Our God is a mighty warrior who fights for His people and on behalf of His people. What a powerful blessing from God has been granted to us!
The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. (Zeph 3:17 NIV)
The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is his name. (Ex 15:3 NIV)
The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace. (Ex 14:14)
The Lord will march out like a champion, like a warrior he will stir up his zeal; with a shout he will raise the battle cry and will triumph over his enemies. (Isa 42:13 NIV)
But the Lord is with me like a mighty warrior; so my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. They will fail and be thoroughly disgraced; their dishonor will never be forgotten. (Jer 20:11 NIV)
A warrior is a soldier, fighter, combatant, and trooper. God tells us that He fights for us and goes before us in battle. (Deu 1:30) This reminds us to follow our Lord and Savior in any battle and never to try to strike out on our own. He is our leader so we need to be responsive to His timing, strategies, and guidance.
The Lord tells us not to fear our enemy because of the fact that God, Himself, fights for us. (Deu 3:22) Since we know that we have the Lord with us—because He never leaves us nor fails us—then we’re able to successfully put a thousand enemy troops on the run! (Josh 23:10) Glory to God!
Sometimes the Lord simply instructs us: “Stand still and see the salvation of the Lord!” (2 Chron 20:17)
Through the Scripture passages shown above, we recognize that:
- Our enemies will stumble and not prevail.
- The enemy will fail and be disgraced.
- Our Lord, our Warrior, loves us and saves us;
- He delights in us, and
- He rejoices over us with singing!
All glory and honor and praise be unto God, our Savior! God bless you.