War, Prov 20:18

War first appears in Gen 14:2, when four kings attacked Sodom and Gomorrah and the three neighboring cities.  History is filled with war.  During David’s reign there was a season for battle, 2 Sam 11:1.  And today is no different.  Conciliation rarely works.   Thucydides trap describes a scenario where...

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Military Strategies, Jud 20:8-35

Judges 20:8-35 Military Strategies Click title to listen to the radio broadcast In this passage, which we have already studied, are some interesting military strategies that we need to consider which are both practical and spiritual. The troops need to be united – v.8, 11 – Israel fought as one man.  There...

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The Results of Courage, 1 Chr 19:13

The Results of Courage 1 Chr 19:13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This message is on the results of courage.  Our text is 1 Chr 19:6-15.  Joab and Abishai were getting ready to fight against the Ammonites and the Syrians.  Before the fight Joab said, “Be of good courage, and let us...

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Endure Hardness, 2 Tim 2:3-4

Paul compared our work as Christians to that of a soldier. Epaphroditus was a fellow soldier to Paul. Archippus was Paul’s fellow soldier. In Eph 6:10-18 Paul described the armor of a soldier in which we stand against the devil. A good soldier of Jesus Christ: Endures Hardness Your life...

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Lessons from David and Goliath, 1 Sam 17:34-54

1 Sam 17:34-54 Lessons from David and Goliath CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The historical account of David and Goliath is well known.  So, we won’t retell it.  However, there are some fabulous lessons from this account and we will elaborate on those. Smaller trials prepare you for tougher battles – 1...

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Battle Against Your Enemies, Deut 20:1-4

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON When Israel was about to enter the Promised Land, they knew that they were going to have to fight against their enemies.  When they were numbered in the census, the men were numbered “by their armies,” Num 1:3.  In this...

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Evidence of a Spirit Filled Life, Acts 4:8-13

Evidence of a Spirit Filled Life Acts 4:8-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson deals with the evidence of a Spirit filled life.  Being filled with the Spirit is evidenced by: Scriptural Words – when you have a Spirit filled life, you will speak as the oracles of God.  You won’t...

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The Greaves of Prayer, Eph 6:18-19

We have been studying the armor of God on Wednesday nights.  We have discussed the helmet of salvation, which protects us from carnality, fear and pride with a saved, spiritual, sound, servant mind.  The breastplate of righteousness, which protects us through the righteousness of Jesus Christ when we stay right...

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Shield of Faith, Eph 6:16

We have been studying each piece of the whole armor of God from Eph 6:13-18.  We have studied the helmet of salvation, the breastplate of righteousness, and the girdle of truth.  Tonight, we are going to study the shield of faith, Eph 6:16.  The shield of faith is defensive armor...

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Girdle of Truth, Eph 6:14

We have been studying each piece of the whole armor of God from Eph 6:10-18.  Thus far, we have studied the helmet of salvation, which gives us a saved, spiritual, sound, servant’s mind with which to fight in our spiritual warfare.  Then we studied the breastplate of righteousness, which defends...

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