Women all over the world are the most targeted and vulnerable group. Especially in Africa. We are bombarded with stories of abuse, rape and violation on a daily basis. The HIV/AIDS statistics are prove of the fact that Satan is out to kill, steal and destroy each and every young women that he can get his hands on. As I talk to and live with women of all ages and backgrounds, I am amazed that the majority of them have a story painful story to tell. Their wounds are made very early in life. In some cases it is the early childhood experiences that left them scared and afraid and in others it is painful adult experiences like rape, rejection, divorce, death of a loved one and so many other countless tragedies.
But why are women so targeted by Satan? Why does he hate them so? The answer is found right in the beginning of the Bible. In Genesis, where the word of God says that after God created women, He said: “ very good”. Women are the pinnacles of God’s creation. Not better than man, but so unique and exceptional it is astounding. Women are the perfect reflection of God, because God is love. It is in this sense that we are most like our maker. Women are associated with love. We have such a vast capacity for love. We love unconditionally, we give ourselves freely and we forgive endlessly. We reflect our maker in our selfless service and courageous efforts to spread love. Just like our maker, we are creatures of beauty. We are beautiful, and we love to create beauty all around us. As the master took his time to create this vast universe, so we strive to make this world a more beautiful place. Women are powerful! When a woman has an idea in her mind, there is no stopping to her. She defends her loved ones fiercely and attacks anything that might pose a threat to their safety.
This is the reason that Satan chose to attack Eve first when he entered paradise. He knew that if he could get the women, ninety percent of the battle is won. He recognized God in her, and he hated it. It is for this very reason that he is still attacking women today. He knows if he can destroy women, he can destroy homes, communities and countries. In short, he can destroy God’s most precious creation: humanity.
God also recognizes the power of women; after all, He created them. He purposefully filled them with His passion, drive and resilience; He knew that we would need it. Our maker prepared us for the most daunting task in the world: Women hood. Yes women hood is a task. Womanhood is loving, constructing, restoring nourishing, nurturing. Through women the love of God is manifested on this earth.
Since the beginning of time God used women to reveal his Salvation plan. Women like Mrs. Noah, who helped to build the ark, Hannah who gave her son back to God, Ester who was willing to die for her people are just a few of the heroines of faith. Our heavenly Father chose a women as a vehicle to bring his only son into this world and it was to a women that he gave the glad tidings: He is risen!
God is still using women today to bring about salvation and restoration to mankind. It is painful for our maker to witness the fact that most of us are just shadows of what he had in mind when he made us. It is for this reason that he is working tirelessly to call women back to his restoring love.
I stand in awe of the explosive power that God has place in such fragile packages: The power of love.
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THIS IS TRUE THERE ARE ALOT OF WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN HURT. I LIKE THIS ARTICLE. GOD MADE US BY PLACING HIS POWER LOVE N COMPASSION WITHIN US, WHEN WE BECOME HIS. WE HAVE EVEN MORE OF HIS IMAGE WITHIN US. I THANK GOD FOR BEING A WOMAN! GOD BLESS U!
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