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Faith's Firm Foundation: Quote of the Day: We're in a War

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Quote of the Day: We're in a War

Do you realize that you're in a battle?  Have you gone into battle without armor, or ammunition?  Are you feeling besieged, and don't know why?  "What have I done wrong?  I feel so overwhelmed!  I'm losing the fight.  I feel like quitting.  I'm the only one who feels this way.  Oh, Lord, help me."  As wives and mothers, we are in a battle. We are the major influencers of the next generation!  Satan is fighting to win the souls of our children.  Our husbands fight the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life daily, out in the world, as they strive to provide for their families.  We are attacked.  There is a war on, and we have gone into battle unprepared!  We must put on the whole armor of God. We must above all be in God's Word, and we must pray!  We are on the winning side:  Don't give up--we will win!



“Every spiritual program must be defended and supported by definite believing prayer. Every God-called man and every God-planned enterprise must have praying folk to pray out the problems. To carry on the work of God is to wage a terrific warfare with Satan and all his hosts. Before the battle there must be preparation wrought in prayer; during the battle the warriors must be upheld by those guided of God to be intercessors; after the battle there should be praise.”
EVERYTHING BY PRAYER - Overholtzer



"10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: 18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;


19 And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel...(Ephesians 6:10-19, KJV)

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5 Comments:

Blogger Jami Balmet said...

Amen!!

April 21, 2010 at 3:25 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Excellent post. It's all too easy to fall asleep to the battle.

Blessings to you!
~Rachel~

April 21, 2010 at 4:41 PM  
Blogger legendswife said...

Wendy,
This is such a wonderful post. Thank you so much. I love Ephesians. Taking on the helmet of salvation means ready to put it on our what? Head...so many of us need to remember that our Heavenly Father has given us the equipment all we need to do is use it! Thanks again:)

God Bless

April 21, 2010 at 7:35 PM  
Blogger amy2blessings said...

wow, thanks for sharing, God has placed this scripture on my heart last week and we read it today during our prayer time. I will also continue to read this scripture every day, because there is a battle going on and I NOT going to let Satan have the upper hand. God is so awesome!!!
April

April 21, 2010 at 7:55 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Amen, sisters--keep up the good fight!!
Wendy

April 21, 2010 at 10:45 PM  

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