The Hidden Power of Prayer and Fasting


If you want to…achieve victory in the realm of the Spirit, learn the lesson of Joash and never stop until total victory is yours in Christ. Our God has given us some powerful “arrows” or components of victory, and we need to strike the earth with them until total victory is ours.

Arrows found in the Bible—

  1. Be full of the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:8).
  2. Choose your battle. Then seek God for His direction on how to enter aggressive spiritual warfare (2 Sam. 5:19).
  3. Survey the cost and commit to complete victory (Lk. 14:31-33).
  4. Be sober-minded. Neither momentary defeats nor successes should cause you to let down your guard and turn back (Eph. 6:13).
  5. Focus on winning the battle. Do not allow discouragement or distractions to dissipate your commitment to win (1 Cor. 15:58).
  6. Do not let unforeseen obstacles force you to tur back (Lk. 9:62).
  7. Be thankful. Once the battle is won, thank God and praise Him for the victory (1 Cor. 15.57).
  8. Be vigilant. Guard the victory until “the region is stable” (1 Pet. 5:8).

Our objectives must always stay clear and uncompromising. Then our faith and God’s resources will always supply the strength we need.

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