C H A P T E R 3 The Battle for our Allegiance Could there be a battle for our allegiance? As Christians, we desire to surrender our lives to the One who gave His so that we can love God completely and utterly. The choice we face daily is whether we will follow our own desires or God’s desires. Even when our heads are clear and our hearts seemingly willing, bringing our behaviours in line with the commands and teachings of Jesus can be a battle. ould it be that those influences described in Ephesians 6:13, spiritual powers and principalities are vying for our allegiance? Could it be that in this area of money and possessions, the battle is especially fierce? C 1 7 | u n m a s k i n g m a m m o n Unmasking_Mammon_book_4.5.indd 17 2018-07-11 7:41 AM