1). The primary strategy of the defeated one is to alienate and isolate all of us from the purpose of Yahweh and one another.
2). As it pertains to believers, he primarily accomplishes his diabolical plan by doing something within our spheres of influence or lives that will adversely affect our finances, or cut us off from that which has already been supplied.
3). As it pertains to believers, if he cannot find a way to steal from us directly, he will look for a way to indirectly affect our finances through sickness, disease, poverty and failure.
Note: What I am hearing about all of this is going to be a game changer for all of us.
Question: How does debt and consumer driven credit spending fit into the above picture?
Question: Can we ever truly learn to be abased or abound, as long as our lives are being consumed with making a living, paying the bills and the daily grind? Whatever happened to being content?
Question: If we continue to live our lives in debtor’s prison, will we not someday succumb to the pressure to continue to provide, and in the end be crushed by the weight of it all?
Conclusion: As long as our lives are tethered to debt, our health and livelihood are in jeopardy, and if our health and livelihood are in jeopardy, then all that we have become is at risk.