Posts Tagged "Spiritual Warfare"

Christian Fundamentals: The Battle For Truth

1 John 2:15-17 – What’s Wrong With The World? There is a battle for truth in our world today. We have, so far, seen that true fellowship with God is marked by: An increased consciousness of sin (1 John 1:6-10) A growing likeness to Christ (1 John 2:1-6) God’s light shines in God’s law and in Christian love and conviction…read more →

Halloween: Its Pagan So Get Over It

Halloween, and we have spent the afternoon with family in Mumbles. A leisurely walk along the front to Verdi’s ice cream parlour, ice cream cones for everyone, and a stroll back to the car. We saw witches, zombies, and monsters, none more than four feet tall, bless them, and a husky dog dressed as a witch, complete with pointy hat,…read more →

The Right Way Up In An ∩dsᴉpǝ-poʍu World

What do you think of when your hear the word ‘sanctified?’ Paul’s first letter to Christians in Thessalonica is best summed up in verse one of chapter four, ‘How to live in order to please God.’ The context is very important if we are to appreciate its application today. Paul was writing to a church living in what was a hostile…read more →

Spiritual Warfare – 3

“Stand firm, therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and having PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.” Ephesians 6:14 (NASB) We continue our series of short articles on the subject of spiritual warfare. We have noted that it is not about gimmicks but rather about the finished and completed work of our Lord Jesus Christ. Last issue we looked at…read more →

Spiritual Warfare – 4

“Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand firm therefore… having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE; in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish…read more →

Spiritual Warfare – 5

“And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION…” – Ephesians 6:17 (NASB) Spiritual warfare is not gimmicks or methods but it is the practical outworking of the ministry of Christ in me. Every part of the armour that we will look at over the next issues is an aspect of the ministry of Christ. This is not literal armour that you put…read more →

Spiritual Warfare – 6

“… and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” – Ephesians 6:17 (NASB) Spiritual warfare is not gimmicks or methods but it is the practical outworking of the ministry of Christ in me. Every part of the armour that we will look at over the next issues is an aspect of the ministry of Christ. This…read more →

Spiritual Warfare – 1

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the…read more →

Spiritual Warfare – 2

“Stand firm, therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH…” Ephesians 6:14 (NASB) In the first article we gave a general introduction to the subject of spiritual warfare and noted especially that it was not about gimmicks but rather it was about the finished and completed work of our Lord Jesus Christ. In further articles, over the next few months, we…read more →

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