Basic Principles of Spiritual Warfare part four

We are working our way through some basic biblical principles regarding spiritual warfare. First, the Scriptures are totally sufficient. Second, God is in complete control. Third, humans are fully responsible. And now, the fourth – demons are presently active. And I almost feel like this principle is too obvious to state, but I really want to be careful that while we try to avoid making the mistake of blaming demonic forces for everything we do that we don’t swing so far in the opposite direction that we end up making another equally fatal mistake and that is to think or … Continue reading Basic Principles of Spiritual Warfare part four

Basic Principles for Spiritual Warfare part 3

Living in Africa, you hear all sorts of strange things about demons and demonic possession and spiritual warfare. Everybody has some experience to talk about. I suppose that’s not just Africa, either. It wasn’t too long ago now that books like Bondage Breaker were best sellers in the United States. There was a whole lot of talk about demons and the way they not only attack unbelievers but war on believers as well. It can all be a little confusing. How are we supposed to think about spiritual warfare? Before we dive too deep, I think it is important we … Continue reading Basic Principles for Spiritual Warfare part 3

Basic Principles for Spiritual Warfare

We are at war. If you are a Christian and you believe the Bible is true, I don’t think there is going to be much argument about that. What there can be questions about and I think there are lots of questions about is how exactly we are to fight this battle as a church. It’s obviously not much good to know there is a battle if you don’t have any idea about how you are supposed to fight it. And I think it is really, really important we think carefully about this because the fact is there are so … Continue reading Basic Principles for Spiritual Warfare