One of my (and Patti Cake's) fave verses is Matthew 11:12:
From the days of John the Baptist until now, The Kingdom of Heaven has been subjected to violence, and violent people have been raiding it.
We violent people, believers, don't have to raid heaven. We're citizens. What we have to do is stop the enemies of Yeshua from destroying the earth El-ohim has entrusted to us by violently defending it and violently redeeming that of which they've already taken possession.
Problem is many believers don't know how to be violent against God's ancient enemy. We know how to be violent against our families, against others and towards ourselves ... but not the demonic realm.
We've been given an arsenal full of weapons for the specific reason of warring from victory for more victory. We've also been given armor (Ephesians 6) because - like it or not - we are in a war in this life, on this earth, conception to last breath.
Some of our weapons:
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