Taking a step is different than taking a stand. If a step does not turn into a stand you will change your step based on situations, circumstances or feelings. When you take a stand you decide this is the way things are going to be and nothing changes that. Believers get tossed to and fro because they step but don’t stand so what they tolerate will dominate. Take a stand￼, plant your feet and don’t move. Not only will others take courage in your stand, they will also find their footing and not be moved. When we take a stand we create an environment for others to thrive in for they know where we stand. Is it any wonder The apostle Paul told us to stand and keep on standing.
Ephesians 6:13 “Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand firm…!”