Monday, September 18, 2017

Deliver Us From Evil - How do We Resist the Enemy?

The armor of God.

A Biblical Overview of Spiritual Warfare

Principle #1. We must be aware of the invisible war.
There is an invisible spiritual war being waged around us.
Key verses: 2 Kings 6:15-19. Daniel 10. Ephesians 6:10-18

We have a defeated, yet still powerful enemy. He slanders, lies, tempts, confuses and divides in order to tear down God’s work and God’s people.
Key verses: Matthew 4:1-11. John 10:10. Luke 11:15.

Our enemy’s names reveal his tactics.
Satan (Adversary) Job 1:6-7, 1 Thessalonians 2:18. Devil (Slanderer) 1 Peter 5:8. Lucifer (Son of the morning) Isaiah 14:12. Beelzebub (lord of the flies) Matthew 12:24. Belial (a false god) 2 Corinthians 6:15. Evil One 1 John 5:19.

Principle #2. We must learn to use God’s protection for daily living.

Key Verses: Ephesians 6:13-17

Am I putting on God’s armor daily? Truth? Righteousness? Readiness to share? Faith? Remembering my salvation through Christ?

Principle #3. We must learn to engage the enemy with supernatural weapons.

Key Verses: Ephesians 6:16-17, James 4:7, Matthew 4:1-11.

God’s Word is our weapon. Where is it written?

God’s truth is always more powerful than our enemy’s lies.

Remember:

We do not fight alone.
We do not fight for victory; we fight from victory.

Recommended Series Resources:
The Invisible War by Chip Ingram

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Deliver Us From Evil - Who is the Devil? What Does He Do?

The second part of a series about the invisible battle around us.

A Biblical Overview of Spiritual Warfare

Principle #1. We must be aware of the invisible war.
There is an invisible spiritual war being waged around us.
Key verses: 2 Kings 6:15-19. Daniel 10. Ephesians 6:10-18

We have a defeated, yet still powerful enemy. He slanders, lies, tempts, confuses and divides in order to tear down God’s work and God’s people.
Key verses: Matthew 4:1-11. John 10:10. Luke 11:15.

Our enemy’s names reveal his tactics.
Satan (Adversary) Job 1:6-7, 1 Thessalonians 2:18. Devil (Slanderer) 1 Peter 5:8. Lucifer (Son of the morning) Isaiah 14:12. Beelzebub (lord of the flies) Matthew 12:24. Belial (a false god) 2 Corinthians 6:15. Evil One 1 John 5:19.

Principle #2. We must learn to use God’s protection for daily living.

Key Verses: Ephesians 6:13-17

Am I putting on God’s armor daily? Truth? Righteousness? Readiness to share? Faith? Remembering my salvation through Christ?

Principle #3. We must learn to engage the enemy with supernatural weapons.

Key Verses: Ephesians 6:16-17, James 4:7, Matthew 4:1-11.

God’s Word is our weapon. Where is it written?

God’s truth is always more powerful than our enemy’s lies.

Remember:

  • We do not fight alone. 
  • We do not fight for victory; we fight from victory.


Recommended Series Resources:
The Invisible War by Chip Ingram

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Deliver Us From Evil - What is "Spiritual Warfare?"

An introduction to the invisible battle around us and how it affects us.

A Biblical Overview of Spiritual Warfare

Principle #1. We must be aware of the invisible war.

There is an invisible spiritual war being waged around us.
Key verses: 2 Kings 6:15-19. Daniel 10. Ephesians 6:10-18

We have a defeated, yet still powerful enemy. He slanders, lies, tempts, confuses and divides in order to tear down God’s work and God’s people.
Key verses: Matthew 4:1-11. John 10:10. Luke 11:15.

Our enemy’s names reveal his tactics.
Satan (Adversary) Job 1:6-7, 1 Thessalonians 2:18. Devil (Slanderer) 1 Peter 5:8. Lucifer (Son of the morning) Isaiah 14:12. Beelzebub (lord of the flies) Matthew 12:24. Belial (a false god) 2 Corinthians 6:15. Evil One 1 John 5:19.

Principle #2. We must learn to appropriate God’s protection for daily living.
Key Verses: Ephesians 6:13-17
Am I putting on God’s armor daily? Truth? Righteousness? Readiness to share? Faith? Remembering my salvation through Christ?

Principle #3. We must learn to engage the enemy with supernatural weapons.
Key Verses: Ephesians 6:16-17, James 4:7, Matthew 4:1-11.
God’s Word is our weapon. Where is it written?
God’s truth is always more powerful than our enemy’s lies.

Remember:
We do not fight alone.
We do not fight for victory; we fight from victory.

Recommended Series Resources:
The Invisible War by Chip Ingram