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The Battle For Your Mind (3 of 8)
Series: The Battle Is The Lord's
Dr. Stan Coffey
II Corinthians 10:3-5
I. SATAN'S DESIRE
II. SATAN'S DEVICES
III. SATAN'S DOORS
IV. SATAN'S DEFEAT
It is good to see you. If you have a copy of the word of God, I want you to take God's word and turn to Second Corinthians Chapter 10 and tonight we want to continue to think about the battle is the Lord's. We are thinking about spiritual warfare.
I don't know about you but I am in a battle. Amen? I suspect you are too if you are a believer. Somebody said if you hadn't met the devil, you are probably going the same direction he is. Amen?
So if you are going toward God, you are going to have the devil try to stand between you and God and not the devil literally but demonic influence, demons.
We studied last seek how to overcome the devil and we spoke about that and we spoke about how Jesus had vanquished the devil. The devil has been vanquished but the devil has not been banished. That is, the Bible says that God now has given us authority over him and power over him but he is not yet in the lake of fire.
There is no need for any believer to be defeated by Satan because the Bible says we have been given the victory, the victory has been won and we don't fight for victory, we fight from victory. But nevertheless, we are still in a battle.
Now look at Second Corinthians 10 and verse 3, "FOR THOUGH WE WALK IN THE FLESH, WE DO NOT WAR AFTER THE FLESH. (FOR THE WEAPONS OF OUR WARFARE ARE NOT CARNAL, BUT MIGHTY THROUGH GOD TO THE PULLING DOWN OF STRONG HOLDS)
CASTING DOWN IMAGINATIONS, AND EVERY HIGH THING THAT EXALTETH ITSELF AGAINST THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD, AND BRINGINGINTO CAPTIVITY EVERY THOUGH TO THE OBEDIENCE OF CHRIST."
Now the picture here is that of your mind and your mind is likened unto a trophy over which there is a great struggle. God is struggling for your mind and the devil is struggling for your mind because it is in your mind where the battle is wo ...
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