Alas, the ways of man will not succeed. The way of the King is thanksgiving, rejoicing, praise and exaltation. This defies the heaviness of an earthbound sight, and literally brings into creation the very thing that is lacking.
When all that I can see is the dominion of darkness and how much I despise it, it has won. The prince of the power of the air has a rule that is far inferior to that of my King, Jesus. I fix my eyes on Him.
Where there is injustice, look up, and see Justice. Where there is hatred, look up, and see Love. Where there is hopelessness, look up. He is our Living Hope.
The war against darkness is not first won in the affairs of the earth, it is first won inside of us as Jesus is given reign in our hearts and minds. The kingdom of God is truly within us, and it grows and advances as our hearts enthrone Jesus. How do we do this?
“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.” Philippians 4:8
In our response to pressures of the world, all that threatens to prey on our peace and joy, the enemies for which we have no answer, let us look up.
“For we are powerless before this great multitude who are coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are on You.” 2 Chronicles 20