For though we walk (live) in the flesh, we are not carrying on our warfare according to the flesh and using mere human weapons. For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds.
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i caught a joyce meyer podcast this morn while working out on my treadmill. It was AWESOME.. its called Pressing Past Painful Emotions – Pt 2. I am not having large issues with my past painful emotions.. But this was sooo inspirational and memorable.. reminding me that I am not where I could be but Thank God I am not where I used to be.. It reminded me of all those battles i have overcome.. Here are some key points that stuck out to me..
Learn to enjoy where your at on your way to where you are going..
I am gonna enjoy me in the middle.
God offers so many wonderful things to so many people but they never want to go through the hard stuff to get the good stuff God has offered.
Joseph had a choice to be bitter but he chose to let it make him better.
Joseph started off in the pit but ended up in the palace.
while waiting…. Keep your mouth and thoughts going in the right direction and God will come in and show his promises.
Keep compromising your values and watch the devil come in and steal everything you got!!!
That’s Good stuff!!!
Your thoughts determine your attitudes and perspective, and ultimately, the overall quality of your life. Thoughts are powerful.. The good news is that you can choose how this power is used in your own life. You are not a slave to it. God has given you control over it. Proverbs 23:7 says, For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…In other words, where the mind goes the man follows.
Ephesians 6:10-18 (New International Version)
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The Armor of God
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.