By John Sykes
From Bradley Dean in Evil is Powerless if the Good Are Unafraid!
Imagine with me for a moment if George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson never existed. Imagine history without Abraham, Moses, King David or the King of Kings, Jesus Christ.
Where would we be if these men did not exhibit leadership with courage and sacrifice on the behalf of the people? Where would we be if they had not loved both seen and unseen, resulting in now having both natural and spiritual freedoms throughout the world? I can tell you, we would all be slaves to tyranny in every form (Hebrews 11)!
We can see from the history they wrote, that the evils they faced were powerless over their endeavors because they had their eyes fixed on “The Author and the Finisher of their faith” (Hebrews 12:2), who said that He did not give us a spirit of fear (2 Timothy 1:7)! The Author promised that He would make them more then conquerors (Romans 8:37), gave them power of all of the works of the enemy (Luke 10:19), and promised that He would be an enemy unto all of their enemies and an adversary unto all of their adversaries (Exodus 23:22).
The Author answered King David in his distress by saying that the “kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.” (Psalm 2:2-5)
The Author also promised that He would not fail one word of His blood-bought covenant concerning His people (Psalm 89:34). Read the rest here...Please note that the title is also a quote from Ronald Reagan.