II Kings 7:6 “For the Lord had made the host of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great host: and they said one to another, Lo, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.”
One of General Washington’s challenges during the retreat from Brooklyn in August 1776 was to escape silently while convincing the British that the Continental Army was still arrayed at their defensive positions during the night. The Continental Army tricked the British of their presence by carefully choreographed shots and heavily utilized camp fires. The ruse worked, and the British Army did not suspect that the façade was anything other than reality. Undoubtedly, God had helped the Continental Army in this respect, clouding the judgment of the battle-hardened British force.
American Christians have largely been absent a strategy in the fight against our adversaries. We have mainly yielded instead of realizing that a sound and faithful strategy would be accompanied by a God that can cloud the judgment of our battle-hardened foes.
PLEASE PRAY FOR A COURAGEOUS AND WISE STRATEGY AGAINST OUR ADVERSARIES. Battles throughout history have been tipped by a powerful and always-present God. Christians today must realize that the same powerful and always-present God stands ready.