Declarations: Our Battle is Not Against Flesh & Blood!


September 9, 2019 – Ephesians 6:10-17; Judges 7:7-22; Psalm 18:28-42 (NASB®)

Ephesians 6:10-17:  10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. 13 Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. 14 Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

Judges 7:7-22:  The Lord said to Gideon, “I will deliver you with the 300 men who lapped and will give the Midianites into your hands; so let all the other people go, each man to his home.” So the 300 men took the people’s provisions and their trumpets into their hands. And Gideon sent all the other men of Israel, each to his tent, but retained the 300 men; and the camp of Midian was below him in the valley.

Now the same night it came about that the Lord said to him, “Arise, go down against the camp, for I have given it into your hands. 10 But if you are afraid to go down, go with Purah your servant down to the camp, 11 and you will hear what they say; and afterward your hands will be strengthened that you may go down against the camp.” So he went with Purah his servant down to the outposts of the army that was in the camp. 12 Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east were lying in the valley as numerous as locusts; and their camels were without number, as numerous as the sand on the seashore. 13 When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, “Behold, I had a dream; a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat.” 14 His friend replied, “This is nothing less than the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has given Midian and all the camp into his hand.”

15 When Gideon heard the account of the dream and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. He returned to the camp of Israel and said, “Arise, for the Lord has given the camp of Midian into your hands.” 16 He divided the 300 men into three companies, and he put trumpets and empty pitchers into the hands of all of them, with torches inside the pitchers. 17 He said to them, “Look at me and do likewise. And behold, when I come to the outskirts of the camp, do as I do. 18 When I and all who are with me blow the trumpet, then you also blow the trumpets all around the camp and say, ‘For the Lord and for Gideon.’”

19 So Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, when they had just posted the watch; and they blew the trumpets and smashed the pitchers that were in their hands. 20 When the three companies blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and cried, “A sword for the Lord and for Gideon!” 21 Each stood in his place around the camp; and all the army ran, crying out as they fled. 22 When they blew 300 trumpets, the Lord set the sword of one against another even throughout the whole army; and the army fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the edge of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.

Psalm 18:28-42:  28 For You light my lamp; the Lord my God illumines my darkness. 29 For by You I can run upon a troop; and by my God I can leap over a wall.

30 As for God, His way is blameless; the word of the Lord is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him. 31 For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God, 32 The God who girds me with strength and makes my way blameless? 33 He makes my feet like hinds’ feet, and sets me upon my high places. 34 He trains my hands for battle, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. 35 You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, and Your right hand upholds me; and Your gentleness makes me great. 36 You enlarge my steps under me, and my feet have not slipped.

37 I pursued my enemies and overtook them, and I did not turn back until they were consumed. 38 I shattered them, so that they were not able to rise; they fell under my feet. 39 For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me. 40 You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, and I destroyed those who hated me. 41 They cried for help, but there was none to save, even to the Lord, but He did not answer them. 42 Then I beat them fine as the dust before the wind; I emptied them out as the mire of the streets.

I write these decrees in the Name of Jesus Christ and in His authority and through His power. The Angelic troops stand ready to dispatch these decrees to the heavenly realms to the rulers, and authorities, and to post in the King’s Palace (Revelation 2 and 3, Ephesians 3:10, Esther 8:10, 13).

»  I decree and declare I am STRONG in the Lord/Adonai and in His MIGHTY POWER! I will PUT ON and CONTINUE TO WEAR the FULL ARMOR of God/Elohim, so that I AM ABLE to WITHSTAND the schemes of the devil. For my STRUGGLE is NOT AGAINST FLESH and BLOOD, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the worldly forces of this darkness, and against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

»  I decree and declare I have taken up the FULL ARMOR of God, so that I AM ABLE to RESIST for the Times are evil, and I have done everything, I will STAND FIRM. The Belt of TRUTH is around my waist and I have on the Breastplate of RIGHTEOUSNESS.

»  I decree and declare my feet are shod in READINESS with the Good News of PEACE/SHALOM. I Hold the SHIELD of FAITH with which I am able to EXTINGUISH ALL the FLAMING ARROWS of the evil one.  I wear the Helmet of SALVATION and the Sword of the Spirit which is the WORD of GOD!

»  I decree and declare, with the Lord’s/Adonai’s SELECT FEW, HE WILL DELIVER YOU! It is by His STRATEGY and His WISDOM that the Battle is WON. “It’s not by might, nor by power, but BY MY SPIRIT,” says the Lord! He will STRENGTHEN you and ENCOURAGE you as you move ahead in His Way!

»  I decree and declare the Lord/Adonai is giving DREAMS and VISIONS to those in the enemy’s camp so that they will flee and LEAVE BEHIND their treasures. The dreams will speak of GOD’S/ELOHIM’S FAITHFULNESS to you and His People!

»  I decree and declare I will BOW in WORSHIP of the Lord God Almighty/Adonai El Shaddai. The Lord has given us the VICTORY. “Arise! For the Lord/Adonai has given into your hand the camp of your enemy!”

»  I decree and declare as we follow the Lord’s/Adonai’s INSTRUCTIONS, the enemy will FLEE! The Lord/Adonai will set every man’s sword against his fellow throughout the entire army; so the enemy will cause their own to flee!

»  I decree and declare Lord my God/Adonai Elohai, YOU LIGHT UP MY LAMP! You SHINE in my darkness. For with You, Lord/Adonai, I rush on the troops, and I scale the walls. You are PERFECT and Your Word is PURE! You are my SHIELD because I take REFUGE in You!

»  I decree and declare Lord/Adonai, You are God/Elohim; You are the ROCK, Jesus Christ/Yeshua Messiah – the stone that the builders rejected! You, God/Elohim, GIRD ME WITH STRENGTH and make my way STRAIGHT. You make my feet like those of deer and make me stand on my heights.

»  I decree and declare You, Lord God Almighty/Adonai El Shaddai, TRAIN MY HANDS for battle, so my arms can bend a bronze bow. YOU GAVE ME THE SHIELD OF YOUR SALVATION. Your Right Hand UPHOLDS me, Your GENTLENESS makes me GREAT!

»  I decree and declare You broaden my steps beneath me, so my ankles have not slipped, Lord/Adonai. I PURSUE my enemies and OVERTAKE THEM and will not return until they are wiped out. I will CRUSH them till they cannot rise, till they fall beneath my feet.

»  I decree and declare a CLEANSING and UNIFYING of the people of this land as these decrees go forth.

In the name of King Jesus Christ, empowered and led of the Holy Spirit of God, we dispatch the Angelic troops, throughout this land and in the spirit realm, to deliver these decrees to all, both flesh and spirit. The enemy, the principalities and powers, have no authority to act against these decrees of our King, the Lord God Almighty; their actions will be of no effect to God’s chosen ones, but will be turned back on themselves for destruction.

The Lord God Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, we praise Your Name for You are True and Faithful and Just to perform it.  Amen!

Dawn Flores

[Keyword(s): strength, shield, salvation, overtake]

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