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Sermon Recap for November 13

Well, it’s Thursday afternoon. And I’m just now getting this done. Partly because of insanely slow Internet service. Partly because stuff had to get done. I’m hopeful that the craziest part of the week is over.

Since the bulk of the week is over, that is.

Sunday Morning: The Longest War (audio here) Ephesians 6:10-17

(Outline and notes are after the evening video, just scroll down.)

Sunday Evening: Ephesians 6:18-20 and Q&A (Audio here)

On Sunday nights, we typically take some time to do Bible questions and answers. That is in the video but not the audio. I think I repeated the questions well enough to understand what was going on.

 


The Longest War

The Longest War

Doug Hibbard / General

Ephesians 6:10–17

 

Ephesians 6:10–17 NASB95

    Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.
    Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
    For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
    Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.
    Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,
    and having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE;
    in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
    And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

 

The Longest War


Know Your Enemy


Look to your  left  and your  right


Those people are  NEVER  your enemy


Look to  up here  and  back there


Those people are  NEVER  your enemy


Look to your  political left and right


Those people are  NEVER y our enemy


Look to the  past  and to the  future


Ready for it.... NEVER  your enemy


Your enemy is the enemy of your C ommander


  You don't pick your enemy


  Your Lord picks your enemy


Know Your Commander


Look....well, all those directions you looked for the enemy.


That's not where your Commander is, either.


Know Your Objective


It's a rescue mission.


Not a slaughter.


And those people?


Remember: not your enemy.


Use Your Tools


Girded loins? Think tool belt, Batman!


Breastplate of Righteousness: slows assaults


Shoes! The Gospel, the foundation


Shield! Which is used WITH OTHER SHIELDS!


Helmet. For your  noggin '. Little things destroy our heads without a helmet.


One tool of offense! The Sword of the Spirit---which is the Word of God

 

Exported from Logos Bible Software, 4:35 PM November 17, 2016.

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