For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds (2 Corinthians 10:4 ESV) Glory & Grace Daily devotional for yesterday began a miniseries on spiritual strongholds. Spiritual strongholds are not always demonic activity. When Paul spoke of strongholds in 2 Cor. 10:4, demonic activity was not
For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds (2 Corinthians 10:4 ESV) God has given us effective weapons to destroy and demolish strongholds in our lives. The verse above did not explicitly say demonic strongholds. However, Satan surely has a vested interest to see that
The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it (John 1:5 ESV) Light is used figuratively in the scripture to refer to different spiritual things. Three principal figurative meanings are life, manifestations of life, and knowledge. In the verse above, the term light specifically refers to the life that was in
And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha (2 Kings 6:17 KJV) The Lord opened the eyes of Elisha’s
And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14 KJV) Satan has been deceiving human beings from the Garden of Eden. His cunning has worked so well that he has not changed his strategy since then. Paul says above that Satan has transformed into an angel of light.
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil (Ephesians 6:11, KJV) The Lord commands us to put on the whole armor of God so that we will be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. What is the armor of God?
Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you (Luke 10:19, KJV) One of the well-known accomplishments of the resurrection is the power and authority granted to the believers. In Eph 1:15-19, Paul prayed that the
For he shall give his angels charge over thee, To keep thee in all thy ways (Psalm 91:11, KJV) Psalms 91 has been the Bible chapter for the season. It is a remarkable promise of divine protection and rescue for His people in times of crisis. In verse 11, the Psalmist says God “shall give