WARRING WITH THE ENEMY
I pray everyone had a safe Christmas. I told you that we would take our time an examine Spiritual Warfare slowly. I will even entertain questions. It is my intent that once we complete this section you will be confident, skilled, and prepared in whatever situation that arises.
So let’s define a couple of words: Soldier, Unseen, Warring, and Enemy
- Soldier=> An active, loyal, or militant follower of an organization; a skilled warrior
- Unseen=> not seen or perceived
- Warring=> A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties; the period of such conflict.
- Enemy=> one that is antagonistic to another; especially : one seeking to injure, overthrow, or confound an opponent
So now that we have a bit of knowledge about what the above words mean. Now we can talk a bit. Let’s take the study to the word of God. The word is commonly known as the Sword of the Spirit-THE WORD OF GOD
4 For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds,
5 [Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),
The above scripture teaches us that our weapons are not weak or worldly. The are mighty strong invincible to accomplish our task. We must not fear, for the Lord did not give us a spirit of fear but of love and a sound mind...2 Timothy 1:7
12 For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the despotisms, against the powers, against [the master spirits who are] the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere.
This scripture means that we are not fighting people but evil spirits.. demons if you will. So when your neighbor cuts a tree and it smashes your fence and he does not want to pay for it..remember …not flesh and blood. When you husband or your wife acts unseemly–not flesh and blood. When your child is acting like she is out of this world..not flesh and blood -but rulers of darkness..principalities..powers that be..
How are we doing so far? Are you getting the idea? Please let me know if you have any questions?
Here is my email address if you do? firstname.lastname@example.org
Coyfee out for now..keep tuning in..we are taking the this section very slow…