Lie: you’re playing defense, not offense (as you hold the ball in your hands and say, Really?)
Truth: you’re on offense (that’s why the ball is in your hands) and the only hope the enemy has is to convince you otherwise.
Here’s what I mean.
God has all power and all authority. Not only is He winning. He’s already won.
Jesus defeated the enemy at the Cross and recaptured the keys of the kingdom.
In other words, Jesus stripped the enemy of his power and authority (which he received when man fell) and delegated it to the church.
Yet many Christians live contrary to this reality. They’ve believed the lie that says, “You’re not powerful. You’re weak and defeated.”
They think they’re destined for a continual struggle against the enemy. Continue reading