Pressing on to Maturity: Part 2 Week 1

be strong in the lord


Ephesians Chapter 6:10-11

Ephesians 6:10-11

What must we do to become Spiritually Strong?

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the Power of His Might.

For you to be able to stand against the wiles and schemes of the devil, what must you put on!

Put on the whole Armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Ephesians Chapter 6:12

Ephesians 6:12

What is our fight not against?

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood (people)!

Who do we actually wrestle against.

We wrestle against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.

Ephesians Chapter 6:13

Ephesians 6:13

For you to withstand in the evil day, what must you do?

Therefore take up the whole Armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day.

After we have done all, what must we do!

And having done all, to stand.

Ephesians Chapter 6:14-15

Ephesians 6:14-15

To protect our Spiritual Stomach and Heart, what must we put on?

Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the Breastplate of Righteousness.

How does Paul describe the Gospel?

Having shoed your feet with the preparation of the Gospel of Peace.

Ephesians Chapter 6:16-17

Ephesians 6:16-17

What can the Shield of Faith protect us from?

Above all, taking the Shield of Faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.

What is our Helmet?

And take the Helmet of Salvation.

What is the Sword of the Spirit?

The Sword of the Spirit is the Word of God.

Ephesians Chapter 6:18

Ephesians 6:18

How must we be watchful?

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit.

In what way are we to make supplication for all the saints?

Being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints.

Philippians Chapter 4:9-13

Philippians 4:9-13

What must we do?

The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you.

What had Paul learned about contentment?

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content:

What did he know?

I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

What could he do?

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Do you want to learn how to do All Things through Christ who strengthens you?

You can if you put on the Full Armor of God and stand against the devil.