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What to Wear in the War

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September 1, 2019
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Power Point with Jack Graham

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What to Wear in the War

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  • We're taking a behind-the-scenes look at the invisible world. A
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  • very real, a very powerful world. You know we are not ah...
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  • human beings living in a spiritual world; we are
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  • spiritual beings living in a human world. We're not human
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  • beings having a spiritual experience, but we are spiritual
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  • beings, created by God, eternal, having a human experience. And
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  • behind the scenes there is an invisible life, an invisible
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  • world in which we are all engaged. And it is a critical,
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  • critical understanding of this world that our faith, our
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  • family, our very future ah... are at stake. That's why the
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  • Scripture tells us that we in these last days are to put away
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  • the darkness and put on the armor of life. We're to shake
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  • off the lethargy and the apathy and push back the darkness by
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  • engaging in spiritual warfare. But we dare not fight alone; we
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  • must fight in the Lord because the battle is the Lord's. And we
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  • dare... dare not fight without the equipment... the armor that
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  • is needed to defeat the enemy if we're going to win this good
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  • fight of faith. Now, we must all be in the battle! It's not
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  • enough to show up at church and be an audience! God has called
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  • us to be a mighty army! D.L. Moody, the great evangelist,
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  • would not allow the great hymn Onward, Christian Soldier to be
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  • sung at any of his revival or evangelistic crusades because
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  • he... he said, "Can you imagine anything less like an army than
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  • the church?" It's a sad indictment upon many of us. But
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  • God has called us to battle. So in once sense this message today
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  • is a call to arms. It is a battle cry! It is a winnable
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  • war, but we must prepare a divine defense. And that divine
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  • defense is seen in the book of Ephesians, chapter 6 10) Finally
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  • be strong in the Lord (verse 10) and in the strength of His
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  • might. 11) Put on the whole armor of God that you may be
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  • able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12) For we
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  • do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers,
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  • against the authorities, against the cosmic powers (these are
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  • demon spirits) against this present darkness, against the
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  • spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Heavenly places
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  • is not descriptive of heaven... the throne of God, but rather
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  • ah... the invisible spaces... the heavenly places around us,
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  • all around us. Verse 13: 13) Therefore take up the whole
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  • armor of God... (all the panoply of God! Every piece put on with
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  • prayer!) that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, (this
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  • is, this day! These days are critical and, yes, they are
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  • evil.) ...that you may be able to stand in that evil day, and
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  • having done all, to stand firm! Again and again we're told in
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  • this passage of Scripture to stand, to stand, to stand! To
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  • withstand against the works and the wickedness of the... of the
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  • devil and his demonic powers and forces. But to stand is not to
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  • stand still! But it is to stand strong, it is to stand in
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  • resistance. Just as a... a linebacker on a football team
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  • would take the proper stance and... and be prepared for
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  • action to defend the territory, we are to resist the devil. We
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  • are to stand against the enemy. We're to take this strong stand!
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  • And even when we don't understand... and there are many
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  • things about the spiritual war... about the enemy himself,
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  • the mysteries of iniquity... that we don't understand. But
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  • while we don't understand, we are to withstand; knowing that
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  • Satan himself is moving across this world. And we're to have
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  • spiritual weapons in order to defend ourselves and to defend
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  • our families and defend our future! This divine defense...
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  • divine defense is described as the armor of God. The Bible says
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  • we're to take up the armor of God, or put on... do you see it
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  • there? Put on... this is something you do. This is not
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  • what God does for us; it's what we do in taking up the armor.
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  • There are six pieces all protecting us as we stand and
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  • each one provides us strength in order to stand. We are to not
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  • pick a piece here and there, put on a helmet but not the
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  • breastplate of righteous. No, we're to put on the entire armor
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  • of God... all of it! There is no place, no position in our lives
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  • that must be unguarded. We're to be fully armed! If I go to
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  • battle, I don't want to go into battle with a butter knife
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  • against an AK-47! I want the whole armor of God! And this
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  • armor is not for style and profile, but it is for
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  • protection. It also covers only the front of the soldier. In
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  • fact we have a photo... a picture of a Roman soldier.
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  • Remember Paul in writing the book of Ephesians was in prison
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  • and so he would have been looking at a Roman soldier;
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  • chained to a soldier almost hourly. And while a soldier
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  • would not have been in full battle garb he began to think
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  • under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit of what a... a...
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  • ah... a soldier appeared to be and how that applies as a
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  • metaphor... as an illustration of the Christian life, this
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  • battle, and ah... you can see this soldier standing strong,
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  • decked out strongly in the armor. So we also have a
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  • spiritual armor and each piece is essential. We're going to
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  • take each piece... I would encourage you to take notes, to
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  • write these down, to write in the margins of your Bible, and
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  • let's together put on the armor of God that we may fight the
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  • good fight of faith and win. Number one, he says, verse 14:
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  • 14) Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth...
