“When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are in peace. But when a stronger than he comes upon him and overcomes him, he takes from him all his armor in which he trusted, and divides his spoils.” (Luke 11:21-22)
We see from Christ’s parable of the strong man what it means to deprive your adversary of all options, to completely overpower him and leave him without any means of opposing you. Now, the story of the walls of Jericho provides a great example for this passage. We find in Joshua 6:1 that Jericho “was securely shut up because of the children of Israel; none went out, and none came in.” Those walls were the defense of Jericho: they were what the people of that city counted on to keep the Israelites out. God, however, isn’t limited by things like walls.
He’s a God of war, and He knows just when and how to take away all of an adversary’s options. God gave the children of Israel a great victory, one that relied entirely upon the removal of their adversary’s options. How do you remove your adversary’s options? Click here to find out through Bishop Jordan’s “Spiritual Art of War” book.