After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod. Then they carried the ark into Dagon’s temple and set it beside Dagon. When the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of the Lord! They took Dagon and put him back in his place. But the following morning when they rose, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of the Lord! His head and hands had been broken off and were lying on the threshold; only his body remained. 1 Samuel 5:1‭-‬4 NIV

The greatest mistake God’s enemies can make is to allow God’s awesome presence into their midst. Our God is light, in Him there is no darkness at all. No darkness no matter its intensity can overcome Him. Dagon is no small deity, he is the father of Baal, the principal god of the Philistines. He was believed to control the weather and fertility of the land.

Unfortunately, Dagon with all its attributes and power can not withstand the presence of the Holy and the Almighty God. The Ark of the true God triumphed over Dagon and shattered him into pieces.

In like manner, the kingdom of Satan will certainly fall before the Kingdom of Christ, error before the truth, unrighteousness before righteousness, profaneness before godliness, injustice before justice and corruption before grace in the hearts of the faithful children of God.

As you set out this new day and a new week, do not be afraid for greater is He who is in you, than he that is in the world. With Jesus Christ living in you, you are more than adequate and competent to face every force of Satan coming against you.

Wherever you go and whatever terrain you find yourself, never lose the consciousness that you are in Christ and Christ is in you. With Jesus you shall stand, with Him you shall overcome and with Him, you shall do valiantly for it He who shall tread down all your enemies. Do have a fruitful and victorious week.

Your brother,

Olufemi Babalola