Now a maturing believer, you know there is a very real battle. A spiritual one that occurs nonstop in invisible realms. You grasp the concept of how evil forces can be to blame, of how the enemy can use those around you to cause you to stumble in your walk with God, to cause division with fellow believers.
You now start to grasp that most of the time the one to blame isn’t your spouse, mother, church, friend, or foe but the prince of darkness who wants nothing less than to use others for your demise. As you grow in your walk with God, you realize who’s behind it. You’re wise to the enemy and ready yourself for the cosmic clash, putting on the armor of God that you may do battle with forces unseen.
For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12
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Writer by day, transcriber by night, Renee Davis is a boy mom, PPD survivor, recovering fear-a-holic, and former educator. She lives on Christ and caffeine as she attempts to finally transcend mediocrity and live the life Jesus died for her to have. When not tied to her desktop and swimming in coffee, the native Floridian can be found wherever the water is salty, spending time with her son and husband of 15 years.
She’s a contributor to The Good Men Project, Crosswalk, and, most recently, The Washington Post. You can learn more about Renee’s journey and her passion for helping women find their worth in the Word, not the world, at The [email protected] Scribe.