Conclusion - Following Jesus has put you in a daily spiritual battle with the devil & the demons of hell. They are coming after your feet, to take you out!
“The thief comes only to steal & kill & destroy...”
We can be victorious in this battle because we have peace with God & the peace of God bought for us in the gospel of Jesus Christ!
“Earth recedes. Heaven opens before me. If this is death, it is sweet! There is no valley here. God is calling me, & I must go. This is my triumph; this is my coronation day! It is glorious!”
“I have pain; but I have peace, I have peace!”
“Our God is the God from whom cometh salvation. God is the Lord by whom we escape death! Into Thy hands I commit my spirit; God of truth, thou hast redeemed me!”
How is it possible to have such peace in what would otherwise be such a fearful, tumultuous & painful time? Only the good news of Peace withGod & the Peace of God can bring such confidence in the face of this world! Put on your shoes & be prepared for anything this life throws at you.