The song for this week is Put on the Armor of God by Shirley Caesar.
It seems like I spend a lot of time alone or away from what would seem normal to others. My “normal” is spending time with the One who gives me life versus finding it by trying to fit in. Peer pressure has not been one of my weaknesses as I have realized everyone is not allowed to be in your circle. That includes some members of your family.
I have realized over the years that the Spirit of God does not react well with the spirit of darkness and could be why some people may not like me. Yes, we all want to be accepted, BUT GOD protects me from the things I can see and from things I cannot. His spiritual guidance has led me on a path that allows me to sleep without medication, and on most days, arise without an alarm.
Peace like that can only be found in the Father. He has given us the tools to fight the enemies we see, and I have put Him in front of me to fight the ones I cannot. For all I know, there may be a battle for my life that I’m unaware of, and I want to keep it that way. Praise God hallelujah.
To stand and fight the enemy, the word of God states in Ephesians 6:13 – 17
Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.