3.02.14
Three objectives today:
•See the battle we’re engaged in.
•Learn it’s the Lord’s battle!
•Be prepared or you’re without
ho...
We’re Engaged in a Battle
Eph. 6:10-13
• It’s a Spiritual war, for Glory
– Satan wants the glory, or it taken away from
Go...
The Battle is the Lord’s
• The Battle Belongs to the Lord!
– Not just ours, or another man’s.
1 Sam. 17:47; Deut. 20:4; 1 ...
Be Prepared For The Battle!
• Get prepared: Means training in
righteousness! Eph. 6:4; 2 Tim. 3:16-17
– Personal Bible stu...
• Remember that….
– We live in the midst of a spiritual war,
not a physical one. Ephesians 6:10-13
– First and foremost it...
Enlist In Christ!
• How do I obey Jesus to be saved?
Matthew 12:30; Acts 16:30
– Hear and obey… John 6:45; Heb. 5:9
– Beli...
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Preparing For Battle

  1. 1. 3.02.14
  2. 2. Three objectives today: •See the battle we’re engaged in. •Learn it’s the Lord’s battle! •Be prepared or you’re without hope. 3.02.14
  3. 3. We’re Engaged in a Battle Eph. 6:10-13 • It’s a Spiritual war, for Glory – Satan wants the glory, or it taken away from God. Is. 48:11; 1 Tim. 1:17; Acts 12:23 • We’re in this battle whether we like it or not. – Why not choose to fight on the Lord’s side and win! Mt. 12:30 – If you’re a Christian, you’re enlisted in the Lord’s army. 2 Tim. 2:3-4 3.02.14
  4. 4. The Battle is the Lord’s • The Battle Belongs to the Lord! – Not just ours, or another man’s. 1 Sam. 17:47; Deut. 20:4; 1 Cor. 15:57 • Devil and his angels made their choice Jude 6; Rev. 12:7-9 – Satan’s schemes try to enlist mankind to join his team. 2 Cor. 11:3, 14; 2 Tim. 2:26 – He attacks Christians to discourage us not to fight, makes diversions, distractions to get us to stop fighting and or take our armor off. 3.02.14 2 Cor. 2:11; 1 Pet. 5:8
  5. 5. Be Prepared For The Battle! • Get prepared: Means training in righteousness! Eph. 6:4; 2 Tim. 3:16-17 – Personal Bible study 1 Timothy 4:13, 15-16 – Bible study with Christians: 2 weekly, homes Heb. 10:24-25; Acts 20:20 – Worship with Christians: 2 weekly, homes Acts 20:7; 1 Cor. 16:1-2; Acts 2:46 – Living the Christian life every day / Teaching 2 Cor. 3:2; Phil. 2:15 – Fighting sinful desires 1 Pet. 2:11;1 Pet. 5:9 3.02.14 – Praying with others & vice versa James 5:16
  6. 6. • Remember that…. – We live in the midst of a spiritual war, not a physical one. Ephesians 6:10-13 – First and foremost it is the Lord’s battle! – You must get yourself prepared for this battle - Don’t be a casualty, put on your armor and fight – be a warrior! • Enlist in the Lord’s army by obeying Jesus’ plan of salvation today! 3.02.14
  7. 7. Enlist In Christ! • How do I obey Jesus to be saved? Matthew 12:30; Acts 16:30 – Hear and obey… John 6:45; Heb. 5:9 – Believe… Rom. 10:9-10 – Repent… Acts 2:38 – Confess… Acts 8:37 – Be Baptized into Christ. 3.02.14 Acts 22:16; Gal. 3:27

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