The Elijah List: A word of wisdom and insight when it comes to dealing with spiritual warfare from Wanda Alger. She covers how we are to live from a kingdom perspective and the authority we carry to take with us in our spiritual battles we face.
Excerpt from The Elijah List:
“The Lord says to my lord: ‘Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.’ The Lord will extend your mighty scepter from Zion, saying, ‘Rule in the midst of Your enemies!'” (Ps. 110:1-2 NIV)
When we position ourselves as warriors on a battlefield, we will use the sword to either defend ourselves or attack the enemy. A warrior seldom stands still and is busy dealing with the enemy close up. As a result, warriors are focused on the immediate battle at hand and don’t have the advantage of a larger perspective. Their focus is on defeating an enemy, not ruling a kingdom.
However, when we take our positions as sons and daughters on the throne, our perspective has changed. When we rule with a scepter in our hand, there is no need to defend OR attack. When dealing with an enemy intrusion, we do not engage in skirmishes, but simply state the Father’s purpose and will, knowing full-well our authority and right to do so. The boundaries of the Kingdom have been firmly established and our role is to maintain those boundaries by the authority and decree of the King, knowing the hosts of Heaven have been dispatched on our behalf (1 Pet. 3:22, Rev. 12:7-9).