Put On The Whole Armor Of God

We conclude our study of Ephesians with an exhortation regarding the reality of spiritual warfare and the need to put on the whole armor of God. The Christian life is anything but passive. We see analogies of it being likened to a race, a wrestling match and a fight...

The Battle for Your Mind

Spiritual warfare is part of the normal Christian life. Because we live in a fallen world and still dwell in a body that is corrupted by the influence of sin, the battle for what we think is the key to living a life of victory as a Christian. When Paul described the...

A Heavenly Battle Plan

We find in 2 Chronicles 20 a type of spiritual warfare. The Moabites and Ammonites represent the world and the flesh. Both are opposed to the will of God being done in our lives. Although our old man has been crucified, our flesh remains very much alive and prone to...

Fringe Benefits

Have you ever seen the tassels or fringes that Orthodox Jewish males wear on their clothes? In the book of Numbers we find the reason why they wear them, but we also find some wise instruction for the church as well. Note that the color of the thread in the tassels is...

Persevering under pressure

As Jude gets into the meat of his epistle, he addresses the saints to contend for the faith once delivered unto them by God (Jude 3). This communicates to us the need for us to be on the offense in the realm of spiritual warfare (1 Timothy 6:12). Scripture is clear in...