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He will defeat every enemy

In Revelation 17 we are given a vision of Babylon as an immoral woman trying to corrupt the people of God – through sex, alcohol, wealth – every lure.

We are told the time before Christ returns – the time you and I live in – is a battle between those headed to Zion and those headed to Babylon.

For us today – the cry is for the people of God to come out of Babylon and not take part in her sins.

But sometimes it feels like Babylon is winning it is so powerful. The lure of the world pulls on our sinful hearts and sometimes it feels like Babylon is destined to win.

Zechariah says no – God in Christ will defeat every enemy.

One day the battle will be done.

In Revelation 18 a mighty angel will announce – Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great. Babylon the great city will be thrown down and found no more.

And in Revelation we find the fall of Babylon leads to the rise of Zion.

In 1 Corinthians 15:24–25 Paul gives us this wonderful glimpse:

Then comes the end, when [Christ] delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power. For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet.

There is no enemy you face – no problem, no sin, no circumstance – that Christ will not defeat to bring you to Zion.

If it were up to us we would never make it to Zion – but…