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2 1 Peter 5:1-11

3 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ's sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed: Be shepherds of God's flock that is under your care, serving as overseers—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve; not lording it over those entrusted to

4 you, but being examples to the flock. And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away. Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble." Humble

5 yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be self- controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers through- out the world are undergoing the same

6 kind of sufferings. And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen. kind of sufferings. And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.

7 real war We need to realize that we are in a ________. John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill an destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill an destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

8 real war We need to realize that we are in a ________. 2 Corinthians 10: 3-4 “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.” 2 Corinthians 10: 3-4 “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.”

9 1 Timothy 6: “But you man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” 1 Timothy 6: “But you man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

10 1 Peter 5: 8-9 “Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith…” 1 Peter 5: 8-9 “Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith…”

11 What are we to do when the enemy is attacking? 1. _____! Pray 1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.”

12 What are we to do when the enemy is attacking? 1. _____! Pray What does it me to cast? C= A= S= T= _________ Call Ask Surrender Trust

13 What are we to do when the enemy is attacking? 1. _____! Pray 1 Peter 5:9 Resist the devil, standing firm in the faith…” 1 Peter 5:9 Resist the devil, standing firm in the faith…” 2. _______! Resist

14 What are we to do when the enemy is attacking? 1. _____! Pray 2. _______! Resist What is resisting? Means: ____________________ _________________________ _____________________. appealing to the divine power of God to enter into the situation to bring victory

15 #1. The power of __________ repentance Matthew 4:17 “From that time on Jesus began to preach, Repent for the kingdom of heaven is near.” Matthew 4:17 “From that time on Jesus began to preach, Repent for the kingdom of heaven is near.” 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy

16 Means: ____________________ _________ to turn around and go the other way 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy #1. The power of __________ repentance

17 Matthew 6:12 Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” Matthew 6:12 Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy #1. The power of __________ repentance

18 #1. The power of __________ repentance Matthew 6:14-15 “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” Matthew 6:14-15 “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness

19 Matthew 18:21-35

20 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?" Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy- seven times. "Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?" Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy- seven times. "Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten

21 thousand talents was brought to him. Since he was not able to pay, the master ordered that he and his wife and his children and all that he had be sold to repay the debt. "The servant fell on his knees before him. 'Be patient with me,' he begged, 'and I will pay back everything.' The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go. thousand talents was brought to him. Since he was not able to pay, the master ordered that he and his wife and his children and all that he had be sold to repay the debt. "The servant fell on his knees before him. 'Be patient with me,' he begged, 'and I will pay back everything.' The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go.

22 "But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded. "His fellow servant fell to his knees and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.' "But he refused. Instead, he went off "But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded. "His fellow servant fell to his knees and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.' "But he refused. Instead, he went off

23 and had the man thrown into prison until he could pay the debt. When the other servants saw what had happened, they were greatly distressed and went and told their master everything that had happened. "Then the master called the servant in. 'You wicked servant,' he said, 'I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn't you have and had the man thrown into prison until he could pay the debt. When the other servants saw what had happened, they were greatly distressed and went and told their master everything that had happened. "Then the master called the servant in. 'You wicked servant,' he said, 'I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn't you have

24 had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?' In anger his master turned him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay back all he owed. "This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart." had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?' In anger his master turned him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay back all he owed. "This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart."

25 Points to focus on: 1. Our forgiveness of other is to be _____________ equal to God’s 2. We who are forgiven of all our sins have _______ or ______ to think about ________. no right choice forgiving 3. God forgives us to the ______ __________________. degree that we forgive others

26 Points to focus on: 1. Our forgiveness of other is to be _____________ equal to God’s 2. We who are forgiven of all our sins have _______ or ______ to think about ________. no right choice forgiving 3. God forgives us to the ______ __________________. degree that we forgive others 4. Forgiveness is not a ______ ___________. feeling but a choice

27 Romans 5:8 “While we were yet sinners Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 “While we were yet sinners Christ died for us.”

28 #1. The power of __________ repentance #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness #3. The spirit of ______ praise 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy

29 Psalm 149:6-9 “May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands, to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples, to bind their kings with fetters, their nobles with shackles of iron, to carry out the sentence written against them.” Psalm 149:6-9 “May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands, to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples, to bind their kings with fetters, their nobles with shackles of iron, to carry out the sentence written against them.”

