“No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgment you shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is from me,” says the Lord. Isaiah 54:17
The gospel of Jesus Christ is unshakable. And when you build your life upon the gospel, you are building on a strong foundation that will give you stability and the power of God for lasting breakthroughs. You may be going through an extremely difficult season right now, maybe you are reading this and you have just received a negative medical report or maybe you are surrounded by some challenging circumstance at you place of employment.
You need to invite our Lord Jesus into your situation. Involve Him in your area of need. Whether it is a healing, provision, or a relationship breakthrough that you need, see and believe that the Lord is with you. Friends, don’t put your trust in your own understanding. Instead, lean wholly on the one Who is more interested in your success than you are.
The book of proverbs tells us, “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe” (Proverbs 18:10). Run to Him and cast all your cares upon Him for He cares for you. You need to speak our text scripture above into your situation right now. Meditate on the last line of this powerful scripture. “AND THEIR RIGHTEOUSNESS IS FROM ME.” In the covenant of grace, your righteousness is from the Lord Jesus Himself.
Now, the more you understand your righteousness in Christ, the more you will experience His promise in the scripture above. The opposite also holds true. When God’s people are not established in their righteous identity in Christ, they become susceptible to the weapons of the enemy. Weapons such as sickness, lack, guilt, condemnation, fear, depression, and all kinds of disorders and addictions.
That is why it is so important to be sure that you are listening to the real gospel. God’s Word proclaims that none of these weapons, even if they have ALREADY BEEN FORMED, shall prevail against you. And our scripture above also tells us that every unfounded accusation, every malicious lie, and every false allegation you shall condemn. The enemy doesn’t have a hold over your life. God does, and He holds it together. Wow, what a powerful promise this is to us today and every day.