“Who is he that over cometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?” (1 John 5:5)
I’ve often heard people say, “It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.” That’s nonsense. If you play the game right, you’ll win!
Any coach will tell you that part of playing the game right is having a winning attitude. That’s what God wants us, as believers, to have. He wants us to have so much faith in Him that we expect to whip any obstacle the devil brings our way. He wants us to expect to win at the game of life.
We don’t always come by that attitude easily. We’re so accustomed to losing that we have to totally change our way of thinking if we want to have a winning mind-set. In Ephesians, the Apostle Paul told the Church to renew their minds. They needed to change their attitudes, to renew their minds to the fact that Jesus has overcome the world.
If you haven’t already, you need to do that too! You need to develop a glorious sense of confidence that says, “Hey, devil, I’m going to be victorious and there’s not a thing you can do to stop me!”
First John 5:5 puts it this way, “Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?”
Do you know what that scripture means? It means that if you are a born-again believer, you have an absolute right to be a winner, to overcome every aspect of this evil world. Think about that. Meditate on it. Start developing a winning attitude today
“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world”. 1 John 4:4 (KJV)