30 2 Chronicles 20:15-30

31 He said: "Listen, King Jehoshaphat and all who live in Judah and Jerusalem! This is what the LORD says to you: 'Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God's. Tomorrow march down against them. They will be climbing up by the Pass of Ziz, and you will find them at the end of the gorge in the Desert of Jeruel. You will not have

32 to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the LORD will give you, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the LORD will be with you.' " Jehoshaphat bowed with his face to the ground, and all the people of Judah and Jerusalem fell down in worship to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the LORD will give you, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the LORD will be with you.' " Jehoshaphat bowed with his face to the ground, and all the people of Judah and Jerusalem fell down in worship

33 before the LORD. Then some Levites from the Kohathites and Korahites stood up and praised the LORD, the God of Israel, with very loud voice. Early in the morning they left for the Desert of Tekoa. As they set out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Listen to me, Judah and people of Jerusalem! Have faith in the LORD your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his before the LORD. Then some Levites from the Kohathites and Korahites stood up and praised the LORD, the God of Israel, with very loud voice. Early in the morning they left for the Desert of Tekoa. As they set out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Listen to me, Judah and people of Jerusalem! Have faith in the LORD your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his

34 prophets and you will be successful." After consulting the people, Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the LORD and to praise him for the splendor of his holiness as they went out at the head of the army, saying: "Give thanks to the LORD, for his love endures forever." As they began to sing and praise, the LORD set ambushes against the men of prophets and you will be successful." After consulting the people, Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the LORD and to praise him for the splendor of his holiness as they went out at the head of the army, saying: "Give thanks to the LORD, for his love endures forever." As they began to sing and praise, the LORD set ambushes against the men of

35 Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir who were invading Judah, and they were defeated. The men of Ammon and Moab rose up against the men from Mount Seir to destroy and annihilate them. After they finished slaughtering the men from Seir, they helped to destroy one another. When the men of Judah came to the place that overlooks the desert and looked toward the vast

36 army, they saw only dead bodies lying on the ground; no one had escaped. So Jehoshaphat and his men went to carry off their plunder, and they found among them a great amount of equipment and clothing and also articles of value—more than they could take away. There was so much plunder that it took three days to collect it. On the fourth day they assembled in the

37 Valley of Beracah, where they praised the LORD. This is why it is called the Valley of Beracah to this day. Then, led by Jehoshaphat, all the men of Judah and Jerusalem returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had given them cause to rejoice over their enemies. They entered Jerusalem and went to the temple of the LORD with harps and lutes and trumpets. Valley of Beracah, where they praised the LORD. This is why it is called the Valley of Beracah to this day. Then, led by Jehoshaphat, all the men of Judah and Jerusalem returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had given them cause to rejoice over their enemies. They entered Jerusalem and went to the temple of the LORD with harps and lutes and trumpets.

38 The fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the countries when they heard how the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel. And the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side. army, they saw only dead bodies lying on the ground; no one had escaped. So Jehoshaphat and his men went to carry off their plunder, and they

39 found among them a great amount of equipment and clothing and also articles of value—more than they could take away. There was so much plunder that it took three days to collect it. On the fourth day they assembled in the Valley of Beracah, where they praised the LORD. This is why it is called the Valley of Beracah to this day. Then, led by Jehoshaphat, all the men found among them a great amount of equipment and clothing and also articles of value—more than they could take away. There was so much plunder that it took three days to collect it. On the fourth day they assembled in the Valley of Beracah, where they praised the LORD. This is why it is called the Valley of Beracah to this day. Then, led by Jehoshaphat, all the men

40 of Judah and Jerusalem returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had given them cause to rejoice over their enemies. They entered Jerusalem and went to the temple of the LORD with harps and lutes and trumpets. The fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the countries when they heard how the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel. And the of Judah and Jerusalem returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had given them cause to rejoice over their enemies. They entered Jerusalem and went to the temple of the LORD with harps and lutes and trumpets. The fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the countries when they heard how the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel. And the

41 kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.

