Today’s Daily Devotional from Pastor Andrew Bills
“Did You Know That God Is Your Only Way Through Your Situation?”
Are you dependent upon God for your breakthrough and victory? The Cross and The Resurrection of Christ is our assurance that God has given us the victory over all of our enemies in every conflict that we face, in the mighty name of Jesus Christ.
Today, many people are now facing some of the most horrific situations that they’ve ever encountered in their lives. Lives are being destroyed by drug addiction or chemical dependency. Abusiveness is crushing homes and crippling lives, and time won’t permit me here to list all of the other demonic activities or satanic entrapments that are wreaking havoc throughout our cities today.
As the powers of darkness are opposing you, wishful thinking or mere hoping will not resolve your dilemma or cure your situation. And trying to handle matters on your very own really hasn’t worked for you either. Only the power and authority of God’s Word, through faith in Jesus Christ will.
One has only to pick up the Bible and start reading from the beginning to discover God’s Eternal Existence, His Supremacy, His Authority and His Power.
Well, Don’t You Know That You Completely Surprise The Devil When You Rise Up In His Face In Faith, In The Name Of Jesus Christ, And Stand On God’s Word? The powers of darkness never really expect you to do that. Satan though you were defeated! NO!!! More so, he thought you even thought that you were defeated and finished.
We too must learn what David discovered, that God Almighty is “The Lord Of The Breakthrough.”
In 2nd Samuel chapter 5, once again we read of the enemy forces attacking David and the nation of Israel. But, we also read about God’s supernatural divine intervention in their midst.
2nd Samuel 5:20 NLT says, “So David went to Baal-perazim and defeated the Philistines there. “The LORD did it!” David exclaimed. “He burst through my enemies like a raging flood!” So he named that place Baal-perazim (which means “the Lord who bursts through”).
As a soldier who placed his confidence in God, David asked for a plan of attack from God, who was his real commander-in-chief. God so mightily moved, David declared it was like water bursting through an opposing dam which quickly brought destruction to everything that was in its way.
By acting in perfect obedience, David succeeded where King Saul had failed and totally defeated the Philistines. Obedience to God’s instructions or Word was David’s key to experiencing the miraculous intervention of God.
Obedience is also THE KEY TO YOUR BREAKTHROUGH. You must make a conscious decision to spend time with God in daily fellowship and studying His Word. Then you’ll be able to take over your situation and see the mighty hand of God move in your very midst.
While salvation is free, it didn’t come cheap! It cost God the very best He had to offer, HIS SON! Now, Christ is able to bring salvation, deliverance and grace right into your midst, but are you really ready to give Him your undivided attention? How bad do you really need and want Him to move in your life and circumstances?
Romans 8:31 NIV then says, “What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
If The Holy Spirit of God is engaged to bring us through, which of our enemies can withstand His awesome Word and mighty outstretched hand? NONE CAN!!!
THEREFORE, HAVE FAITH IN GOD!