Fighting For What Matters Most
Psalm 91:1-2 – Whoever goes to the Lord for safety, whoever remains under the protection of the Almighty, can say to him, “You are my defender and protector. You are my God; I trust YOU.”
Nehemiah 4:13-14, 20 – (13) Therefore, I positioned men behind the lower parts of the wall, at the opening; and I set the people according to their families, with their swords, their spears, and their bows. (14) And I looked, and arose and said to the nobles, to the leaders, and to the rest of the people, “Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, great and awesome … and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.” …… (20) Wherever you hear the sound of the trumpet, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us.
If you will fight for your soul, your safety, and your family, God will fight for you.
God Will PROSPER You When You Fight Right
Nehemiah 2:20 – The God of heaven Himself will prosper us; therefore, we His servants will arise and build, but you have no heritage or right or memorial in Jerusalem.
God Honors Righteous Walls
If the home is the #1 priority of the devil, we need to make sure it is the #1 priority of our lives.
The happiest times of our lives should be with our families.
Saving Our Family
2 Peter 2:5 – … and did not spare the ancient world, but saved Noah, one of eight people, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood on the world of the ungodly.
Make sure your family is in the ark – the place of covering and protection.
Me And My HOUSE Will...
Joshua 24:15 – But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
You can offer a sacrifice of praise for each of your family members.
Job 1:5 – Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all … Thus did Job continually.
You Choose for Your House – Blessing or Cursing
2 Kings 10:7 – So it was, when the letter came to them, that they took the king’s sons and slaughtered seventy persons, put their heads in baskets, and sent them to him at Jezreel.
2 Samuel 6:11 – And the ark of the Lord continued in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite three months, and the Lord blessed Obed-Edom, and all his household.
Church in Your Heart, Your House, Your Life
Philemon 1:2 – I [Paul] am writing to Philemon, our beloved co-worker, and to our sister Apphia, and to our fellow soldier Archippus, and to the church that meets in your house.
Where are Your Footprints Leading?
Romans 5:20 – …where sin abounds, grace abounds much more.
Where are your footprints taking the next generation?
Fight for what's left – Rebuild the walls with what's left.
2 Corinthians 12:9 – Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.