The enemy loves to lie and is the father of lies…….did you know?
Satan is crafty that way…….he knows our weaknesses and uses them in a big way to make us feel useless and hopeless and fearful. He wants us to give up, he creates chaos and he wants us to think less of ourselves. He will do anything to turn our attention away from GOD.
And right now in our world, he looks like he is winning…….in light of the recent Church shooting, your question becomes: has the world gone mad?
But please remember that we are to stand firm against the schemes of the devil because:
EPHESIANS 6:12 “FOR WE DO NOT WRESTLE AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD, BUT AGAINST THE RULERS, THE AUTHORITIES, AGAINST THE COSMIC POWERS OVER THIS PRESENT DARKNESS, AGAINST THE SPIRITUAL FORCES OF EVIL IN THE HEAVENLY PLACES.”
Did you see who we really wrestle against? We wrestle against things unseen as well as what we can see. Satan wants to break and end relationships, those very ones GOD has ordained for example in marriages, and families and friendships.
People are cruel, uncaring, violent, depraved and just plain awful. We need to see that too, to see where we are going as a society…….but I am afraid we are not.
The only solution to all of this is to realize that this is what happens when we push GOD out of our lives. Our current condition is such that we can look at the evidence…….you can see it around you…….we are losing our values, integrity and character as a people.
The weight of the world can overwhelm you can’t it? My heart is quite heavy these days. I love where I live, and I love my country. So what is one to do?
We must transform our minds, hearts and souls by the WORD OF GOD! Recently at a Bible study this wonderful idea was said to us. It was something I needed to hear, it was a sauve to my soul…….it was as if GOD were speaking to me and HE said: listen my child.
HOLY WOMEN and MEN HAVE BEEN PURCHASED BY THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST, RECEIVING AN ETERNAL INHERITANCE, A CLEAN CONSCIENCE, AND THE PRIVILEGE OF SEEING THE LIVING GOD AS THEY EAGERLY AWAIT THE SAVIOR’S RETURN.
In spite of all the bad going on around us, we have been purchased by the blood of JESUS CHRIST and we have an eternal inheritance, all of which we should be filled with, dare I say…….joy?
ONLY IF JESUS IS LORD OF YOUR LIFE WILL HE……..
“MAKE YOUR ENEMIES YOUR FOOTSTOOL.” PSALM 110:1
In the end……..CHRIST wins……..period. Every single one of us will stand before GOD to give an account and those of us who hold CHRIST’S hand are already forgiven, loved and covered with HIS redemption and HIS blood for our sins.
In spite of what the world says, turn to CHRIST and the WORD of GOD. The power for us is in the Bible alone. Read it whenever you can and hang on to it with all you have, especially when the enemy attacks you with his lies. Be indignant against every lie he tells you…….stand firm in the WORD and stand tall with CHRIST. Remember, when we kneel in prayer, we stand with GOD! Don’t neglect your study of HIS WORD, put it first…….live your life as a holy sacrifice for CHRIST. The enemy will never win……..CHRIST will return victorious. Believe in the truth because HIS TRUTH is never a lie!
REVELATION 12:9 “SO THE GREAT DRAGON WAS CAST OUT, THAT SERPENT OF OLD, CALLED THE DEVIL AND SATAN, WHO DECEIVES THE WHOLE WORLD…….”