“The enemy runs at the sound of your voice.
When you stand up, the nations flee!” –Isaiah 33:3 (NLT)
No words have given me greater comfort in recent months than this verse because it reminds me of the greatness of our God and His goodness, that all He has to do is speak, and His voice will send the enemy running. It doesn’t matter how many enemies surround you, all God has to do is speak. That is how awesome our God is. He speaks, and His voice, just the sound of His voice, sends the enemy running.
In Revelation 14:2(NLT), the Word of God tells us, “And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of mighty ocean waves or the rolling of loud thunder. It was like the sound of many harpists playing together.”
That is the God we serve. He is Omnipotent and He is everywhere. He knows all your comings and goings. You never need to fear what comes your way because the God you serve never slumbers or sleeps. He is never weary or tired. He does not faint, and He does not stumble or fall.
REFLECTION: When you find yourself surrounded by enemies, remember the Captain of the Heavenly Hosts has commanded His angels to encamp about you (Psalm 34:7, 91:11). He will not let your enemies triumph over You. Second Kings 6:17(NLT) tells us, “Then Elisha prayed, ‘O LORD, open his eyes and let him see!’ The LORD opened the young man’s eyes, and when he looked up, he saw that the hillside around Elisha was filled with horses and chariots of fire.” Your God prepares a feast for you in the presence of your enemies (Psalm 23:5). Do not fear because greater is He that is in you than He who is in the world.
PRAYER: Heavenly Father, Your perfect love expels all fear, and You have not given me the spirit of fear but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Thank You for being my Protector and the One Who Gives His Angels Charge Over Me. Lord, open my eyes to see You have surrounded me with Heaven’s Armies. Fill me with courage and with strength. Remind me always my hope is found in You alone. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Linda A. Knowles
“And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like a noise of many waters: and the earth shined with his glory.” -Ezekiel 43:2(KJV)