Presentation on theme: "CLDP 1 QUIZ 2 (Lessons 4, 5 and 6)"— Presentation transcript:
1CLDP 1 QUIZ 2 (Lessons 4, 5 and 6) 1. Our heavenly Father is a legal father.2. The heavenly Father desires worship, prayer,faith and true sonship.3. The Lord Jesus Christ is both human and God.4. The Lord Jesus Christ was compassionate, meek,gentle and loving.5. The Holy Spirit is our Eternal Counselor.6. The Holy Spirit teaches us and reminds us allthings in Christ.7. Water Baptism is an act of obedience.8. We have been given authority by the Lord JesusChrist to evangelize.9. Witnessing should be part of our daily lives andis an ______ call.10. Witnessing involves ________ (being friendly).
3Lesson 7: Know your Enemy I. Spiritual WarfareWhen a person commits his life to Jesus Christ and desires to follow Him through life, an entire ARRAY OF FORCES begin to seek to DESTROY that commitment and severe that person’s relationship to Christ.
4Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: Satan A. His OriginSatan was one of GOD’S ANGELS who decided that he wanted to TAKE God’s place and become the RULER of the universe; thus his principle of sin was PRIDE.
5Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: Satan A. His OriginAs a result of his rebellion, his nature become CORRUPT and he became the ultimate source of all evil in the universe.As an enemy of God, Satan also became the enemy of any human being who wants to SERVE God. 1 Peter 5:8
6Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: Satan B. His Activity1 Satan exercises an INFLUENCE over all people by means of his ability to TEMPT them to sin and to BIND them to the light of the Gospel message.
7Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: Satan B. His Activity2 As part of his work of DECEPTION, we can identify all the world’s CULTS and religious systems which delude people into thinking that they are right with God. 2 Corinthians 4:3-4
8Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: SatanC. Satan and the Christian1 The only way that Satan can influence the Christian is by deceiving him into thinking that he (Satan) has CONTROL over us. John 8:44
9Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: SatanC. Satan and the Christian2 In OVERCOMING Satan’s attack through temptation and deception, here are things we need to know:
10Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: SatanC. Satan and the Christiana In warfare, we must constantly be on the ALERT, so it is with our adversary Satan. 1 Peter 5:8b Christians must submit to God to RESIST Satan and his cohorts Peter 5:9, James 4:7
11Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: SatanC. Satan and the Christianc We do not need to DEFEAT Satan ourselves because Jesus Christ has defeated him and DELIVERED us from his power by dying for us on the cross. We will just let Satan know that we know (by faith) that he has NO POWER over us.
12Lesson 7: Know your Enemy II. Our Spiritual Enemy: SatanC. Satan and the Christiand 2 Corinthians 2:6-11 emphasizes the importance of FORGIVENESS within the body of Christ for Satan wants to DESTROY the bond of LOVE among believers which is the most important PROOF that we are true DISCIPLES.
13Lesson 7: Know your Enemy III. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The Flesh" A. DefinitionThis term refers to a principle within each person which causes them to REBEL against God’s commandments and thus to SIN. Romans 7:23
14Lesson 7: Know your Enemy III. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The Flesh"B. Dealing with the fleshIf we are to live as Christ wants to, we must constantly put this part of our nature to DEATH by refusing to SUBMIT to its desires and instead subjecting ourselves to the INDWELLING Holy Spirit who is seeking to lead us into a life of holiness and RIGHTEOUSNESS. Romans 8: 4,12-14
15Lesson 7: Know your Enemy III. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The Flesh" C. Walking in the SpiritThis is the key to putting to death the INFLUENCE of the sinful nature. This is done by SETTING our minds on the things of the Spirit which means simply that we must learn more and more to give each moment of our thought life to God.
16Lesson 7: Know your Enemy III. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The Flesh" C. Walking in the SpiritThis includes thinking over the TRUTHS of Scripture as well as PRAYING and giving praise and THANKSGIVING to God in our hearts continuously. Galatians 5:16, Psalm 119:11, Ephesians 5:10-20
17Lesson 7: Know your Enemy IV. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The World" A. DefinitionThis refers to “the spirit of the Age”, that is the ATTITUDES of human society with all its VALUES, GOALS and LIFESTYLE which leave God totally out of the picture. 1 John 2:15-17
18Lesson 7: Know your Enemy IV. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The World"B. Our Mission to the WorldChristians are people who have been SENT into the world by Jesus Christ in order to PROCLAIM the Good News of Salvation and make disciples of all men.
19Lesson 7: Know your Enemy IV. Our Spiritual Enemy: "The World"B. Our Mission to the WorldWe must see ourselves as GOD’S AMBASSADORS, His representatives with a message to our fellowmen. We are here not to CONFORM to it but to see it TRANSFORMED by the power of the Gospel. John 20:21, Matthew 28:19-20, 2 Cor. 5:20
20Lesson 7: Know your Enemy V. Spiritual WeaponryA. Our ArmorHelmet of SalvationBreastplate ofRighteousnessBelt of TruthShield of FaithThe Sword of the SpiritGospel of Peace
21Lesson 7: Know your Enemy V. Spiritual WeaponryB. Our Weapons1. The Word of God2. Prayer
22Lesson 7: Know your Enemy V. Spiritual WeaponryC. Our StrengthsPaul emphasized that we do not wage war ACCORDING to the FLESH that is, with purely human strengths, but rather, we must learn to fight using God’s DIVINELY POWER WEAPONS being “…strong in the LORD and in the strength of His might. 2 Corinthians 10:3-4, Ephesians 6:10