How to Succeed, How to Beat the Devil at His Own Game!
Ephesians 6:10, “My brother, be strong in the Lord; and in the power of His might.” V11 “Put on the whole armor of God to stand against the devil.” V12 “For we wrestle against…the rulers of darkness of this world and against spiritual wickedness in high places.” V13 “Take on the whole armor of God to be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” V14 “Have on the breastplate of righteousness.”
In this day and time, you need to have on the “full armor of God” and the “breastplate of righteousness”. This “armor” and “breastplate” are needed at all times to beat the devil at his own game. You must understand the “best weapon” Satan has against you is your own mind. The devil is good at using your “mind” to get you off balance and off track. The devil will use your “mind” as a weapon in the following ways:
- Have you relive your past failures and past hurts.
- Have you doubting yourself.
- Have you feeling guilty.
- Have you fearful of the unknown.
- Have you refusing to move from your “comfort zone”.
- Have you thinking that your future is bleak.
The devil can have you thinking you are not worthy of God’s love and His blessings. But, God has a “weapon” to beat the devil at his own game, which is His Word (the Bible). You have to stay in the Word (the Bible) by:
- Reading it day and night.
- Studying God’s Word.
- Meditating on God’s Word.
- Applying the Word to your everyday life.
- Praying day and night.
With the Word of God, greatly guarded in your heart and in your mind, the devil will not be able to defeat you. God prepares you to fight against the devil by providing you with the weaponry needed to ward the devil off. The weaponry God gives you is His Word (the Bible) that provides you with the skills, defense strategies, war strategies, and war plans needed to fight your enemy (the devil).
Do not be afraid and understand that your army is ready to assist you in defeating Satan in this “worldly war”. Your “godly army” is ready for battle:
- The Commander- God.
- The General- Jesus Christ.
- The Lieutenant- Holy Spirit.
- The Army- The Angels and You.
- The War Manual- The Bible (God’s Word).
You are ready and properly equipped to beat Satan in this “spiritual warfare”.
Donya Zimmerman is a business consultant, mediator, and legal professional with over ten years of experience. Donya is also a public speaker and aspiring author. She has a few books in the works that will be published and released in the latter part of 2015. The books will focus on entrepreneurship, small business, and daily devotionals. She is owner of Family & Community Mediation and Business Consulting (FACMBC) based in Baltimore, Maryland and has been in business since 2013. Services provided by FACMBC: Mediation and Conflict Resolution Services; Business Registration Assistance (Limited Liability Company, Corporation, S-Corp, Limited Liability Partnership, etc.); Business Plan Drafting Assistance; Business Certification Assistance (MBE, WOSB, 8A, 501(c) (3), Hub Zone, etc.); and Business Development. She is also a contributing writer to the Maryland Daily Examiner Newspaper. Donya Zimmerman has made article contributions to the Simply Inspirational Women in Business Journal for 2014 published by Dr. Cheryl Cottle.
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