October 05, 2018
Matthew 12:25-30 – But Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand. 26 If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand? 27 And if I cast out demons by Beelzebub, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they shall be your judges. 28 But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, surely the kingdom of God has come upon you. 29 Or how can one enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house. 30 He who is not with Me is against Me, and he who does not gather with Me scatters abroad.
A house cannot stand if there is division within it just as our homes cannot stand if there are major cracks/breaks in the foundation. This is a picture of our faith. If our faith has any cracks or breaks then it will not sustain us when the spiritual winds and heavy rains come. Continue reading