It’s struggle. We should know that. We should know that the powers of the darkish try to steal us away each second of the day, us who’re folks of the day, individuals who observe the true Gentle. It is a struggle. Why do you suppose you wrestle a lot simply to remain on the highway? Why do you suppose life’s not all the time really easy on the market? Why does life generally push you so onerous?As a result of it is struggle! We’re brutally attacked on all fronts. The satan and his henchmen will not be lazy. They may use every thing of their energy to steal you with varied crafty methods time and again. They’re intelligent and know what our weak factors are. They mercilessly goal these factors time and again. If we’re not ready for these assaults, and develop drained, they could simply succeed.Let me make a short cease right here. This isn’t gentle music. These aren’t simply tales. That is actual and every of us who consider in God should know that we’re within the crossfires every single day. We should put together and arm ourselves in order that we’re not overpowered by the enemy.Perceive how critical that is. I see many examples on social media. My coronary heart cries out for the individuals who have been critical youngsters of God and now fights within the entrance strains for the enemy. My coronary heart contracts once I see them mocking and taunting God and his youngsters. Oh, why did they lose the battle!I am so grateful that God is on our aspect. Sure, 8… However not us! How can we stay standing on this wrestle between gentle and darkish? … Since we’re creatures of Day, let’s act prefer it. Sure, we should do one thing. However how can I shield myself every single day … Stroll out into the daylight sober, dressed up in religion, love, and the hope of salvation.First, to stay standing on this struggle, we should consider. We should maintain onto the data that we serve a God who’re best and strongest. We should maintain onto the data that Jesus conquered the enemy on the cross and that the enemy has no energy. He’s a loser chief. He methods folks, utilizing lies to attempt to persuade them that he’s the chief, however he has misplaced already.We who’re day individuals are on the successful aspect, as a result of our Father is the true Ruler, the start and the top. The Alpha and the Omega. He’s every thing! We should consider this. We should maintain onto this, as a result of it protects our hearts. This perception is the armour that can shield our hearts from the enemy’s arrows, that can break them in small items like rotten wooden. They won’t be able to entice us away or to journey us up.At the moment, it’s not straightforward in any respect to stay standing there the place we work, reside and play; we’re tempted throughout. It seems to be so good to be a part of the world. It seems to be as if they’ve all of the enjoyable. However that isn’t true. Actual happiness can solely be discovered with God.Religion is in your coronary heart, not your thoughts. When religion is within the thoughts, we attempt to perceive and rationalise every thing. Sadly, our minds and pondering are too small to know every thing. When our religion is within the thoughts solely, somebody intelligent will rapidly persuade you and win the struggle. Kids consider with their hearts, and that’s the reason Jesus mentioned we should go and study from them how one can consider. Imagine along with your coronary heart, as a result of then you’ll stay standing within the struggle.Stand agency. Arm your self. Maintain onto your religion and know that our Chief is the true chief. Imagine and know that Jesus has conquered and that that is the one option to go. The remaining is just noise.Scripture1 Thessalonians 5:4-11ReflectionWhere does the enemy’s arrows typically hit you?How are you going to stand towards it?What does your religion seem like?PrayerOur Father, You understand it isn’t straightforward on the market and that the assaults carry on coming. It’s tough to face agency. It’s tough to guard ourselves. Please assist us to maintain on believing and to carry onto the truth that we’re on the successful aspect, as a result of You already conquered the enemy on the cross. Amen.