Spiritual Warfare: 'It Hurts when Your Own Family Attacks You'
God's Power for Our Battles — Wednesday, December 6, 2023
The Israelites told David what would be done for the man who would kill Goliath. When David’s oldest brother Eliab heard David talking with the soldiers,he was angry with David. He asked David, "Why did you come here? Who’s taking care of those few sheep of yours in the desert? I know you are proud and wicked at heart. You came down here just to watch the battle."
— 1 Samuel 17:27-28 NCV
Lord, I guess almost everyone has experienced unexpected betrayal—You more than anyone. Even though it hurts, Lord, help me not to wallow in self-pity and paralyzing fear that it will happen again. Help me to forgive and work to forget, offering total forgiveness—just like Jesus did. Help me to follow His example and advice, Lord, and even pray for my enemies. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
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