Summary: God is a Warrior--we see it from cover to cover in the Bible--Your who was created in his image--also are called to be a Warrior for Him in this world! Are you taking a Stand!
Are You Warrior Your Meant To Be?
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Your in a battle tonight also¡Xjust as this animal was!
The things that your generation is facing on a daily basis¡Xare just overwhelming!
„Ï Pornography¡Xjust a click away!
„Ï Materialism galore!
The List could go on and on!
Satan is constantly in your faces!
Don¡¦t believe me: Listen to this passage from God to us!
Were told in Ephesians 6:10-18 it says:
Eph 6:10 Finally, let the mighty strength of the Lord make you strong.
Eph 6:11 Put on all the armor that God gives, so you can defend yourself against the devil’s tricks.
Eph 6:12 We are not fighting against humans. We are fighting against forces and authorities and against rulers of darkness and powers in the spiritual world.
Eph 6:13 So put on all the armor that God gives. Then when that evil day comes, you will be able to defend yourself. And when the battle is over, you will still be standing firm.
Eph 6:14 Be ready! Let the truth be like a belt around your waist, and let God’s justice protect you like armor.
Eph 6:15 Your desire to tell the good news about peace should be like shoes on your feet.
Eph 6:16 Let your faith be like a shield, and you will be able to stop all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
Eph 6:17 Let God’s saving power be like a helmet, and for a sword use God’s message that comes from the Spirit.
Eph 6:18 Never stop praying, especially for others. Always pray by the power of the Spirit. Stay alert and keep praying for God’s people.
Put on the full Armor of God cuz¡Xreality is ¡Vyour in a battle!
Still Don¡¦t believe me¡Xlisten to a couple more passage¡¦s that point this out to us!
Jam 4:7 Surrender to God! Resist the devil, and he will run from you.
1Pe 5:8 Be alert, be on watch! Your enemy, the Devil, roams around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.
1Pe 5:9 Be firm in your faith and resist him, because you know that other believers in all the world are going through the same kind of sufferings.
Satan and his crew are present!
We are in a battle! The question is have you been the warrior in the Battle that Christ has called you to be!
Jesus We often view only as nice¡Xkind¡Xcompassionate¡Xand to the lepers & the needy in his days he was these things!
But¡Xto those fighting on the enemies side¡Xthe kingdom of darkness¡Xhe came at them as a fierce warrior of love!
We need to do the same! Be fierce warriors of love¡Xfor the Kingdom of Christ in this world!
Anger isn¡¦t always sinful¡XJesus showed us there¡¦s a time and place to take stand for Him!
Jesus in Temple!
Mat 21:12 Jesus went into the temple and chased out everyone who was selling or buying. He turned over the tables of the moneychangers and the benches of the ones who were selling doves.
Mat 21:13 He told them, "The Scriptures say, ’My house should be called a place of worship.’ But you have turned it into a place where robbers hide."
Mat 21:14 Blind and lame people came to Jesus in the temple, and he healed them.
Mat 21:15 But the chief priests and the teachers of the Law of Moses were angry when they saw his miracles and heard the children shouting praises to the Son of David.
Mat 21:16 The men said to Jesus, "Don’t you hear what those children are saying?" "Yes, I do!" Jesus answered. "Don’t you know that the Scriptures say, ’Children and infants will sing praises’?"
Mat 21:17 Then Jesus left the city and went out to the village of Bethany, where he spent the night.
This Bold Jesus that we see---wouldn¡¦t it be great¡Xif we could take a stand in this world like that when we need too?
For those of us who want to do this: There is some great news for us tonight! Turn with me and Listen to this!
Gen 1:26 Then God said, "And now we will make human beings; they will be like us and resemble us. They will have power over the fish, the birds, and all animals, domestic and wild, large and small."
Gen 1:27 So God created human beings, making them to be like himself. He created them male and female,
We are image bearers¡Xcreated in his likeness!
The same God that we read about in Exodus 15:3
Where it says: The Lord is a warrior¡X
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