We all have seasons in our life when we are feeling like we are being assaulted and attacked by the enemy. If you are in this difficult season, there is a promise that we can cling to. Let’s look at it.
“No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgment You condemn.” Isaiah 54: 17a
A wise woman of God once told me, “It can form, but it can’t prosper.” If we compare this to a storm forming, we look up into the sky, and we see dark clouds, but the damage or destruction that can come from a huge storm doesn’t occur until that storm is released.
One commentary said it this way, “The LORD will not allow the weapon formed against His servants to prosper. Sometimes this means the LORD takes the weapon out of the hand of the enemy of His servants. Sometimes it means that God allows the weapon to strike but brings a greater good out of it than the pain of the immediate blow. In allowing this, God will not allow the weapon to prosper but…