Verse: “The wicked will see this and be infuriated. They will grind their teeth in anger; they will slink away, their hopes thwarted.”
Insight: This verse reminds me of watching a movie villain be defeated when all of the heroes start working together. Everyone knows that the defeat is inevitable, but we also know there will be a struggle. In reality our true enemy, the devil, is being defeated every time we choose to think, say, or act in a manner that pleases God. Although we know he will be defeated, until then we daily have to fight to live like Jesus.
Prayer: Jesus, give me the strength today to defeat the enemy. Help me to use wisdom and self control as I go about the day seeking to follow your example. Amen