“So then, surrender to God. Stand up to the devil and resist him and he will flee in agony.” (James 4:7, TPT).
You and I were born into war. Whether we like it or not, spiritual battle is a constant part of our lives, and will be until the day Jesus takes us home. Never fear! We were born for this. We were born to overcome. God has given us and put inside of us everything we need for bringing the victory Jesus already won into each battle we face.
Today’s Scripture from James provides us with wonderful insight into this winning lifestyle He has for us. It starts with surrender. Whenever you find yourself experiencing an attack from the enemy, the first thing to do is to get into a place of worship. Surrender is worship. Give yourself to the Father once again. See yourself crawling up on His altar and presenting your body as a living sacrifice. Turn over to Him any and everything that He highlights to your heart. A surrendered heart is a protected heart that the enemy cannot harm.
Then comes the next part. Continue reading Why the Devil Flees from You