The enemy is not happy seeing us strong in our faith. He will take all the opportunities to destroy the masterpiece of God in us. He will try all his possible weapons to distract, misalign and eventually kill our passion towards God and His lordship upon our life.
He mastered all of his tactics and he will not allow us to be in the place of honor instead he will place us in the seat of horrors. He loves seeing us swimming in the ocean of depression. He enjoys it when we pursue our carnal desires and exalt them better than our eternal destinies. He does not allow us to be empowered because he knows that his weakest state is when he sees us growing in the knowledge of our God.
For when we grow in our faith and in the knowledge of who God is and in His image made perfect in us, this will become Satan’s greatest defeat. Bondages will eventually be broken and he will have no hold on us.
10Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. 13Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.14Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. 17And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; 18praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints—Ephesians 6:10-18 NKJV
With all these thoughts in mind, we are fully convinced that the devil has come to steal, to kill and to destroy but Jesus came so that we may have life and have it more abundantly!
John 10:10 NKJV 10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Do not allow Satan to rob you of this abundant life. Stand tall and stand whole. Never give him an inch of your life neither offer a part of it in his altar.
“And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.” Romans 16:20.
“You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” 1 John 4:4.
Your weakness is Satan’s strength but if you give God all your weaknesses, Satan can never hold what God has turned into your advantage. Rise up! Stand in your faith. Fill your life with the Lord and I tell you, your faith will heal you!