Isaiah 59:19 -So shall they fear The name of the LORD from the west, And His glory from the rising of the sun; When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him.
The phrase ‘Lift up a standard or banner’ really stands out. It seems that lifting a standard against the enemy puts the enemy to flight. James 4:7 declares that if we submit ourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
God’s Word declares this morning that “when our enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord Himself will lift up a standard against him.
Have you seen the enemy lately? I see him on a daily basis, but guess what? God’s Word declares that He is already defeated!
Some of you are battling the wrong enemy. Who is our enemy? We are told in Ephesians 6:12 that our enemy is not flesh and blood. “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.”
Indeed, we are in the midst of a war. Spiritual warfare.
God Word declares in Isiah 43:2- When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you.
The standard that is lifted up against the enemy of our minds, finances, families, marriages, children, employment and every area of our lives is the Word of God! Yes, God Himself. .
JESUS, THE GREATEST NAME IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH, THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB, WHO IS The Word of God is our standard against the enemy who comes in like a flood against us!
WE ARE VICTORIOUS, MORE THAN A CONQUEROR THROUGH CHRIST JESUS! This wonderful truth has become reality to all who believe and follow Jesus. When you put on His armor, His life surrounds you and keeps you safe in Him. Galatians 3:27- as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. So “put on Christ.” He is our victory!!!! SHOUT SAINTS!!!!!!!! YOU ALREADY HAVE THE VICTORY!!
SAINTS, HOLD UP YOUR BLOOD STAIN BANNER THIS MORNING!
1 Corinthians 15:17 – But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
“Be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
“Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.
God bless and do tell the Lord thank you that your enemy is already defeated through Christ Jesus. You are victorious! More than a conqueror this day and everyday.
I love you all with the love of Christ.