Topic: Esther’s Glory: Issue 9- The enemy is constantly out to get you!
Bible Reading: Esther 5
Bible Reading: Esther 5:14 (NKJV)
Then his wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, “Let a gallows be made, fifty cubits high, and in the morning suggest to the king that Mordecai be hanged on it; then go merrily with the king to the banquet.”
Good evening ladies and gentlemen! How are you doing? How has your day been? I hope your day has been full of joy. Today, we continue our series, “Esther’s Glory!” The Holy Spirit, today, wants to reveal our opponent in battle (to us). Let us get right into it!
Our life-long opponent has a “24/7” agenda to destroy us (God’s children). This opponent never ceases to try to steal, kill or destroy our destiny. If he doesn’t succeed, he would surely make sure that he puts up a tough fight. As Christians, we must know the type of opponent we are dealing with. Why? Well, to help us prepare adequately for battle.
There are a lot of Christians that are always shocked and/ or unprepared for the enemy’s dynamics. That shouldn’t be the case! Fair enough, you might not know exactly what the enemy has in store (there are times God reveals them). However, you must not be surprised by his action or most importantly, you must not be de-railed by him. For if you know the goal of your opponent; you must be prepared for whatever he brings your way! Thankfully, we have God backing us up! Indeed, you must not be afraid.
In Esther 5, we see Haman convene with his wife and friends and plot against Mordecai. Haman’s wife and friends were able to convince him (Haman), to have a gallows made for Mordecai. They convinced Haman to get the king’s approval to kill Mordecai! They thought this move was possible because Haman bragged to them about being “the king’s favorite.”
The memory verse for today, goes to show the extent to which the enemy will go to all extents to destroy you as a child of God. We must always pray and commit ourselves to God in whatever you do! When we do that, with God’s help, we would be ahead of the enemy’s plans. God rescues us from situations created for our downfall (by the enemy).
In this short message, the Holy Spirit wants us to recognize that we are in a lifelong battle against the enemy. The Holy Spirit wants us to know who we are up against so that we can prepare adequately for our fights. This is very important because we are always under the enemy’s radar. He is out to steal, kill and destroy our destinies, so that God’s Glory will not shine. It is very important now (with the way the world is going) to fully immerse ourselves in God and His Word. As Christian, it is time to rise up and claim our victories; pressing on for God and the spread of the Gospel. God bless you.
1. Ask God to reveal Himself to you.
2. Ask for the in-filling of the Holy Spirit.
3. Ask God to help you due subdue your flesh and remain firmly grounded in Him.
4. Ask God for Grace to keep going to the end
End with a time of praise and worship!
Have a wonderful evening and let God inspire you!
I thank you for my life. I thank you for giving me another beautiful day. I ask that you guide me and protect me. I pray that I will choose you in every situation that I face. And that my life will be a testimony and an example to many that I have Christ living in me. Thank you, Lord, for sending your son to die on the cross and wipe my sins away. I lift your name high for you are Alpha and Omega. Amen!
The prayer below is for anyone who does not know God or maybe has been apart from God for a while. God is here to pour His favor over your life. All you have to do is call out to Him. Make that decision today!
I come to you today as a sinner. I admit that I am a sinner. I believe that Jesus is your Son and He came on to this earth to die for my sins. Dear Lord, let your Son come and fill me. Lord, I ask that He cleanses me off my sins. I am ready to stand for you and profess your Name. Thank you, Lord. Amen.
If you repeated this prayer with all the sincerity of your heart, congratulations!! You are now a part of God’s family. Welcome to the greatest family ever. Heaven is jubilating on your arrival. Your fellow brothers and sisters are also excited to have you on board.
Being a child of God is a wonderful thing. The road might not always be easy, but God is with you each and every step of the way. Guiding you, helping you and encouraging up. You will never regret this decision; I can assure you of that. Two things I would recommend for you to do are;
1. Get yourself a Bible (in a version you understand) and meditate on it day and night. In Joshua 1:8, we are told that when you meditate on the Word day and night, you will be prosperous and successful.
2. Find a Bible- believing church to attend and fellowship with other Christians. This would help you grow spiritually.
I am excited that you made this decision. Welcome! If you would like some help or more understanding into anything, you can leave a message (adding your email address) and I would be willing and happy to help you out!
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