Grit Don't Quit: Know Your Enemy
Dudes! Select GCrossSurfers, some of you are old enough to know the movie Wall Street. As a young lad that wanted to make a lot of money, it captivated me. Gordon Gecko was shrewd, cruel and ruthless. Greed, for 'lack of a better word', worked for him...for a while (me too). He took a young Bud Fox under his wing, quoted Sun Tzu the 'Art of War' and taught him the importance of 'knowing your enemy'. Every military school teaches this. For in war, you best know your enemy and what they are doing. Intelligence is key.
Make no mistake, there is a spiritual battle around you right now. For those married, around your wife. For those with kids, around them too.
12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Eph 6:12
The 'Good News' is that you are on the winning side. The challenging news is that it puts a bigger target on your back. Doubt me? Just read the Bible. How easy was life for Moses, Job, Jacob, Joseph...even our beloved Jesus. How much pain did they endure?
So, as part of your daily training, here is a little 6 minute video instruction/tips on dealing with your enemy...