“His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms.

Ephesians 3 v 10 (NIV)

Consider: Jesus’s victory over death, is the death knell for Satan and his cohort in the heavenly realms. Satan is beaten and he knows it! But until the end comes, we see evidence of his work in the world.

Remember: Even though the apostle Paul was in chains for Christ, what happened to him actually served to advance the gospel. Just like Paul, the Lord uses our tough situations and experiences for His purposes and glory.

Where has God placed you to be an influence?  Is there anyone you can reach out to with your personal story of how God has changed your life?

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