God of Heaven’s Armies, You are my strength and my refuge. When I am attacked by enemies, I need to courageously stand in righteous rebuke against those who would attack me. You have not given me a spirit of fear and timidity but of power and a sound mind. Lord, empower me to stand up for myself and others. Let me imitate the courage Joshua had as he led the Israelites to the promised land. But even more, let me ground myself in my worth in You. In the powerful name of Jesus. Amen.