Scripture Notes on 1 John 4
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. (1 John 4:4)
False doctrine and deceitful spirits are constantly at war against the children of God.
There is a battle raging at all times for control of your mind and power over your heart. Sometimes it may feel like nothing is coming against you at all, and other times, as if all hell is breaking loose.
Have you been there? Have you felt the discouragement and distraction, the confusion and concern, the doubt, the defensiveness, the fear?
Take heart, Jesus wants to give you victory!
No matter what spiritual forces come against you, if you’re in Christ, God has provided an even greater spiritual power within you. It is not just a set of principles, but the active presence of Jesus Christ living in you that will enable you to overcome lies with truth and despair with joy.
So, when you feel the heat rising and the battle intensifying in your life, be strengthened by this truth.
Jesus is your power to overcome.