Pandemics and Spiritual Warfare

The COVID19 pandemic is both a natural occurrence and a spiritual attack.

~ Lisa Blair

Hello Brothers and Sisters,

God calls us to participate in corporate gatherings, but church, as usual, is not possible in many parts of the world, including the United States. The pandemic is changing the way we attend church. It is safe to say that the church is under attack, and the pandemic is a tool to diminish our walk and weaken our resolve as Christians. I am not saying the coronavirus does not have natural causation. I am saying that it is being used as a tool or weapon against believers.

Two things are simultaneously occurring:

1) churches, businesses, and other institutions are closing to slow the spread of the pandemic,

2) the virus is being used by the evil one to destroy its’ adversary, the church.

As Christians, we are well aware of the ongoing spiritual battle. Satan is using the pandemic to strip the church. The Lord is using it to strengthen us, make us wiser and more alert. Isaiah 54:17 says, no weapon formed against us shall prosper. The battle rages, but we are already victorious. The 91st Psalm says we must abide in the presence of the Lord, who gives us refuge and protects us from danger, specifically from plagues.

First Corinthians describes how God wants believers to live amid a corrupt culture and dark times. We not only live in a corrupt culture but are experiencing a pandemic, definitely dark times. Scripture instructs us to put our faith in Jesus. Our faith should not be in the wisdom of men but the power of God (1 Corinthians 2:5). If we do so, when times get hard, those who do not have a relationship with God can take courage from those of us who are believers, if we maintain and display our trust in the Lord (Charles Stanley).

God not only provides refuge but also gave us armor to protect ourselves as we enter the battle before us. Paul writes in Ephesians 6, be strong in the Lord and the power of His might. He further instructs us to put on the armor to withstand the evil day, which is happening now, and having done all, to stand. Stand as our church’s close, stand as our livelihood may be affected, stand if our health is attacked, stand when the days feel dark, and stand until we see the light of day.

The scriptures inform us that 1) ‘this is the day the Lord has made’; and 2) ‘we were created for such a time as this.’ During this season of our lives, we should hold fast to our faith and trust that God will bring us through. We must continue to stay in prayer at all costs. Our lives depend upon it. Our faith gives us the strength to trust in God’s peace, regardless of what is going on around us, and helps us endure whatever is ahead.

Mark 13 emphasizes that God wants his people to wake up and not be deceived or unaware of what is going on around us. All that we see through the visible eye is not what is happening on the invisible plane. The war is raging and we are the church. As the church, we are on the front line and must stay in prayer to effectively turn the tide of this natural disaster.

Prayer Changes Pandemics

We are in the midst of a spiritual war. Time to pray. Everything must bow to the Name of Jesus.

~Lisa Blair

A friend posted this prayer. It is powerful! Calling all prayer warriors to join in the battle.

CORONAVIRUS……….if that’s your real name……I really don’t care what you call yourself because your name, your title, your will, your existence HAS to bow to the name of Jesus!! That is His law and His promise, that is if we who choose to abide in Him, He Will abide in us and we can ask anything in His name and it will be done!

First of all, I have heard for weeks now how this “pandemic” is basically going to wipe us out….like the bird flu and several others in recent years. I come against all news outlets who enjoy speaking the enemy’s propaganda. I don’t deny that there is a deadly virus on the loose….I deny it’s ability to prosper against me or my family or those I love. I condemn you coronavirus in the name of Jesus. Go back to hell where you originated. I praise you God for the power that resides within each of us who indeed belongs to You and I use that same power and authority for my favor! Your word says in Psalms 91:1-16

  1. He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
  2. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust.
  3. Surely He shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
  4. He shall cover thee with His feathers, and under His wings shalt thou trust: His truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
  5. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
  6. Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
  7. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
  8. Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
  9. Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
  10. There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
  11. For He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
  12. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
  13. Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
  14. Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
  15. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with Him in trouble; I will deliver Him, and honour Him.
  16. With long life will I satisfy Him, and shew Him my salvation.

I stand on these words from You!!

Lastly, let’s move on from speaking this beast into existence and began to speak it into exile!!!
I don’t know about tomorrow, but I know who holds tomorrow In His hands And is in control of it All!

JESUS, YOU ARE LORD OVER EVERYTHING INCLUDING THIS Coronavirus and every other virus created by man. We give you Praise, Glory and Honor and know that THIS and other viruses OR DISEASE will STOP in their tracks, wither at the roots and die to be no more. In the name of Jesus Amen!!!

Praise God for His Word!! Praise is our Weapon!

Copy and pass this on your page. It’s time for us prayer warriors to take a stand and WATCH what God can and will do!

Author unknown. Amen.