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Today's Daily Devotional Excerpt

We Battle Not Against Partisans

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places…. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit…and said, what have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God…?”

Featured Scripture: EPHESIANS 6:12; AND MARK 5:2, 7
Background Scripture: MARK 5: 1–20

Discerning leaders of faith can sense when they are not merely facing a tough circumstance, but have become engaged in spiritual warfare. Evil is swapped for evil as we observe normally rational persons perform in a mean, irrational, and bizarre manner. We witness unpredictable events, the spiritual warfare of good and evil that has now more »

Our Prayer: Dear Jesus, hold our hands during times of spiritual warfare in the leadership tasks You give us to do. Be with us constantly and may our hearts be set on You. Help us to pray, fellowship with other believers, and know Your Word. Keep us, and those You entrust to us, safe from evil in Your bosom of holy protection. Amen.
Tomorrow's Devotional: Honing Our Humility

Foreward by Joe Turnham

Throughout generations people have combed the Holy Scriptures in search of meaning, purpose, solace and forgiveness. Its words give us new understanding of creation, history, prophecy and revelation: therein, we find the promise of the soul’s salvation.

But my own burden and calling that led me to the writing of this book, Leading From Our Knees, revealed to me that the Holy Scriptures are also the ultimate collection of timeless leadership precepts. From Genesis to Revelation we encounter those many reluctant and imperfect characters that God chose to become leaders for holy tasks. God worked His providence and purpose through each of them and bids you also as a leader in this time to become a partner in building the Kingdom of God. read more »