1 Peter 5:8-11

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Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings. And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen. – 1 Peter 5:8-11

Dear Jesus,

I am no match for the enemy of my soul.  He knows my biggest weaknesses and exploits them.  I know he and his demons are attacking all your children.  You see us battle and lose.  You know what we are going through.  Please protect us with your Holy Spirit and his thoughts.  Protect us with your angels.  Protect us because you love us.  Don’t let the lion devour any of your children.  We look forward to the restoration you will bring when the entire war is over and we are safely on the other side of the veil that hides you.  Make me strong in the hope that you are coming to rescue me in life or by death. 


Pastor Don Patterson

Don’t ever try to fight the devil with your own strength.  Only Christ in you and for you can take him on.