Vintage war oftheworlds_1.13.13

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Vintage war oftheworlds_1.13.13

  1. 1. THE BATTLEFIELD Kingdom of God Where we live Present Evil Age
  2. 2. FATHER/ KING OBEY/ IDENTITY/ POWE AUTHORI R TYCOVENANT &KINGDOM
  3. 3. FATHER/ KING OBEY/ IDENTITY/ POWE AUTHORI R TYCOVENANT &KINGDOM
  4. 4. “Either you believe that you’re a child of God &therefore authorized to represent Him in the place He’s called you, or you don’t.” OBEY/ IDENTITY/ POWE AUTHORI R TYCOVENANT &KINGDOM
  5. 5. LAST WEEK’s THEME You MUST be an active participant in your own spiritual growth & in thebattle between your FLESH & SPIRIT.
  6. 6. LAST WEEK’s THEME You MUST be an active participant in your own spiritual growth & in the battle between your FLESH & SPIRIT.THIS WEEK’s THEMEIn the battle between LIES & TRUTH,“The SPIRIT of God will set you free,the WORD of God will keep you free.”- Joyce Wilson
  7. 7. MESSIAH WILL SUCCEEDWHERE ISRAEL FAILED…ISRAEL- Set out from Egypt via the Red Sea;- Declared as God‟s firstborn/favored son;- Wander in the desert for 40 years;- Grumbled for bread, meat & water;- Worshipped idols & sought power;- Tested God time & time again
  8. 8. MESSIAH WILL SUCCEEDWHERE ISRAEL FAILED…JESUS- Comes out of the waters of baptism;- Declared as God‟s one & only Son;- Fasts in the desert for 40 days/nights;- Told to turn stones into bread;- Told to commit idolatry for the sake of gaining power;- Told to test God, gain popularity
  9. 9. TEMPTIONS of JESUS Approval (success)Ambition Appetite(strength) (satisfaction)
  10. 10. LUKE 4:1-13Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit,left the Jordan & was led bythe Spirit into the wilderness,where for forty days He wastempted by the devil. He atenothing during those days,& at the end of themHe was hungry.
  11. 11. LUKE 4:1-13The devil said to Him,“If you are the Son of God,tell this stone to become bread.”(appetite/satisfaction)Jesus answered,“It is written: „Man shallnot live on bread alone.‟”(Deuteronomy 8:3)
  12. 12. LUKE 4:1-13The devil led Him up to a high place &showed Him in an instant all the kingdomsof the world. And he said to Him, “I will give You all theirauthority & splendor; it hasbeen given to me, & I can give it to anyoneI want to. If You worship me, it will allbe Yours.” (ambition/strength) Jesus said,“It is written: „Worship the Lord yourGod & serve Him only.‟” (Deuteronomy 6:13)
  13. 13. LUKE 4:1-13The devil led Him to Jerusalem & had Himstand on the highest point of the temple.“If you are the Son of God,” he said,“throw yourself down from here. (approval/success) Forit is written: „He will commandHis angels concerning You, to guard You carefully; theywill lift You up intheir hands, so that You will not strikeYour foot against a stone.‟” (Psa 91:11-12)
  14. 14. LUKE 4:1-13Jesus answered, “It is said:„Do not put the Lord your Godto the test.‟”(Deuteronomy 6:16)When the devil had finishedall this tempting, he left Himuntil an opportune time.
  15. 15. TEMPTIONS WE FACE Approval (success)Ambition Appetite(strength) (satisfaction)
  16. 16. LEARNING ABOUT RESISTANCE P = V/RPower = Voltage (potential)/Resistance
  17. 17. LEARNING ABOUT RESISTANCE P = V/RPower = Voltage (potential)/ResistanceVoltage = Spirit’s unlimited potential
  18. 18. LEARNING ABOUT RESISTANCE P = V/RPower = Voltage (potential)/ResistanceVoltage = Spirit’s unlimited potentialResistance = Barriers between us & God‟s work in our life
  19. 19. SCRIPTURES TO HELP RESISTTHE ATTACKS of THE ENEMYCONDEMNATION (approval)“…there is now no condemnationfor those who are in Christ Jesus…- Romans 8:1“If anyone is in Christ, they area new creation…”- 2 Corinthians 5:17
  20. 20. SCRIPTURES TO HELP RESISTTHE ATTACKS of THE ENEMYLUST (appetite)“…(the devil)…does not stand in the truth, becausethere is no truth in him…for heis a liar & the father of lies…” - John 8:44“The Spirit of him who raised Jesusfrom the dead dwells in you…”- Romans 8:11a
  21. 21. SCRIPTURES TO HELP RESISTTHE ATTACKS of THE ENEMYPOSITION/TITLE (ambition)“…whoever would be first among you mustbe your slave, even as the Son of Mancame not to be served but to serve…”- Matthew 20:28“…in humility, consider othersbetter than yourselves.” – Phil 2:3
  22. 22. SCRIPTURES TO HELP RESISTTHE ATTACKS of THE ENEMYABANDONMENT“God is our refuge & strength,an ever-present help in trouble…”- Psalm 46:1“I will never leave youor forsake you…”- Hebrews 13:5
  23. 23. SCRIPTURES TO HELP RESISTTHE ATTACKS of THE ENEMYFEAR“…therefore, we will not fear…”- Psalm 46:2“…God did not give…spirit of fear,but of power, love & a sound mind…”- 2 Timothy 1:7
  24. 24. GRACE WE RECEIVE Appetite (Fulfillment in Jesus)
  25. 25. GRACE WE RECEIVE Ambition Appetite(Power of the Spirit (Fulfillment in our weakness) in Jesus)
  26. 26. GRACE WE RECEIVE Approval (Father’s acceptance when we fail) Ambition Appetite(Power of the Spirit (Fulfillment in our weakness) in Jesus)
  27. 27. QUESTIONS What is God saying to you?What are you going to do about it?

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