Prayer plumes the wings of God’s young eaglets so that they may learn to mount above the clouds. Prayer brings inner strength to God’s warriors and sends them forth to spiritual battle with their muscles firm and their armor in place. –Charles Spurgeon
Perhaps mentally, physically and spiritually we all experienced trying times in 2022, I did, but God’s grace allowed us to see a new year to be geared up for new battles and challenges. When Satan demonic troops attempt to attack us remember Psalm 18:28-50.
“‘You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. With Your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. As for God, His way is perfect: The Lord’s Word is flawless; He shields all who take refuge in Him. For whom is God besides the Lord? And who is the Rock except our God? It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.’
‘He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; He causes me to stand on the heights. He trains my hands for BATTLE; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. You make your saving help my shield, and your right hand sustains me; your help has made me great. You provided a broad path for my feet so that my ankles do not give way. I pursued my enemies and overtook them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed.’
‘I crushed them so that they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet. You ARMED me with STRENGTH for BATTLE; You humbled my adversaries before me. You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes. They cried for help, but there was no one to save them — to the Lord, but He did not answer.’
‘I beat them as fine as windblown dust; I trampled them like mud in the streets. You have delivered me from the ATTACKS of the people; you have made me the head of nations. People I did not know now serve me, foreigners cower before me; as soon as they hear of me, they obey me. They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds. THE LORD LIVES! PRAISE BE TO MY ROCK! EXALTED BE GOD MY SAVIOR!’
‘HE IS THE GOD WHO AVENGES ME, who subdues nations under me, who saves me from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from a violent man you rescued me. Therefore, I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will sing the praises of Your name. He gives His king great victories; He shows unfailing love to His anointed, to David and to his descendants forever.'”
As warriors / soldiers in the Army of the Lord, we must not attempt to fight battles without God’s guidance. Remember, not all battles are ours to fight! Please read Psalm 18 in its entirety and have a magnificent second day of 2023.
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Thank you, Cindy, hope all is well with you. Have a wonderful day/night and remain safe.
Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful day/night and remain safe.
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