a little child shall lead them

In the Name of the Lord, We Set Up Our Banners



Not too long ago, a little boy asked me to play a board game.  I agreed.  He pushed the instructions toward me and told me to read them.  I asked him about one of the playing pieces.  “What does the flag stand for?”

He was quick to inform me in a rather definitive voice,  When you capture the flag, you win.

A little child shall lead them.

Psalm 20:5  We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the Lord fulfil all thy petitions.


In a Bible Dictionary, Peloubet’s Bible Dictionary, “banner” is referred to under “ensign”.   Among the definitions it says this: “probably resembled…a figure or device of some kind elevated on a pole…such as…the king’s name.”

And who is the King’s name?  The name of Jesus.

And so when the authority of the name of Jesus is used over a situation, when Jesus is Lord, the victory is won.

When you capture the flag, you win.

Short Clip of Kenneth E. Hagin, The Authority of the Believer

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