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Internal Conflict (5 of 8)
Series: The Battle Is The Lord's
Dr. Stan Coffey
We are going to talk tonight about the eternal conflict. The eternal conflict and this series is called The Battle is the Lord's.
There is a battle that has been raging since the world began, really since before the world began between the powers of darkness and the powers of light, the powers of God, the powers of Satan, the powers of good, the powers of evil.
The Bible says we do not war against the flesh and blood but against principalities and powers against the rulers of the darkness of this world and against spiritual wickedness in high places.
We are going to get to why these songs that Jim sung tonight and that Trent sung are so important in our warfare against Satan and how we can give the battle to the Lord. The battle is the Lord's; it's not ours.
If it was ours then we would surely loose because in our own strength we are no match for the enemy and so the battle is His.
Now last Sunday night we talked about how Satan attacks believers and also unbelievers but we said there are three main ways that the devil seeks to attack us spiritually.
The first two ways are ways in which he attacks believers, the last way is the way in which he seeks to attack unbelievers. I said last Sunday night the devil first of all will oppress you.
The Bible uses the word in the King James Version called vexed. How Jesus healed many who were vexed by the devil and it means they were oppressed by the devil.
And the devil can oppress us that is he can bring into our life a struggle and a conflict that causes us to be hindered, that causes us to be bound, that causes us not to be effective for the Lord
There were many the Bible said who were oppressed by the devil.
When you are oppressed by the devil, such things as discouragement and depression, and the feeling of hopelessness, the feeling of fear, all these kinds of things are involved with opp ...
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