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  • Now the belt in a soldier's garb obviously fitted around the
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  • mid-section; ah... it held everything together, the pieces
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  • of the armor including the breastplate of the Roman
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  • soldier; it held that together. The belt also contained weapons
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  • for warfare as in the soldier's sword would be hung on that
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  • belt, and other implements of war and of fighting. Ah... also
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  • the soldier would often wear a long tunic and so ah... when the
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  • soldier needed to go to battle and fight, he didn't want to be
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  • running in a dress and so he would gather up the tunic and
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  • gird it up in that belt, cinch up in that belt as it were
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  • tightening the belt. And so that's the... that's the picture
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  • that we have here as we engage in this spiritual warfare. We
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  • are to first put on this belt of truth, because this belt of
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  • truth holds everything together. The belt of truth is the
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  • believer's integrity because we are protected against deception,
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  • and stand against deception... the believer's integrity. If you
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  • are not supported with truth, you will lose in life. The belt
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  • of truth supports the core of who you are and what you
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  • believe. Truth... absolute truth, biblical truth, God's
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  • truth! Satan attacks with lies and errors and deception. We
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  • often live with secrets but God says we are to live with truth!
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  • Get the truth straight! Because if you don't have your belt
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  • tightened with truth, the inner core tightened... the inner you
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  • of you strengthened, then everything else is going to fall
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  • apart. Everything hangs on the truth of God's Word. Maybe if
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  • you're working with a trainer... weight training or physical
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  • training, you've heard your trainer talk about your core...
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  • getting your core stronger. Right? You know I walk around
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  • with some mild back pain constantly. Not bad, just a
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  • little mild back pain. It'd go away if I quit playing golf
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  • probably. But really my back is not my problem. I don't have a
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  • back problem, I got a front problem! [laughter] And if you
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  • want to help your back you strengthen your core, right? And
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  • so in this spiritual battle strengthen your core! That
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  • including... includes standing for truth before your friends.
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  • Remember it's our goal to advance the Gospel, to advance
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  • the kingdom of God! And so we stand for truth before our
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  • friends, before our family; and we preach the truth... God's
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  • truth to ourselves! This is a crazy, violent, insane world in
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  • many ways! Demon powers are on the loose. I would be personally
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  • frightened... I would be frightened for my family, I
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  • would be frightened for my grandchildren and their future
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  • were it not for what I know: the truth of God! It is what I know
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  • that strengthens me in the inner person, in the inner man! So
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  • this is why I preach the Gospel, the truth of Jesus Christ to
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  • myself! I preach it every day because we stand in this truth!
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  • Don't go to battle without your belt on! You'll lose your pants
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  • and you might just lose your life! The second thing is, we
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  • are to put on, verse 14: 14) ...the breastplate of
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  • righteousness... the breastplate of righteousness. Now obviously
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  • this is critical to a soldier because the breastplate covers
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  • the heart, the visceral organs... the vital organs of
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  • the body, and therefore, the breastplate is critical to
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  • staying alive and winning a battle. Police officers know
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  • this. We were just talking to Mike Gurley who's a Dallas
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  • police officer for many years. He says he never puts on his
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  • uniform without putting on his vest. So we are to put on this
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  • breastplate which represents the believer's purity, as we stand
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  • against defilement. Protects us against defilement! The
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  • breastplate of righteousness: what is this righteousness? We
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  • are righteous in Christ; this is not self-righteousness, this is
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  • not striving. Our weapons are not carnal or fleshly, but
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  • mighty to the pulling down of strongholds! So we stand, not in
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  • our own strength, but we stand in the strength that is Christ,
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  • the righteousness that is in Christ. But what Paul is talking
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  • about here... what the Bible is telling us here is to apply this
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  • righteousness! Just as you put on the armor, you're to put on
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  • and apply the righteousness that is in Christ! In other words, to
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  • live in purity, to live in devotion, to live in godliness,
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  • to live the right way! It's right living! [Proverbs 4:23]
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  • "Guard your heart," the Bible says, "for out of it flow the
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  • issues of life." So we put on purity and we ask God to protect
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  • us from defilement. Satan is a dirty, filthy animal. And sin is
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  • a violent, seductive power. And the devil only needs a little
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  • crack to get in. [taps 8 times on the pulpit] "Who is that that
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  • knocks so loud? The answer came, 'Just a little sin.' So I opened
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  • the door and soon all hell was in!" Don't give the devil a
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  • way in! Put on the breastplate of righteousness. Nobody started
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  • out to be addict; for some it was the click of a mouse on your
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  • computer, and "now all hell is in." For some it was just a
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  • little flirtation, now "all hell is in." For some it was just a
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  • little anxiety! Now with fearful force the bondage has taken
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  • over. I'm telling you, we're in a battle! Get dressed up every
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  • day!
