Yesterday, after posting the Shield and Shepherd note, I saw the JHM devo from the 20th, which I hadn’t seen yet, was based on this verse:
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. PUT ON the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil…Above all, TAKING the SHIELD OF FAITH wherewith ye shall be able to quench ALL THE FIERY DARTS OF THE WICKED. Ephesians 6:10-11, 14-17
I believed the Lord was continuing to confirm! Then this morning I saw this one which has even more confirmations. It confirms how our spiritual, emotional, and even physical lives are at stake in this battle with our enemies in the spiritual realm (and are dependent on our revelation of and use of our armor that God has supplied). It also has continued confirmations of “Offense and Defense,“ and “Head-to-Toe” protection (from parts 1 and 2).
January 22, 2013
For the word of God is alive, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. – Hebrews 4:12
Jesus Was A Master Swordsman…He Used The Sword Of The Spirit!
In the wilderness Satan tempted Jesus…. Three times Jesus said, “It is written.” He didn’t say, I’m thinking positively about it.” He said, “It is written…” and He quoted the Word of God.
YOUR SPIRITUAL, EMOTIONAL, and PHYSICAL LIFE DEPENDS ON YOUR SWORDSMANSHIP. The sword has two functions. First of all, it’s a weapon of attack. It is (an) OFFENSIVE weapon in the armor of God. Secondly, it’s a weapon of DEFENSE for the WHOLE BODY. While the helmet only protects the head and the breastplate only protects the chest, the sword can protect you FROM THE GROUND TO OVER YOUR HEAD (HEAD TO TOE).
David said, “Though a host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident” (Psalm 27:3). Every time Satan attacks you—high, low, wide—you can defend yourself with the power and the authority of the Word of God. ~ excerpts from JHM devo (Copyright © John Hagee Ministries)
I believe these confirmations indicate that God is truly emphasizing that this message is critical at this time for His people to grasp and walk in – that these revelations can make the difference in life and death (both physically and spiritually) – and that it’s vital for us to get established in them now!
I pray the Lord brings this across the path and into the hearts of whoever needs to receive this word for the battles they’re walking through now or will face in the days ahead. May we all be interceding for those whose lives and faith hang in the balance and be praying to thwart all plots and schemes of the enemy against God’s people and this nation in the coming days.Blessings and Prayers, (follow up – Relentless SHIELD and ARMOR confirmations – here)