(Steve Trexler) It’s spring again, and the constant reports of bad weather, tornadoes, thunder storms and high winds. As Christians, we have some weapons we can use to protect ourselves from the destructive forces of nature.

We can plead the blood of Jesus over our family, homes, property, businesses and churches. To plead is a legal term that means to pronounce sentence for or against someone, to execute judgment, and to appeal with an earnest expectation. The old-time Pentecostals knew how to plead the blood of Jesus in order to exercise their authority against the enemy.

Isaiah 43:25–26 (MEV) says, I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake, and will not remember your sins. Put Me in remembrance; let us plead together; state your cause, that you may be justified.” In other words, looking at Isaiah 43 in light of New Testament revelation, we can plead the blood of Jesus and remind the enemy that we are cleansed, covered and made righteous through the blood of Jesus and no weapon has any right to prosper against us. READ MORE