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  • [Music]
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  • There's more to life than what we see. Beyond
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  • the physical world there's an entire spiritual realm that
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  • surrounds us. Subconsciously we know it, we feel it. Whether we
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  • think about it or whether we ignore it altogether, there
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  • really is a supernatural world out there. It is part of the
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  • invisible world that God has created. Invisible does not mean
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  • irrelevant or unimportant, to the contrary, some of the most
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  • important dynamics of our lives take place in the supernatural.
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  • After all, we're not human beings living in a spiritual
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  • world, we are spiritual, eternal beings living in a physical
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  • world. There are questions, real questions about the world out
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  • there, beyond us that we really want to know, what is the
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  • answer? That's why I want to help equip you by sending you
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  • the CD series INVISIBLE. This revealing 10-message series will
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  • open a window of understanding into the unseen realities of
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  • angels, demons, heaven, hell and other spiritual forces that are
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  • invisible yet affect us every single day. You really need to
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  • get this series because getting a glimpse of the invisible, the
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  • unseen world will forever change your perspective on how you live
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  • in this world and yet live in the spiritual world. It will
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  • change your life!
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  • There's not only the belt of truth which is
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  • the believer's integrity... holds everything together; not
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  • only the breastplate of righteousness which is the
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  • believer's purity... protecting us against defilement; but then
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  • notice verse 15: 15) ... and, as shoes for your feet, having put
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  • on the readiness given by the Gospel of peace. Now a Roman
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  • soldier had to take care of his feet. There were mountains to
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  • climb, there was territory to take, there were obstacles to
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  • overcome. It... it was a kind of guerrilla warfare, hand to hand
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  • combat, and so your shoes, your feet had to be in good
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  • condition. Ah... sometimes enemies like ah... would prepare
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  • booby-trap with long pointed sticks that soldiers would step
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  • on and pierce their feet and so on. So it's vital ah... that the
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  • soldier's feet ah... be in good condition, and therefore, good
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  • shoes. The hobnail boots of a Roman legionnaire or... or the
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  • sandals... They were cleated, if you will. They were... they were
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  • strong so that the soldier could take a stand and that the
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  • soldier could move forward! The soldier could be hostile and
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  • mobile, alright? And... and shoes were needed to do that!
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  • And therefore this speaks of the believer's stability and
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  • protects us against discouragement. The believer's
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  • stability or shoes, strengthen us against discouragement. How
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  • many of you are discouraged? Because I have been discouraged
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  • at times, and I know that's one of the devil's chief tools. Of
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  • all the fiery darts of the enemy, discouragement is one of
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  • the more powerful. Can completely take you out and lay
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  • you out. Discouraged, despondent, depressed...
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  • darkness takes over. Therefore we need to stand sometimes all
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  • you can do is stand up in the power of Christ and hold on in
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  • the name of Christ. That's our stability! But we don't go
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  • down... we don't go down because our feet are firmly planted in
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  • the peace of the Gospel. Do you see that there? Your... your
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  • shoes with the readiness of the Gospel of peace. This is, of
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  • course, the peace with God in knowing that our future is
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  • secure, that we have peace with God. We know that there's
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  • nothing ultimately the enemy can do to destroy us because we have
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  • peace with God; our peace is made. But it also refers to the
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  • peace of God, and that peace of God ah... in... in all
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  • circumstances it's not the absence of... of fearful
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  • circumstances or difficult circumstances... That's not...
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  • that's not peace, but it is the presence of strength and power
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  • in the face of our circumstances! That's stability!
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  • We put on the shoes of the Gospel of peace... this is our
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  • stability and our mobility as we... as we stand with the
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  • Gospel, as we run with the Gospel. But then he speaks again
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  • in verse 16: 16) In all circumstances (whatever you
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  • face) take up the shield of faith, of which you can
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  • extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;... Scary being
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  • a Christian at times, and those arrows are flying at you! Arrows
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  • of anxiety, arrows of lust, arrows of... of sinful pleasure,
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  • arrows of addiction, arrows of... of fear. You name them!
