The Battles Of Destiny – Seeds Of Destiny Devotional: 22nd December 2022
SCRIPTURE: And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him. Zechariah 3:1
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Whether you are interested or not, life is a battle, and it is only those who fight the battles of life that can win on earth.
It has been confirmed that life is a battleground, not a playground. Whether you are interested or not, life is a battle. and it is only those who fight the battles of life that can win on earth.
The enemy uses many things as battles to fight people’s lives and destinies.
Now, what does the enemy use to fight people’s lives and destinies?
i. Temptation (1 Corinthians 10:13)
Temptation is the attempt of the enemy to drag you into iniquity, compromise, regrettable situations, and take your eyes off your focus in order to ruin your life. Temptations are satanic traps and snares. While the unbeliever looks for sin, sin looks for the believer. The unbelievers are always on the internet calculating how to steal more money from people, they are internet scammers; they live to do that but as a Christian, you don’t live to do that.
As a Christian, someone might visit you on the construction site and tell you something like, “Just ensure that my bill is approved and I will see you later.” “Inflate the contract and let me see you later.” Temptation is an enemy of destiny, but that enemy will never catch you.
ii. Opposition (Zechariah 3:1).
Opposition is another thing the enemy uses to fight people. This refers to satanic resistances and confrontations. Opposition is when the devil tries to hinder your pathway. You are trying to move forward but several things are trying to hinder you.
If you see yourself being opposed in your personal life, business, career or ministry, that is a battle. Opposition is a tool the enemy uses to battle the lives of people, but you must never give in to opposition.
Remember this: Whether you are interested or not, life is a battle and it is only who fight the battles of life that can win on earth.
1. Resist every temptation and opposition of the enemy.
2. Maintain your righteous stand despite temptations and oppositions of the enemy.
PRAYER: Lord, I receive the grace to maintain my stand despite opposition. Help me not to fall into temptation, Lord, in Jesus’ Name.
FOR FURTHER UNDERSTANDING, GET THIS MESSAGE: THE BATTLES OF DESTINY.
QUOTE: To be effective as a battle axe, first you must be sound. Second, you must be sharp. And third, you must submit. Culled from “THOU ART MY BATTLE AXE” by Dr Paul Enenche.
DAILY READING: 1 John 1-3
AMAZING FACT: At birth, there are 14 billion cells in the human brain.
PROPHETIC DECLARATION/WORD: The Lord cause you to escape the trap of temptation and every opposition collapse before you now in Jesus’ Name.