God’s Vision for our Warfare (Ephesians 6:11)

I. THE FACT OF A WARFARE

II. THE PERSON BEHIND THE WARFARE

2 Corinthians 2:11 (NASB) so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

III. THE METHOD BEHIND THE WARFARE

a. Satan lies about himself

b. Satan lies about God

c. Satan lies about the consequences

1 John 2:16 (NASB) For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.

IV. THE ARMOR FOR THE WARFARE

a. The armor of truth

b. The armor of righteousness

c. The armor of peace

d. The armor of the shield

e. The armor of a helmet

f. The armor of the sword

‘This Bible is not the sword of the Spirit, it is the armoury and there are thousands of swords in here, and every one of them is powerful and two-edged’. – Harry Ironside

Philippians 4:19 (NASB) And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Job 31:1 (NASB) “I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?

1 Corinthians 10:13 (NASB) No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.

Hebrews 4:15 (NASB) For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.

James 1:13 (NASB) Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.

Romans 12:2 (NASB) And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

Colossians 3:2 (NASB) Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.

2 Timothy 3:16 (NASB) All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;

James 4:7 (NASB) Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

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