“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:10-12 ESV
“Be strong in the Lord” This scripture clearly shows us the need, that, even before we go into battle, we need to know that our weaknesses, whether spiritually, emotionally, physically or mentally have no impact on the strength of God. We must come to a place where we fully acknowledge.
I AM WEAK, BUT HE IS STRONG.
I AM EMPTY, BUT HE IS FULL.
I AM UNABLE, BUT WITH HIM ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE.
My ability and strength come in my total dependency and reliance on God. I must just like a child being bullied in school, running behind the leg of His father, knowing He is bigger and stronger and can overcome every assault the enemy would bring our way. I must stand in this authority that the enemy has no power and no authority in my life. So regardless of what situation you are encountering or difficulty, you must see yourself in God and He is able. I know that we hear this so much that we become numb to the power, freedom and victory that is available in God for us. But still, we must ask God to help our unbelief and to give us the Grace to depend and trust Him and His strength to overcome and withstand in the day when we feel overwhelmed.
Lord I pray this that you will give us the Grace to magnify you and trust and depend upon you, that Lord is situations where we feel powerless that you will empower us and give us the Grace.
Much Love in Christ,