Step into Your Position at God's Daughter- No longer a Spiritual Orphan
Spiritual orphans are victim to the enemy's schemes. But as daughters of the King you have the power to battle and win. You just need to learn how to fight.
Now that you have accepted your place in God's family, you have access to his weapons to fight back against the spiritual forces that are coming up against you. It's time to learn a little about what's available and to ask the Holy Spirit to help you learn to use it.
"For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ," 2 Corinthias 10:3-5
THE WEAPONS AVAILABLE TO FIGHT BACK
The Armor of God: Ephesians 6
1. The armor gives you the ability to stand up against the spiritual forces that are coming against you with the suicidal thoughts. You can fight your way out to step into the protection and peace of God's love.
There is a battle going on in the spiritual realm. The enemy no longer has the power to hold you prisioner. You can learn walk in the freedom Christ offers you.
Ephesians 6:10-12 "Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."
2. The Pieces of Armor Available to his daughters through praying in the Spirit.
Belt of Truth
Breast Place of Righteousness
Sandles of Peace and Readiness to Share the Gospel
Sheild of Faith
Helmet of Salvation
Sword of the Spirit
Ephesians 6:13-17 "Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people."
Spend some time praying in the Spirit. Ask God to help you recieve the weapons you have access to as a follower of Christ. Then ask the Holy Spirit to teach you how to use them as you journey forward step by step. I will teach you more in the next lesson.
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