Manage episode 288225774 series 2887629
I don’t like bullies. Never have. Bullies abuse the psyche. They seek to diminish the identity of their targets. And often, they are relentless in their efforts. Today, we expose the biggest bully of them all, the devil. Satan wants God’s children to remain in a defensive posture to ensure that our true identities are never fully revealed through Christ. He understands that God has placed a plan in each of us, a distinct role for His kingdom, and the devil desires nothing more than for our purpose to be surrendered to the captivity of the shame that he seeks to root within us. Today, we go on the offensive. We resist his advances. We expose his lies. We stand in The Truth. Enough is enough. Take the fight to him in the Strength of The Lord. Deny the subtle fears and doubts that he presents in your thought life. Whether you care to see it or not, Satan is real. His influence surrounds us. But there is nothing to fear. God holds the Victory. When you embody The Word and live in the Holy Spirit, the forces of evil are essentially rendered powerless. The darkness has not overcome The Light and it never will.