When you stand on God's word, and you know who you are in Christ, you don't have to worry about fighting an enemy that has already been defeated.
That is incredibly powerful!!!
It's really not that I'm right or even about me being right... It's just that God IS... and because He is, it is on His word that we can stand. It comes down to who or where we want to place our trust.
Sometimes as a Christian, it's hard to let go and trust God completely. We come into this relationship with Christ full of worldly experiences... broken trust with people, rejection from people, hurt by people, betrayed by people... but our worldly perception is all based on PEOPLE... not on God.
In the Old Testament, the Israelites took the ark of the covenant everywhere they went. To them it represented the 'presence of God'. It always went before them, being carried by appointed priests. It never followed them. They took it into battle with them, and again, it went first. Every time they did