Tuning Out the Enemy

Tune in to God's frequency

Psalm 31:14,18

“But I trust in you, O LORD; I say, ‘You are my God.’

My times are in your hands; deliver me from my enemies… let their lying lips be silenced…”


Satan and his cohorts are ever striving to convince us that our work is in vain, that we are useless to God and others. He whispers, “it’s too late,” “it’s too hard” — “it’s just too much!” And often we believe the paralyzing lie. At least I know I do.

But not today.

Today I will listen to the Spirit declare that God alone rules His universe–including the infinitesimal portion inhabited by me.

“My times are in your hands…”

Today I will trust and adjust my internal frequency to His life giving, empowering Word.

“You are my God.”

Today I will rest against my Father’s breast and rejoice in the faithful promise and loving purpose of His sovereign plan.

Yes, today is indeed a good day to change the station, tune out the enemy’s toxic voice and refresh my heart with Truth…

What about you? As you consider the upcoming year what lies seek to drag you away from following God’s call?  Identify them. Tune them out. And adjust your dial to receive God’s energizing truth instead. Then step through the door of faith into a new season of hope and possibility!



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Comments 8

  1. Bethany – Just what I needed to read tonight! God speaks through your pen after speaking to your heart. I thank Him for gifting you to His church and to your friends – me included.

  2. Bethany, thank you for penning the truth. I can relate to the incessant lies of the enemy in recent days. Why do I allow him to occupy any space in my head? C.S. Lewis wrote, “Like a good chess player, Satan is always trying to man oeuvre you into a position where you can save your castle only by losing your bishop.”
    TIme for me to change the station.

  3. What a wonderful blog today and devotion. I needed it and I will think about it this whole day. God is so in control and yet at times we struggle in the daily grind understanding that even good things can be under attack where we least expect it. Thanks Bethany for a thoughtful “thought”….

    1. Thanks, Jackie. I need to camp out on it, permanently perhaps.

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