Ever have one of those days or SEVERAL of them when the enemy is just pelting you with everything he has and the pain is so deep you don’t know what to do? Late for work. Car accident. Sick kid. Fight with spouse. Rains on your outdoor plans. Over due bills. Surprise debt. The washer begins to leak. The children are fighting. Just one thing after another with no end in sight. Yup! Those are called fiery darts from the enemy. Things to keep us distracted and defeated. Ways of grabbing our attention to everything negative.
You may wonder why the title of this blog today is about acorns, well this is how God works for me. I am currently in a campground in Michigan and it’s officially fall and the acorns are coming down like a severe rain storm. It’s like living in the middle of a war zone and you are dodging bullets. Okay I may be exaggerating a wee bit, but they are coming down all around us. So this inspired me to speak about darts because this morning on our little texting group someone was under attack and I began to put two and two together with the acorn bombs going on around here.
Everyday the enemy bombards us with arrows. Some of them are physical problems like our cars or appliances and others are mental defeats. We get so bogged down and bruised, battered and beat up over things that realistically we should be giving over to God. If we believe that it was all done at the cross then we must begin to understand that the devil has already lost the battle and he is doing his best just to annoy us and divert our attention. We need to learn to use the greatest weapon we have in our possession: WORSHIP.
Worship is defined as: