We thank You, Lord, that our determined enemy – Satan – is Your defeated enemy. To us, the devil seems so powerful. In Your eyes, He is defeated – defeated by Jesus, our crucified Saviour and risen Lord. Jesus has triumphed over Satan. He has won the victory for us (1 John 3:8; Hebrews 2:14-15). Lord, Your Word says, “Resist the devil and he will flee from you” (James 5:7). Will he really flee from us? He flees from Jesus – but, surely, not from us? Have we not forgotten something? – Jesus won the victory for us. He gives His victory to us. Help us to resist the devil – in the victorious Name of Jesus. He will flee from us. Why? Because Jesus is Lord over Satan. It’s not us he’s fleeing from. It’s Jesus. When the devil comes ‘knocking on our door’, help us to send Jesus to the door – and send him packing!

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