40 Days- Day 2 Early Morning

It’s six in the morning and God has my full attention. Instead of checking the latest Facebook posts I’m meditating on scripture. After all every word equips us most for the battle at hand. Every word is God preparing us for the spiritual battle at hand. One we can’t fully see, but we can feel. One we can’t battle with human strength, but it requires spiritual weapons God has given us.

So, I’m making sure I have packed the essential in my backpack. I’m standing firm in the gospel that I know has saved me by grace through faith in Jesus Christ alone. My prayer life must be reactivated as I give God my petitions and thanksgiving. Reading, studying and meditating upon God’s word must come before reading the next news headlines. By faith I will march forward beyond every fiery arrow the evil throws my way. And, when I have know clue where to turn next the Holy Spirit will reveal, comfort, empower, confirm, convict, and compel me through this God led journey.

Today, I will see my first sunrise in quite awhile. I will take my first intentional walk in the early hours of this God made day. Lord, I give you this day. Use it to refine me into the man You created me to be. May walking close to you become a lifestyle not just a periodic event. I want to know You more. Show me how to sleep, eat, walk, talk, love, live, and lead in a way that most honors You. Help me to overcome anything the devil throws my way.

2 Corinthians 10:3-43 We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments.