We are like children who ask their parent if they can do something that is not good for them.
Son – “Hey mom can I stay out after dark?”
Mom – “No, you may not stay out after dark?"
Question from the son – “Why?”
Mom - "Because I don't want you to get hurt".
God also cares for us and does not want us to get hurt. Our question could be – “Hey God, why take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”, ”
God explains –
- for though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does..
- the weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world.
- God wants us to have the weapons that demolish strongholds (strangleholds).
- By having this kind of weapon to wage war are able to DEMOLISH every argument and that thought that comes agains the knowledge of God.
II Corinthians 10:3-5 “For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.