The Art of War (18 of 18) by Chris Brown

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The Art of War (18 of 18)
Series: 1 Peter - Surviving the Storm
Chris Brown
1 Peter 5:8-14

Know yourself:
1 Peter 5:8-14

Be self-controlled
Be alert

Know your enemy:

He stalks his prey
He devours his prey

Know your battlefield:
Proverbs 7:1-27

Immorality is the sin of the ignorant, not the wicked.
Avoid the path, not just the person.
Never underestimate our sin nature, nor the enemy.
The consequences always outweigh the satisfaction.

Looking back on this week's sermon and study, what's most important for you to remember?

Are there any areas of your life you are currently out of control in or close to being out of control for which you'd like prayer?

Can you think of a step you can take to help you move toward self-control in this area?

Growth Group Homework

Looking back at your notes from this week's teaching, The Art of War, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged or confused you?

Can you think of any examples of people who were living out of control in one or more areas of their lives?

What were some consequences for them and others?
Despite all the consequences, why do you think people still live out-of-control lives?

Chris listed four principles for knowing your battlefield. Which of those caught your attention the most? Explain why.

This weekend we heard about our n ...

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