Stronger than the Struggle: Uncomplicating Your Spiritual Battle is a great resource.
I have reviewed other books on prayer in the past but I think this one has become my favorite in the category of the theology of prayer.
Havilah reminds us that whether we talk about it or not, every follower of God is in a war against a very real enemy, one who wants to steal, kill, and destroy.
In Stronger than the Struggle, you will appreciate Havilah’s style of addressing the origins of our struggles: God, us or the enemy. She helps you learn to ask the right questions to help you gain a better understanding of the struggles and what it will take to get victory over them.
https://amzn.to/2MRLRp2One of my favorite parts is where Havilah discusses the truth of how the enemy twists things to get us on unsteady ground. Most of the time when God tells us what to do the enemy will ask questions to undermine what God has clearly said.
Havilah states: “The enemy will always change God’s periods into question marks.”
You know when God says, “You are clean, washed white as snow.” and the enemy says, “You are pure, really?”
If we allow God’s statements to us to change into questions about us we will lack confidence in God, His character and what we know about God.
One final thought I really liked was this quote. “We are amid a life or death fight but it won’t last forever. There will come a time whether it’s in heaven when we arrive or on earth when Christ returns when the battle will end. Christ will have his reward and this is what we fix our eyes on as we continue in our daily struggles. The hope of the future.”