This series is based upon Ephesians chapter 6.
The Christian’s Call to Battle: An Introduction
If you're a believer in Jesus Christ, you've been enlisted in the war against the Devil. And you can't use the doctrine of eternal security to delude...
The Christian’s Call to Battle: The Strength of the Enemy
The Christian is in a war, who is the Christian's enemy? In all of his infinite wisdom, what does God tell us about this evil one, the Devil? What does he want us to know about the enemy?
The Schemes of the Enemy (Part 1)
Do you perceive the subtle schemes of the enemy that are set against you to destroy you? It could be as subtle as having a strong desire to number how many...
The Anatomy of the Conflict
What does the spiritual war look like for the believer? The enemy targets and attacks the mind of the believer.
Satan’s Attacks Against Christian Assurance
A believer's assurance of salvation is a particular place that Satan will often seek to attack. Our enemy wants to make us miserable, depressed, and defeated by believing lies that unsettle our confidence in Christ.
The Devil of Extremes
The devil is a devil of extremes; he is constantly trying to get Christians to become too much of one thing to a degree that is biblically unbalanced.
The Breastplate of Righteousness (Part 1)
We are considering the Christian's call to battle, and in this message, we will start considering putting on the breastplate of righteousness. Imputed righteousness...
The Breastplate of Righteousness (Part 2)
In our battle against the Devil, one of the essential parts of the armor is the breastplate of righteousness.
Putting On The Breastplate of Righteousness (Part 3)
A righteous life is a vital part of our armor in our spiritual battle with the Devil. Good theology and abstaining from immorality isn't enough;...
Effective Prayers Because of a Righteous Life (Part 4)
One thing the Devil fears about the righteous life of the believer is the effective prayers...
The Stability of Gospel Shoes
If we would stand in our battle against the Devil, then it's obviously important that we have the right kind of shoes for our feet that will help us to stand.
In our spiritual warfare, our armor will be woefully insufficient if we are not equipped with our shield of faith. The devil has flaming darts, and even as Christians...
Taking the Helmet of Salvation: Our Hope
Let us consider how the hope of final salvation helps us in the present in our battle with the kingdom of darkness.
The Sword of the Spirit
As Christians, we have a book from another world. We have a book that's likened to a sword, and this sword is directly from the Spirit of God for our spiritual warfare against the Devil.
Christian, Take the Sword of the Spirit!
In the Bible swords are given and used for one reason, to kill. And the sword of the Spirit has been given to us for the exact same reason, to kill our sins.
Praying at All Times in the Spirit
As we put on each piece of the armor of God we need to remember that each piece needs to be put on as we're praying. As important as each part of our armor is...
Praying For All The Saints
As Christians, we are in a spiritual war against the Devil, and we constantly feel the attacks from Satan that come upon us.
How Can We Pray in the Spirit?
The Bible tells us to pray in the Spirit. What does that mean and how can we do that?