“WHEN THE ENEMY COMES IN LIKE A FLOOD, THE SPIRIT OF GOD WILL RAISE A STANDARD AGAINST HIM!” (ISA.59:19)
Sometimes living for the Lord is a real battle & a real fight. But the Devil can’t lay a claw or a fang on you, he can’t inundate you or drown you with his lies if you RESIST him with the WORD of God! The Bible is God’s standard, like a banner or flag that we can wave in front of the Devil’s sharp pointed nose, & he will FLEE!–He can’t take the Word! (Jam.4:7)
When the Devil tempts you, what’s the first thing to do?–Ask the Lord for a Scriptural answer! That’s what Jesus did! When the Devil tempted Him & lied to Him, He just quoted the Scriptures! Of course, the Devil also tried quoting Scripture to Jesus, but he twisted them & took them out of context. So the Lord just fired Scriptures back at him the way they SHOULD have been applied, “It is WRITTEN!” (Lk.4:1-13)–And the Devil FLED! He can’t resist the Word!
The best way to stop an attacki s to counter-attack! The best defense is an offense! Wage a militant warfareagainst the Enemy! Baptise yourself constantly in prayer, soak yourself in theWord, memorise & quote God’s Promises!–Even to the Devil, as well as toyourself! You can put the Enemy out of action with the Word!–Bury him in aflood of the Truth!