Jasmine's Place Issue No. 19 - September/October 2017 - Page 16

Faced with an unfair “nuisance” claim. She decided to give God the opportunity to fight for her… DEFENSE Coming Forth As GOLD Shari Weigerstorfer O Lord, Thou hast seen my oppression; judge my case (Lamentations 53:59, NASB). One day, I received a letter from an attorney. I was listed as one of several defendants who were being sued in what is called a nuisance claim. I had two choices: I could pay the demand, or I could fight it legally. There was a good chance that if I fought it, my legal fees would 16 JASMINE'S PLACE exceed the amount of the demand. I had a decision to make, and I decided to pray about it. As I searched the scriptures, over and over again, I was reminded of how much God is willing to fight for and defend His people. I realized that if I simply paid the demand, I would not be giving the Lord the opportunity to fight the battle for me.