Good morning, Family:
Sending love, hope and peace to you all in the mighty name of Jesus. Last week was a weird week for me. After I wrote the one devotional message last week, the Holy Spirit prompted me to be still and not to write again until this week.
Needless to say, it is a strange time we are living in these days. There are many layers of things going on at the same time. One thing remains the same, for me and for many of you, I’m sure. Our feet are planted firmly on the foundation of Jesus Christ.
Yes, bad things are happening, people are dying, the economy is looks like a rollercoaster ride at Six Flags, and the weather is unpredictable. One thing remains, Jesus Christ.
It is so important for us not to lose our footing and keep our feet planted. Dont move away from the foundation that is Christ.
Living Bible (TLB)
10 Last of all I want to remind you that your strength must come from the Lord’s mighty power within you. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand safe against all strategies and tricks of Satan. 12 For we are not fighting against people made of flesh and blood, but against persons without bodies—the evil rulers of the unseen world, those mighty satanic beings and great evil princes of darkness who rule this world; and against huge numbers of wicked spirits in the spirit world.
13 So use every piece of God’s armor to resist the enemy whenever he attacks, and when it is all over, you will still be standing up.
14 But to do this, you will need the strong belt of truth and the breastplate of God’s approval. 15 Wear shoes that are able to speed you on as you preach the Good News of peace with God. 16 In every battle you will need faith as your shield to stop the fiery arrows aimed at you by Satan. 17 And you will need the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit—which is the Word of God.
18 Pray all the time. Ask God for anything in line with the Holy Spirit’s wishes. Plead with him, reminding him of your needs, and keep praying earnestly for all Christians everywhere.