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Danny Steyne:
"A Generation That Walks Above the Storm - Victory Is at Hand!"

The Thief Comes to Kill, Steal and Destroy

The words landed in my spirit like a weighty chain that choked my breath off – "I'm gonna kill you!" I heard the enemy say. At the time, I was in my mid-twenties and planting a church in one of the most religious areas of the nation. Already, there had been spiritual attacks against the work we were doing by a local church near us. However, I had never heard a voice state what this one stated.

Fear quickened in my heart, weakness overwhelmed my strength and brought me to my knees in extreme worry. What was going to happen? I contemplated the possibilities of how this would happen. What sinister sickness or accident or violent end would I meet? I wasn't handling this well and I needed some relief.

I called a spiritual father in my life named Bob. He was a long-time pastor and believed in me at times when others wouldn't. I said, "Bob, I just heard the enemy tell me he was going to kill me. What do I do?" There was a silent pause on the other side of the phone, then I head him chuckle. He said, "Danny, he wants to kill all of us. You can let him if you want to."

We remained on the phone for a few more minutes as he shared that this experience is common to man. The enemy always wants to kill us. It's his main goal. "The thief comes ONLY to steal, kill, and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the FULL" (John 10:10, emphasis mine)... (Read More)