Spiritual Warfare: 'God Rescues the Godly and Punishes the Wicked'

God's Power for Our Battles — Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Yes, Lot was a righteous man who was tormented in his soul by the wickedness he saw and heard day after day. So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment.
— 2 Peter 2:8-9 NLT

Today's Prayer

Lord, I, too, am saddened and frustrated at the anger and malice and ungodliness I see around me in my world every day. Day after day, it wears on me and makes me worry and fret. Forgive me, Lord. I know You know exactly how to rescue the godly from trials while punishing the wicked who refuse to acknowledge Your commands. Help me to be a faithful witness, full of grace and truth to all those around me. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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Illustration of 2 Peter 2:8-9 NLT — Yes, Lot was a righteous man who was tormented in his soul by the wickedness he saw and heard day after day. So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment.

About This Devotional

Spiritual Warfare is a daily devotional about God's power for our battles.

The Prayer for Spiritual Warfare is written by Steve Hemphill.