What would you do when you hear bad news? What do you do when the enemy attacks and tries to throw you off course in order to destroy you and render you helpless?
What would you do?
Because your response to the enemy attacks will determine the outcome whether you win or lose. Your response determines what happens next. Your response has to come from the word of God instead of your feelings or something else.
Have the righteous man mindset.
The bible gives us insight into the mind of a righteous man and his response to evil news. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord Psalm 112:7. The response described by the psalmist indicated that of a person who refuse to fear despite what is a fearful situation.
Various issues of life presents themselves to us on a daily basis but God’s command to us remains fear not! The devil cannot do anything that will make God panic, that is why we need to imitate Him and refuse to panic in any situation. That should be our first powerful response to the enemy.
Don’t panic and give in to fear
God has not given us the spirit of fear, when we became born again we receive the life of God and the life of God has no fear For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind 2 Timothy 1:7.
Any kind of fear is from outside you, not from the Spirit of God and definitely not from your spirit.
Therefore, our heart must be fixed on the word of God casting down anything contrary to the word of God from our minds. When we do that, we allow the power and ability of God to move into that situation instead of fear.
And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God Philippians 1:28.
The word of God is clear about victory if we stay in faith and refuse to fear.
Remain strong and trust The Lord
Begin to walk in the light of this, cast out every fear and terror from your mind with the word of God and you will see it coming to pass in your life. You need to follow the pattern of this person described by the Psalmist in Psalm 112. A man whose heart is fixed on the Lord and His word, a man whose trust in the Lord is constant, irrespective of what the circumstance presented. He is a man that says in the face of fear that “there is no fear here!” He believes that God will do what He says all the times, not some of the times, but all the time if He trusts wholly and totally in Him.
God is faithful to do what He says He would do and you need to let that be in your heart always.
When you respond to God’s word you demonstrate your faithfulness to His word and since God responds to His word, He will demonstrate His faithfulness to you and His word. The faithfulness of God makes the principles of His word to work always, if you will believe His word like He says. By believing and acting on His word you demonstrate your commitment and faithfulness to Him.
Psalm 112; Mark 11:23 Proverbs 3:5, 6.