For the past five years, I have been working faithfully to bring to fruition the vision that the Father has placed in my womb. In these past five years, I have experienced every kind of strategy of warfare to hinder the birth of this God-Vision. I have learned very quickly that the enemy will use thoughts and arguments but especially people (family, friend and foe) to distract us from our God assignment. In my dealings with others, I have realized those that are focused on the greater assignment as I am experienced this same level of spiritual warfare. And I think what most of us forget during these challenging times is that we are not powerless in these situations. We have a weapon that we seldom use but is sure to bring victory and that is "the sword of the spirit which is the word of God"( Ephesians 6:17)
A sword is an unmistakable weapon of offense. No doubt that it can also be used as a tool for defense. This however is no ordinary sword. This sword is made of the Spirit and the Word. In spiritual warfare the battles are fought with Words. Not carnal words which I was used to using very well, as my words in anger have been known to cut deep and wound the flesh. The Words that I speak now are packed and backed up with the Spirit of God. And God's Word is truth, plain and simple. We can have perfect confidence in the fact that His Words are accurate, true and inerrant. When followed, they guide us without fail in the paths that we need to walk and will win the battles we need to win as they cannot return to us void. His Word must complete what they were sent to do. There is no enemy the Word of God, coupled with His Spirit, cannot defeat. And so, armed only with our sword, we step out to fight our enemies head-on. The struggle is real. It is immediate, and it is in front of us. Our future in the Kingdom is on the line, and we take up the battle so that we may hold fast to the future He has promised us. We fight knowing the end of the story and stand on one of the many powerful and sure promises in God's Word tell us: But he who endures to the end shall be saved. (Matthew 24:13)
What a powerful and sure promise in God's Word, it tell us that if we remain dedicated, steadfast and unmovable to God and His Word, we will make it to the end. And we will be saved to bring to Glory to the Kingdom. I am a living witness to this statement and to the power of my Father's Words. Many have tried to slay me, but yet I trust Him cause when I use His choice weapon of warfare; it will not fail me.
So take up your sword and fight with confidence for the God-Vision for your life - you are more than conqueror thru Him who loves YOU!
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