One of my weight loss members told me that her weight was up because she’d been fraternising with her enemies! Oh don’t we all know how that goes! The enemy sneaks up on you!
I burnt my hand on a heat lamp at our local grocery store and the owner offered his condolences AND a pie! Now I ask you, what does a person like me who fraternises with calories too often need with a pie? Talk about a sneak attack!
What did I do? Well of course I took the pie! I couldn’t hurt his feelings now could I? (Of course not! OF COURSE NOT!) I did think about eating the whole thing, but common sense prevailed and I shared it with my friends. (Who likely wished I hadn’t because now they fraternised!)
So what should we do when our enemy shows up?
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. (1 Peter 5:8, NIV)
Prayer – Lord help us be alert and of sober mind, keeping our wits about us at all times. Amen