Deliver Us From Evil

Sermon Date: 
Oct 27 2019
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SERMON OUTLINE FOR FURTHER STUDY / REFLECTION

VERSE FOR MEMORIZATION
• “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” – 1 Peter 5:8

SERMON OUTLINE

I. INTRODUCTION
• Christians in a Spiritual Battle
• Get to Know Your Enemy

II. THE ENEMY’S PLAN - (adapted from Joe Beam & Warren Wiersbe)
• Darken your Understanding
o Desire & Deceit (justifying sin)
• Harden your Heart
o Disobedience
• Loss of Sensitivity for Sensuality
o Lust for More
• Spiritual Death
o Full Grown Sin (habitual sin)

III. SPIRITUALLY ARMED & READY
• Receive Christ
o Savior & Deliverer
• Humility - Confession / Repentance
o Forgiveness / Fellowship
• Renew your Mind
o God’s Word & Promises
• Equip Yourself
o God’s Spiritual Armor
o Resist the Devil

QUESTIONS
1. How did this message speak to you (challenge/encourage)?
2. Why is it important to understand your spiritual Enemy?
3. How do you think the Enemy is influencing our culture? How about Christians?
4. How will you recognize you’re in a spiritual battle against the Enemy?
5. What areas in your life might be susceptible to spiritual warfare?
6. With God’s help, how are you able to protect yourself from yielding into temptation?
7. What’s the assurance to know we fight from a place of victory not for victory?

“As believers in Christ, we do not fight for victory; we fight from victory. In Christ’s power, we are invincible.” Chip Ingram

In the power of Christ,
Pastor Trevor