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Aligned with the Commander in Chief

Most importantly,  be disciplined and stay on guard. Your enemy the devil is prowling around outside like a roaring lion, just waiting  and hoping for the chance  to devour someone. Resist him and be strong in your faith, knowing that your brothers and sisters throughout the world are fellow sufferers with you.  ( 1 Peter 5:8-9   VOICE ) There are a few of us pretty well convinced we have no idea what "force" is opposing us, but we know something is. God doesn't want us to be naive about our enemy or that opposing force - so he clearly declares to us it is the devil - he is the one "out to derail us". We are absolutely no threat or concern to him as long as we do nothing more than profess belief, acting as we please, but never really developing intimacy with the one who has saved us. As a matter of fact, Jesus even said the devil "believes", so belief is not the thing that makes us right with God - it is faith! It is also faith which will help us to