars. If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get up. Rise and rise again, till lambs become lions. Never give up! A wounded lion is more dangerous. The silent breath of a wounded lion is more dangerous than its roar. We fall, we break, we fail, but then we rise, we heal, we overcome. Meowing time is over, now it’s time to roar.



Work hard like a lion
Diligence in work always to success. We all can all learn from the hardworking nature of a lion.
Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. … It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you’d better be running. Attack your goals like your life depends on it. Everyone wants to eat, but few are willing to hunt. I don’t follow dreams, I hunt goals. Focus.. Hard work without focus is just a waste of your energy. Focus like the lion waiting for the deer. Sitting casually but eyes fixed on the deer. When the time is apt it just takes over. And rests for the rest of the week not having to hunt. The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort. It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.It’s okay to be a dreamer just make sure you are also a planner & a worker.

Great weekend of lion attitude, spirit and zeal is yours as you face the challenges of life! You will surely overcome !!
Bishop Duke Akamisoko


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