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A Daily Word - Aug. 8, 2010

  • 2010 Aug 08
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FIGHTING FROM VICTORY 

We are at war. But the outcome is certain. We are not fighting for victory…we're fighting from victory. When He died on the cross and was raised from the dead, Jesus Christ defeated sin and de-fanged death, crushing our enemy, Satan. We still battle, but victory is an accomplished act. Jesus did that.

This war from victory is a different kind of war, is it not? It's like the war Joshua was asked to fight, claiming the occupied Promised Land that God had already given. "The land is yours," God told him. "You own it, and My word is the title deed. I promised it to Abraham; I will give it to you. But you must fight." He led the nation of Israel in some fierce battles, but Joshua owned the dirt everywhere he put his foot down. He had the deed. He was fighting not for victory against the Amalekites, the Amorites and others—he was fighting from victory already made certain by God Himself.

That's how we are. Our battles are not against flesh and blood, but they are very real just the same. We go head to head against the wiles of Satan, but we are fighting from victory, because God has already accomplished it. When Jesus endured the cross and conquered the grave, we became soldiers whose ultimate conquest is assured.

MEMORY VERSE 

Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses.

READ THROUGH THE BIBLE 

Ezekiel 33

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