Fit To Fight
by Diana Scothorn
We have the power to fight the devil; however, we must be fit spiritually. Having been in the fitness business for years, I understand the importance of a strong core. Strong core muscles are essential because weak core muscles can lead to more fatigue, less endurance, and unnecessary injuries.
The same principles apply to our…
If we don’t develop spiritual strength, we’ll become fatigued, with nothing left to fight and go on, and ultimately left with wounded hearts.
We must be spiritually fit to fight the devil with his daily attempts to knock us down. We have to prepare our minds with the Word of God and incline our ears to the voice of God.
When we allow our emotions to get in the way, it hinders spiritual wisdom. It causes our strength to fail and distorts our vision. The devil wants us to think everything and everyone else is the problem.
Our enemy is not people, things, or circumstances but the devil who manipulates through people, things, and circumstances, and tries to control the outcome. We have the power we need to fight the enemy if we open our eyes to spiritual truth.
Ephesians 1:3 says God has equipped us with every spiritual blessing in heavenly places, and Colossians 1:9 says we are to pray for God to fill us with the knowledge of His will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives. It says we will receive the knowledge of God, and we will be strengthened with all power!
Equipped means He has provided us with whatever is needed to undertake the devil’s plans. God’s Word will halt Satan’s dirty and deceptive plans. The spirit realm is REAL, the devil is REAL, GOD is REAL, and His Word is active and sharper than a two-edged sword!
God is ready to attack the devil at the onset “if” we will guard against fear and attack the real culprit with the weapon of God’s Word. Ephesians 6:12 says,” For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but principalities, but powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in a high place.”
Living a life of victory requires the discipline to become spiritually fit. Our eyes must be open to the reality of the unseen, but our spirit, soul, and body must also be in a fit condition to experience daily victory.
Diana Scothorn published author of “Daily Dose with Diana“, has a heart for helping women succeed, with a focus on a strong, spiritual, mental, and physical core. Diana’s background in the health and fitness world began with one of the most iconic names in fitness, Richard Simons. Overseeing ladies’ health clubs for 10-plus years allowed Diana to step into a passion for marketplace ministry even before ministering the gospel in business was widely accepted.
She’s been married to her prince charming, Stewart, going on 12 years, and they enjoy spending time with their 4 kids and 8 grandchildren. Both are ordained ministers of the Gospel, serve on the board of several well-known ministries, and are also co-owners of, The Benefit Link, Inc., a marketplace ministry business, which has been number one in the field for over 25 years and is licensed in all 50 States, serving senior citizens in need of compassion, prayer, and guidance when facing the challenges of the Medicare maze.
Diana’s been featured in Society Magazine’s Successful Business Women of the Year for 2018, 2019, and 2020. As an international speaker, Diana has traveled abroad for over 10 years, along with her husband, to help support missions throughout Europe and South America, focusing on funding the Kingdom and advancing the gospel.