It is interesting that through his trials in the physical,
especially given his current situation being in prison, Paul
would tell the Ephesians that we don’t battle things in the
flesh but in the spirit.
King David is one of the greatest examples of one who
knew the battle was more than just the physical. When
he was just a young shepherd, he went against Goliath
with just a few stones and a slingshot. It was he who
defeated the giant. I cannot help but wonder how
differently things would have happened had David been
consumed by looking at just the physical enemy in front
So often it is easy to see our battles and our struggles for
what they look like in the physical. A bad thought, a bad
day, a bad situation. Yet David knew the battle was
deeper and not only that, he knew his God was stronger
and would equip him. David did not even wear the armor
of King Saul but went wearing, in the spiritual, the armor
What would it look like if each morning while putting on
your clothes, you prayerfully put on the armor of God?
Putting on each piece and devoting the day to the Lord?
Perhaps take this next week to devote each morning to
doing that and see what happens!