There’s an unseen war for your soul (1 Peter 2:11, Romans 7:23). There are forces of darkness, stubborn principalities, wicked and dangerous spirts fighting to frustrate you, get you down, and place you outside of God’s will for your life (Ephesians 6:10-13).
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, said the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and returns not thither, but waters the earth, and makes it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goes forth out of my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. (Isaiah 55:8-11)
This month something really unusual is about to happen.
Being strong and courageous is a choice irrespective of what you are going through!
Elisha was an ordinary farmer. A commoner. God must have seen something in him to nominate him to be a replacement for a very successful Elijah.
However, in order to fulfill this purpose, there are some obstacles he had to confront and deal with – directly or indirectly, knowingly or subtly!