Thursday 21st February 2019 Prayer Devotion
Scripture Reading:- 2 Chronicles 20:1-28
Topic:- God Will Fight Your Battle
Text:- 2 Chronicles 20:17
A. Difference between God fighting for you and God fighting your battle:
1. God fighting for you, i.e He is there to assist you. See 2 Chronicles 20:15-17.
2. God fighting your battle, i.e God doing the fighting without you. See 2 Chronicles 32:8.
B. Example of those that God fought for and fought their battles:
1. Joshua leading the Israelites, and God fought for him by commanding half of a day to stop for him. See Joshua 10.
2. God fought for the children of Israel during Samuel’s time. See 1 Samuel 7:3-17.
3. Peter was rescued by an Angel from the Prison. See Acts 12:1-23.
4. Paul was bitten by a deadly poisonous snake, and without any treatment admitted, he was saved and stayed alive. See Acts 28:1-10.
C. What can hinder Him to fight?:
1. If you are in sin. See Psalm 66:18; Romans 6:1.
2. When the fullness of time has not come. See John 2:1-11.
3. If you want to fight the battle by/for yourself. See Moses in Exodus 2:11-15.
4. When God determined not to fight for a purpose unknown to you.. See Stephen in Acts 7:50-60.
D. What hastened Him to fight?:
1. Holiness and pure in heart. See Hebrews 12:14.
2. Prayer and fasting. See Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles 20:1-28.
3. When you are fed up of your situation with holy anger. See the Zarephat woman in 1 Kings 17:8-24.
4. When devil wants to disgrace God in the life of his sincere servant. See Daniel in Daniel 6.
5. Praises and worships. See Paul and Silas in Acts 16:1-31.
1. Help me oh Lord God to continue to be holy, please and obey You henceforth, in the name of Jesus Christ.
2. Oh Lord God, help me to continue to wait upon You henceforth until my miracle surface, in the name of Jesus Christ.
3. Oh Lord God, fight all my battles and give me victory always, in the name of Jesus Christ.
Have A Lovely Thursday!