Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,
The fruit of the womb is a reward.
4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior,
So are the children of one’s youth.
5 Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them;
They shall not be ashamed,
But shall speak with their enemies in the gate
According to the above scriptural passage, children are a reward from God to bring honour and joy to the parents but in the case of the woman we read about last in the previous devotional, devil terminated her joy and turned it to shame, the evil one has come to steal, kill, and destroy. I pray to all readers of this devotional that victory is yours, the evil one will not turn your joy to sorrow in Jesus name. The only child of
The last verse says “they shall speak with their enemies in the gate”. When battle or war is coming into a city, it comes through the gate, but God is saying here that in the life of His own blessed children, battles and wars will stop or cease by the gate because you have a divine protection around you, an impenetrable gate, fortified, so the children of God will speak to their enemies in the gate, – well secured.
Psalm 24:7-10 says “Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in, who is this King of glory?
The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads
O You gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory”
According to the scriptures above, there was a contention by the enemy against the order of God by the gate. But the Lord of hosts defeated him.
The Lord of hosts is the king of glory, He has given you victory over every challenges at the gate of your life. Every situation that is challenging your peace, joy, breakthrough, the Lord has given you victory over them, claim your victory today and receive on Jesus name. The child of the widow that we read about was restored, she was not put to shame. You are restored. You will not be ashamed!