God chose new leaders, who then fought at the gates. And not a shield or spear to be seen among the forty companies of Israel.
what great victory from you lord! what amazing setting-right of perspective! truly our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against spiritual forces that go against your goodness, influences that exalt the self above you. thank you for your lasting victory, but more importantly thank you for fighting for and with us with the right battle - not with shields or spears in any of our companies but with your power of truth and life-freeing grace, winning battles where they matter the most - in the inner man! amazing, lord, truly amazing! thank you lord that we are never against people, just like you you have always been for the people, after relationships with souls who find their true destiny and purpose in you.