Summary: how to live in victory, to be an overcomer
LIVING IN VICTORY, BE AN OVERCOMER
I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me.
Ek is tot alles in staat deur Christus wat my krag gee. PHI 4:13
because everyone who has been born from God has won the victory over the world. Our faith is
what wins the victory over the world.
Who wins the victory over the world? Isn't it the person who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
Want alles wat uit God gebore is, oorwin die wêreld; en dit is die oorwinning wat die wêreld oorwin het, naamlik ons geloof.
Wie anders is dit wat die wêreld oorwin as hy wat glo dat Jesus die Seun van God is?
As born again children of God we are destined to be victorious and overcomers.
We need to realize and discover this truth that we are born of God, we can live in victory every day.
In order to enforce our victory, there are battles that we have to win while we are alive on earth.
There are battles that we are going to face as Christians, it does not matter how anointed you are
or how powerful your prayer life is. It does not matter how busy you are in ministry or how well
you know the word, there are battles that you are going to face and to be an overcomer you need
to be victorious in the attacks that come against you.
How many attacks have you have?
There are six major battles that we as believers must face in our Christian walk which we must
1) Win the battle against your body
Galations 5:19-21Now, the effects of the corrupt nature are obvious: illicit sex, perversion, promiscuity,idolatry, drug use, hatred, rivalry, jealousy, angry outbursts, selfish ambition,
conflict, factions, envy, drunkenness, wild partying, and similar things. I've told you in the past and
I'm telling you again that people who do these kinds of things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
But the spiritual nature produces love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
En die werke van die vlees is openbaar, naamlik owerspel, hoerery, onreinheid, ongebondenheid;
afgodery, towery, vyandskap, twis, jaloersheid, toornigheid, naywer, tweedrag, partyskap;
afguns, moord, dronkenskap, brassery en dergelike dinge, waarvan ek julle vooraf sê, soos ek al vroeër gesê het, dat die wat sulke dinge doen, die koninkryk van God nie sal beërwe nie. Our biggest enemy is our self, our body. The flesh will always fight against the truth
of God and His word. Satan uses suffering. Because we are disobedient to the word
of God, and we are human and do things that result in suffering.
2) Win the battle against your mind.
Don't become like the people of this world. Instead, change the way you think. Then you will
always be able to determine what God really wants-what is good, pleasing, and perfect.
En word nie aan hierdie wêreld gelykvormig nie, maar word verander deur die vernuwing van julle gemoed, sodat julle kan beproef wat die goeie en welgevallige en volmaakte wil van God is.
Just like your body, your mind can also become an enemy that fights against the things
of God. Why would satan want to attack your mind, because it is the part of the image of