Walking in God’s Authority

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Walking in God’s Authority!

Second Timothy 1:7-8 declares, “God has not given us a spirit of fear.” Fear paralyzes us and keeps us from wielding the authority we have in Christ to bring healing to others and to ourselves.

First John 5:18 teaches us that “the wicked one does not touch [whoever is born of God]” (see also Luke 10:19). But some people have suffered backlash from the enemy when they engaged in spiritual warfare and are now afraid.

There are many reasons for backlash. Here are some ways to guard against it: Be led by the Spirit; make sure that Satan has no legal right to attack; and obtain prayer covering. We will learn about the results of prayerlessness tomorrow.

After taking these steps, we can confront the darkness because we have the authority to do so. We need not be afraid of obeying God’s directives even if it requires engaging in strategic warfare.

Luke 12:32 gives us wise counsel: “‘Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.'” 

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#4GIVEN ministries is a devotional blog written to empower, encourage, and equip believers and unbelievers. We sincerely hope and pray that every reader and fellow blogger walks always with inspiration in their hearts and a fire in their belly after they read one of our inspiring devotionals. The mission is to make Christ known and to remind believers and unbelievers they are never too far gone for God to heal, deliver, and set free!
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