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THE DUEL
July 11, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Galatians 5:15-23

THE DUEL

July 11, 2021 / Galatians 5:15-23

THE DUEL

“The Battle Within” part 3

Sunday, July 11, 2021

 

A duel is: “a conflict between two opponents to settle a point of .”

 

Galatians 5: 17 (CSB)For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don’t do what you want.

 

The one you give honor to is revealed by your .

Galatians 5: 19-23Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions, 21 envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. …22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. The law is not against such things. 

 

You cannot eradicate your sinful nature, but you can have over it.

Galatians 5: 16I say, then, walk by the Spirit and you will certainly not carry out the desire of the flesh.

 

Understand the for the battle

Exodus 17: 8-12At Rephidim, Amalek came and fought against Israel. 9 Moses said to Joshua,“Select some men for us and go fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the hilltop with God’s staff in my hand.” 10 Joshua did as Moses had told him, and fought against Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. 11 While Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, but whenever he put his hand down, Amalek prevailed.

 

Surround yourself with the .

Exodus 17: 12-13When Moses’s hands grew heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat down on it. Then Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other so that his hands remained steady until the sun went down. 13 So Joshua defeated Amalek and his army with the sword. 

 

BIG TAKE AWAY

For victory, learn how to .

D on God.

U prayer.

E in worship.

L pure.

1 John 5:4-5 ESVFor everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

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