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Psalms 59:8-10 MSG “But you, God, break out laughing; you treat the godless nations like jokes. Strong God, I’m watching you do it, I can always count on you. God in dependable love shows up on time, shows me my enemies in ruin.” In moments of suffering and struggle, it can be so challenging to declare that we see God working it out – but that is exactly what faith requires of us. Trusting in God won’t always feel like we are on the mountaintop, admiring the view of victory. Rather, it is more often than not us trudging through the…

“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…

“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…