July 30

Stop the Attack

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7 (NIV) You can stop attacks that come against you. Matthew 8:28–34 tells the story of what happened one day when Jesus came face to face with two crazed, demon-possessed men. In the distance, a large herd of pigs was feeding. The demons knew they didn’t stand a chance against Jesus, so they begged him, “If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs” (v. 30, NIV). The minute Jesus spoke the word, the demons left, causing the entire herd of pigs …

July 29

God Protects You

Leon Fontaine Devoted

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. Psalm 91:11 This month we’ve been focusing on speaking God’s Word over our lives and the lives of our loved ones. Psalm 91:9–16 is so rich with God’s promises of protection that I want you to read it word for word: “If you say, ‘The Lord is my refuge,’ and you make the Most High your dwelling, no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they …

July 28

Angels Obey God’s Word

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Bless the Lord, you His angels, who excel in strength, who do His word, heeding the voice of His word. Psalm 103:20 (NKJV) You can release angels. Psalm 103:20 is worded very specifically. You might wonder why it doesn’t just say angels listen to God, because that would be accurate. But that’s not what it’s saying here. It says angels heed the voice of his Word, which means you can speak his Word and cause them to go to work on your behalf. Hebrews 1:14 says that angels are “ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation.” Isn’t …