August 22, 2021
Series: “The Battle Within” part 9
August 22, 2021
Romans 8: 18-19, 24—For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it. 19 For I do not do the good that I want to do, but I practice the evil that I do not want to do.
Vs. 24—What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death?
1. In Christ, you are given KINGDOM over the , the and the .
2 Peter 1: 3-4 (CSB)—His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of him who called us by[c] his own glory and goodness. 4 By these he has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desire.
Authority (exousia) = .
Luke 9: 1-2—Summoning the Twelve, he gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases. 2Then he sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
Ch. 10: 17—The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.”
James 4: 7—Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
2. To have Authority, you must be Authority.
2 Peter 1: 5-8—For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge, 6 knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness, 7 godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. 8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being useless or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
a. To the – (Matthew 4:4; Hebrews 4: 12)
b. To the – (Galatians 5: 22-23)
c. To Authorities. – (1 Peter 2: 12-14)
d. To the of – (Philippians 2; 9-11)
Matthew 28: 18—Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
Romans 10:9— If you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
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Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name. Amen
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