Draw the line

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Draw the lineJohnny and June walked the line. Last night, I had to draw the line. They say trouble comes in threes, and while I do not subscribe to sayings like that, I have experienced a painful windfall of troubles. I got shingles, my precious mother-in-law went to Heaven without my permission, my heating system went caput, my dog got very sick, and a couple more unmentionable issues from which I will spare you the details but caused me major consternation. These storms hurt my body, broke my heart, scared the crap out of me, and attacked my finances.

Last night I got mad. Mad at the devil. Because that is who brings things meant to steal from us and bring death and destruction into our lives. Why?

Because we let him. Because bad things happen. Because we live in this fallen world. Because a lot of things, but we can fight back.

That’s not to say that I don’t pray over my family and believe God in many, many areas all the time, because I do. But last night I reached a moment where in the spirit realm, I drew a line. I told God where I stood and I told the devil where I stood. I pointed arrows of scripture and fired them. And then I thanked God that this storm and future storms were dead in their tracks.

The Bible says we perish for lack of knowledge, (Hosea 4:6) and God knows sometimes I’m very slow to realize I’m under attack and it’s up to me to engage in the fight. But I engaged and I won.

God wins. We win. And I’m not letting anyone forget it.

3 responses »

  1. Oh miss Juli… It is so good to hear its the devil
    Not God doing all these bad things! You go girl..
    Keep kicking Devil butt…Will be praying for you
    and your family… Love and Blessings.
    P.S. Something good is coming you way and
    The devil knows it…. And so do we!
    Thank you Lord
    For your victory over Satan … That what
    Satan means for evil you will turn around for
    Good! In Jesus Name …Amen

  2. THANK YOU, Juli. Once again, you’ve hit the bull’s eye. Why do we who know better forget to use the power God gave us? Do we get lazy? Or do we get caught up in the world’s ways? I don’t know. I’m going to draw my line today:) Again!

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