10 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 12 For we [a] are not fighting against flesh-and- blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.a Ephesians 6:10-12 NLT
No wise person goes into battle without _________ defense. The armor of God ________ the believer to stand firm against the strategies of the devil. adequate enables
15 In this way, he disarmed [a] the spiritual rulers and authorities. He shamed them publicly by his victory over them on the cross.a Colossians 2:15 NLT
Jesus Christ’s ________ over satan is __________ but we have a role in __________ that victory through prayer and spiritual warfare. victory complete enforcing
For believers, spiritual warfare is fought in the ______, ______, and _________. mindwill emotions
2 Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2 NLT
Believers sometimes become too easily pulled off track, wrestling with _______ adversaries instead of warring against the __________ works of evil behind the scenes. human invisible
13 Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. 14 Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness.
15 For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. [a] 16 In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. [b] 17 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.ab Ephesians 6:13-17 NLT
Each piece of armor describes __________ that are ________ in Christ. attributefulfilled
2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 NIV
When our eyes are _______ on Jesus, we can ________ the devil and he has to flee. (James 4:7) fixed resist
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:1,14 NKJV
The Word is ________ _______, the ultimate revelation of God. JesusChrist
2 Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. 3 Pray for us, too, that God will give us many opportunities to speak about his mysterious plan concerning Christ. That is why I am here in chains. Colossians 4:2-3 NLT
When Paul wrote the letter to the Ephesians, he was in prison, _________ to a Roman soldier. The Holy Spirit _________ the comparison of the believer as a soldier in God’s spiritual army. chained inspired
The whole armor, the attributes of Christ, made Paul the _______, immovable _________ warrior that he was. strong spiritual
17 When the seventy-two disciples returned, they joyfully reported to him, “Lord, even the demons obey us when we use your name!” 18 “Yes,” he told them, “I saw Satan fall from heaven like lightning!
19 Look, I have given you authority over all the power of the enemy, and you can walk among snakes and scorpions and crush them. Nothing will injure you. 20 But don’t rejoice because evil spirits obey you; rejoice because your names are registered in heaven.” Luke 10:17-20 NLT
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