Whenever anything comes against you that isn’t God’s will for your life – anything that steals, kills and destroys – it is important to take a stand against that. Whatever steals, kills and destroys in your life from relationships to finances, is your enemy.
Faith always declares the “end result”. Faith does not declare sickness, disease, lack, poverty. Faith declares what God says in the Bible about your giant. The giant is not to overcome you.
This is an example of someone talking to a huge giant in his life. It is the story of David and Goliath. It really happened and David really defeated a huge giant. How? He declared his faith in God by speaking the end result before he ever stepped up to battle Goliath.
Here are seven declarations David spoke over the giant before he ever got up to the front line (author paraphrase):
- I killed both the lion and the bear, and this giant who has no covenant with Almighty God will go out the same way.
- God will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine
- I come to you, Giant, in the name of the Lord. This day will God deliver you into my hands. You’re going down, sucker!
- I will kill you
- I will lop off your head
- I will give the rest of your body to the birds and wild beasts
- God will give you into my hands.
In 7 verses, David declared and completed the destruction of Goliath before he went out and chopped off the head of his enemy. He talked his giant to death. THAT’S why it is important to know what the Bible says. You can prepare ahead of any attack by your enemy.
We already know that we are to overcome every trick of the enemy in our lives. We already know that God causes us to triumph in every situation. We already know the end result of every attack – it is clearly outlined in the Word of God.
Tell poverty it has to go because God has delivered you and is your unfailing source of supply! God meets all your needs and wants. Tell strife to get out because the peace of God that is beyond all understanding keeps you! Tell the enemy to get his hands off your kids (or marriage) because they belong to God.
Speak the Word! Find your ammunition in the Bible then talk your giant to death. This is why it’s important to make daily confessions of the Word – living in dangerous times means you must know your rights as a child of God.
1 Samuel 17:37-47
2 Corinthians 2:14