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  • These fiery darts, these missiles from hell! But you put
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  • up the shield of faith because this is the victory that
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  • overcomes the world, even our faith! Faith in the Lord Jesus
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  • Christ! You can't help it if the devil
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  • decides to send fiery darts
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  • against you, but you can keep from starting a fire! Put up the
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  • shield of faith! Put up the shield of faith and quench the
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  • fiery darts of the wicked. When you believe... and this isn't
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  • intellectual faith, this is fighting faith! Same kind of
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  • faith that Paul talked about when he was going up against the
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  • devil himself. [2 Timothy 4:7] "I have fought the good fight! I
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  • have kept the faith!" Hold up the shield of faith. There's one
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  • final piece of armor... two actually... we're going to cover
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  • next week as we talk about the battle for the mind. And he said
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  • "Put on the helmet of salvation... the helmet of
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  • deliverance (verse 17) and the sword of the Spirit, which is
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  • the Word of God." When we put on the helmet of salvation we're
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  • putting on the helmet of security as we stand against
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  • disaster, because we have a hope in Him. The helmet of salvation.
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  • We'll talk about that more next time. I don't know how long it's
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  • been since you have read Pilgrim's Progress. Ah... if you
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  • haven't you need to put up all that beach fiction you're
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  • reading and read something really good, like Pilgrim's
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  • Progress. Students, if you haven't read this great book by
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  • John Bunyan you're not fully educated until you do, in my
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  • opinion. Christian is going against the enemy. He comes
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  • against Apollyon who is the devil himself. "Be careful
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  • Apollyon, what you do; I am in the King's highway, the way of
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  • holiness and I am in His service. Therefore, take heed
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  • that you do not overstep your bounds." Then Apollyon sprang
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  • across the highway in front of Christian and said, "I am
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  • without fear in this matter! Prepare yourself to die, for I
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  • swear by all the infernal powers that you shall go no farther! I
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  • will take your soul right here!" Then he hurled a flaming dart at
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  • Christian's heart. But Christian held out his shield and blocked
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  • it. Christian drew his sword and braced himself for battle.
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  • Apollyon came at him with a fury, of flowing darts as thick
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  • as hail. Some stuck above and some below Christian's shield,
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  • wounding him painfully in spite of all that he could do to
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  • defend himself. Then he fell back a little! And seeing this,
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  • Apollyon came on with all his force! Here Christian remembered
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  • the effectual prayer and took courage. They fought up and down
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  • the highway for over half an hour and Christian's strength
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  • was almost spent from loss of blood and sheer exhaustion.
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  • Apollyon perceived that Christian was gradually growing
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  • weaker, and taking advantage of this he took hold of Christian
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  • and threw him to the ground. Then Christian's sword flew out
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  • of his hand! "Now," said Apollyon, "I am sure I have
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  • you!" And he almost beat him to death. But as God would have it,
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  • as Apollyon gave his final blows to finish him off, Christian's
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  • hand touched his sword which gave him fresh spirit. He
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  • gripped the sword with all his might and said, "Rejoice not
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  • against me, O my enemy! When I fall, I shall rise again!" And
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  • giving Apollyon a deadly thrust which caused him to fall back as
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  • if mortally wounded, summoning all his strength, Christian rose
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  • to his feet and advanced toward him, crying, "In all these
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  • things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved
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  • us!" And this was so much for Apollyon, he spread his wings
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  • and flew away! [James 4:7] "Resist the devil and he will
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  • flee from you!" This is victory that overcomes the world! Even
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  • our faith! Put on the armor of God, church! Because when you
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  • put on the armor of God, you're putting on the Lord Jesus
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  • Christ! He is the armor of life! He is our Truth; He is our
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  • Righteousness; He is our Peace; He is our Strength; He is our
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  • Hope; He is the Sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of the
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  • living God! Put on the Lord Jesus Christ! And having done
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  • all, to stand. Because, Christian, the victory is yours
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  • if you will fight in Jesus' name. Amen?
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  • [Music]
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  • Now think
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  • about this: We are not human beings living in a spiritual
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  • world, we are spiritual beings living in a human world. We're
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  • not human beings having a spiritual experience, but we are
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  • spiritual beings created by God, eternally made for His pleasure
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  • and made for His glory. We are having a human experience. And
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  • behind the scenes there is an invisible world in which we are
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  • all engaged and it's critical, absolutely critical to
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  • understand this invisible world as our faith, our family and our
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  • future is at stake. That's why the scripture tells us that we
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  • are to put away the darkness and put on the armor of light. We're
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  • to shake off the lethargy and push back the darkness by
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  • engaging in spiritual battle. But we dare not fight alone! We
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  • must fight in the power of the Lord because the battle is the
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  • Lords. And as we learned in today's message, we dare not
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  • fight without equipment. We must put on spiritual armor, the
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  • whole armor of God because this is necessary to defeat the enemy
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