Presentation on theme: "Winning Our Spiritual Battles. The Helmet of Salvation A Helmet of Hope –1 Thess. 5:8 Our Hope Is In God’s Faithfulness –Heb. 6:17-20, 7:24-25 God is."— Presentation transcript:
Winning Our Spiritual Battles
The Helmet of Salvation A Helmet of Hope –1 Thess. 5:8 Our Hope Is In God’s Faithfulness –Heb. 6:17-20, 7:24-25 God is the hero behind our hope to strengthen our helmet! –God’s Plan, Love, Power, & Joy (Romans 15:13) Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
The Sword of the Spirit Meaning Explained by Context –The Word of God –“of” sword that is from the Spirit The Word of God Is: (Heb. 4:12) –Living, Active, Sharper The ‘Dunamis’ of God (Rom. 1:16) –Mt. 11:20 “mighty works” –Mt. 22:29
An Offensive Weapon Power To Conquer –How Many Christians Will Perish In Battle Because They Never Fought Back? –“It is Written” are words that send terror into the depths of hell. Power To Convict –1 Corinthians 14:24-25 Power To Carry Out Our Mission –Col. 1:29
R. M. Edgar “The Christian who masters most thoroughly the Word of God will be the most powerful among his fellows. For after all, this inspired Word is ahead of all human wisdom. It is the crown and anticipation of human genius. If we have mastered it in the spirit, we are ahead of our time and shall understand what we can best do for our generation.”
Prayer: The Weapon With No Counterpart The Weapon That’s Always Available “In The Spirit” “Be on the Alert” –Watch for Occasions To Pray –Watch for Answers To Prayer Prayer In Tough Situations