Family is important, family is strong. This week while I was away on a mission trip the enemy has attacked family.
It’s sometimes uncomfortable to talk about the Devil. Just something about it makes you feel weird. We try and humanize him. We dress him up in a cute little red costume and make him harmless. We dress him up in a suit and make him look cool. We make a cartoon of him and we lose the idea that he exists and he HATES US.
Let us never forget this. He is real, he is on this earth and he hates you.
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
-1 Peter 5:8
Recently families within our family and across our community have been attacked. It’s not fair, it’s not right but it’s true. He hates you so much that he attacks that which we think is safest. Our family, our bonds. No one expects their marriage to be attacked. Especially when both husband and wife are together in Christ. We get blindsided by this. That is what is happening in our houses and it will not stand.
Tonight I ask that you join me in setting an alarm on your phone for 1pm for the next week. At 1pm everyday ending next Monday pray for marriages with me.
Pray for families, pray fervently. For 1 week we pray as one, at 1.
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.
-James 5:15 (nlt)