42 Acts 16:16-30

43 Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune- telling. This girl followed Paul and the rest of us, shouting, "These men are servants of the Most High God, who are telling you the way to be saved." She kept this up for many days. Finally

44 Paul became so troubled that he turned around and said to the spirit, "In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!" At that moment the spirit left her. When the owners of the slave girl realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities. They brought them before the

45 magistrates and said, "These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar by advocating customs unlawful for us Romans to accept or practice." The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them magistrates and said, "These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar by advocating customs unlawful for us Romans to accept or practice." The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them

46 carefully. Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybody's carefully. Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybody's

47 chains came loose. The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped. But Paul shouted, "Don't harm yourself! We are all here!" The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought them out and chains came loose. The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped. But Paul shouted, "Don't harm yourself! We are all here!" The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought them out and

48 asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"

49 Praise principles: 1. We were created to __________. praise God Psalm 145:1-2 “I will exalt you, my God the King. I will praise your name forever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name forever and ever.” Psalm 145:1-2 “I will exalt you, my God the King. I will praise your name forever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name forever and ever.”

50 Praise principles: 1. We were created to __________. praise God 2. Praise is __________________. God’s home address Psalm 145:18 “The Lord is near to all who call upon Him.” Psalm 145:18 “The Lord is near to all who call upon Him.”

51 Praise principles: 1. We were created to __________. praise God 2. Praise is __________________. God’s home address 3. Praise makes ____________ _____. way for God’s power

52 #1. The power of __________ repentance #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness #3. The spirit of ______ praise #4. The _____ cross 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy

53 Colossians 2:13-15

54 “When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your sinful nature, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having cancelled the written code, with its regulations, that was against us and that stood opposed to us, he took it away, nailing it to the cross. And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle

55 of them, triumphing over them by the cross.”

56 James 4:7 “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.”

57 James 4:7 “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.”

58 James 4:7 “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.”

59 #1. The power of __________ repentance #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness #3. The spirit of ______ praise #4. The _____ cross 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy #5. The __________________ triumph of His name

60 Philippians 2: 9-11 “Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” Philippians 2: 9-11 “Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”

61 Proverbs 18:10 “The name of the Lord is a strong tower, the righteous run to it and are safe.” Proverbs 18:10 “The name of the Lord is a strong tower, the righteous run to it and are safe.” Psalm 9:10 “Those who know your name will put their trust in you.” Psalm 9:10 “Those who know your name will put their trust in you.”

62 Proverbs 44:5 “Through you we will push down our enemies, through your name we will trample those who rise up against us.” Proverbs 44:5 “Through you we will push down our enemies, through your name we will trample those who rise up against us.” John 14:13 “And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son!” John 14:13 “And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son!”

63 Psalm 91:14 “I will set him on high, because He has known my name.” Psalm 91:14 “I will set him on high, because He has known my name.”

64 #1. The power of __________ repentance #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness #3. The spirit of ______ praise #4. The _____ cross 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy #5. The __________________ triumph of His name #6. The __________ Holy Spirit

65 John 7:37-39 “On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice. If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him. By this he meant the Spirit…” John 7:37-39 “On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice. If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him. By this he meant the Spirit…”

66 Romans 8:26-27 “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with the will of God.” Romans 8:26-27 “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with the will of God.”

67 #1. The power of __________ repentance #2. The heart of __________ forgiveness #3. The spirit of ______ praise #4. The _____ cross 7 Ways to Resist the Enemy #5. The __________________ triumph of His name #6. The __________ Holy Spirit #7. The _______________ song of the Lord

68 Psalm 32:7 “You are my hiding place, you will protect me from trouble, and surround me with songs of deliverance.” Psalm 32:7 “You are my hiding place, you will protect me from trouble, and surround me with songs of deliverance.”

69 Colossians 3:16 “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.” Colossians 3:16 “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.”

70 Ephesians 5:18-19 “Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead be filled with the Spirit. Speak to one another with spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 5:18-19 “Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead be filled with the Spirit. Speak to one another with spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

71 Acts 16:22-31

72 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were

73 praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybody's chains came loose. The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the

74 prisoners had escaped. But Paul shouted, "Don't harm yourself! We are all here!" The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" They replied, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved— you and your household."

75 YOU CAN resist the enemy!


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