The Cosmic Haman

15 Nov

The Cosmic Haman…

When I was a child, I remember being in a car with my mother. And she was parking next to a sidewalk. And an old man with a mustache and a whistle came running out… blasting his little whistle.

He didn’t want anyone parking in front of his house. So if he saw a car doing that, he ran out with his whistle and most people would take off. They believed they were parking illegally.

But the truth was, there was nothing illegal about it, and the man had absolutely no authority to do what he was doing. But as long as he convinced people that he did have the authority, then he did. As long as they believed him, they took off.

So it is with the enemy. The enemy has no real authority. But if you believe that he does, he will. The voice of sin, temptation, fear, gloom, panic, despair, and darkness – has no authority.

That means you don’t have to obey it or even pay it any mind. The next time the enemy tells you to do something – you just ignore it – he’s only blowing his whistle.

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8

Today make it your aim to disobey the voice of the enemy, to defy the command of fear, darkness, and sin – overcome his bluff.

Walk daily with God at your side!

Love always,

Ed

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