SATAN WORKS OVERTIME IN ISOLATION. I talk about isolation a lot because it’s my “go to”. I often isolate myself and this is the time when I begin to believe my own lies. “I don’t need anyone. I don’t need to be in church. I am good right where I am” AND then it turns into, “nobody loves me. I have no friends. Nobody cares about me.” Talk about confusion in my mind! Satan would love for every one of God’s children to isolate themselves because then he could pick them off one at a time like lame sheep.
Isolation makes you lame- you get weaker not stronger. Sure, get alone with the Lord for times of prayer, but you were created to be in the Body of Christ and to operate within the local Body. “But now God has placed each one of the parts in one body just as He wanted.”1 Corinthians 12:18 IF God has placed you where He wants you, then it is disobedient to not function where He has placed you. Disobedience opens the door for the devil. The enemy is real and he seeks to destroy you. He begins with your thoughts and wreaks havoc in your mind.
LIES CAN ONLY GROW IN THE DARKNESS and isolation is putting yourself in the dark. “And though one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” ECCLESIASTES 4:12 AMPWisdom tells us that we will be overpowered when we isolate ourselves. “But I have the Lord!” you say. Yes, and He helps and strengthens, leads and guides you. Yet still, He never created us to be out of fellowship with the Body. “It is not good for man to be alone” Genesis 2:18 and Proverbs 18:1 tells us that isolation shows that we are selfish, wanting our own desires. Satan loves for you to isolate, he gets to play around in your mind. #runyourrace
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