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“I do not trust in my bow; I do not count on my sword to save me. You are the one who gives us victory over our enemies; you disgrace those who hate us.” Psalms 44:6-7 We have been given many tools to fight the battles we will have to face here on earth. We have the Word of God. It is a firm foundation for us, and is absolute truth. We can hurl promises like a spear at the enemy when he tries to trick us with his lies. We have praise and worship. Making the decision to worship…

“The Lord himself with fight for you. Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14 We live in a day and age where we don’t usually have to literally step onto the battlefield and war for what is rightfully ours. We aren’t bloodied and bruised from the fight, and we certainly (hopefully) don’t carry swords and shields with us for protection. We do fight spiritually though, whether we realize it or not. We can pray, worship, intercede and storm the gates of Hell – but we still sometimes need God to fight FOR us. There are some things that are simply beyond our…

“After I looked things over, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes.” Nehemiah 4:14 There will always be people who want you to fail. I will never understand it myself, but some people just hate to see others succeed. This was the case in Nehemiah chapter four. They were working tirelessly to complete the wall, and at every turn they had critics in…