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The Overthrow of the Devil (2 of 8)
Series: The Battle Is The Lord's
Dr. Stan Coffey
Tonight if you have your Bible I would like to invite your attention to Colossians Chapter 2 and as we have our Communion Service tonight I want to continue the series of messages on the, ”The Battle is the Lord’s”.
We are talking on Sunday night this fall about spiritual warfare. I want you to see tonight the tremendous relationship to the message of the Lord’s Supper and the communion as a weapon that we have against the devil.
In fact, every time we take the Lord’s Supper we are celebrating the fact that we are victorious over the devil through the blood of Jesus Christ. You know Revelation 12:11 says they overcame him by the blood of the lamb.
And so tonight you just take whatever need you have, whatever battle you have in your life, however the devil is coming against you and in a moment when you receive that cup of communion and you receive that bread, you just use that as a means of saying, “Christ is my victory over this battle” because the battle is the Lord’s.
Last Sunday night we looked at the origin of the devil and tonight we want to look at the overthrow of the devil. I just want to be very brief but I want to take this opportunity tonight because of the powerful object lesson of the Lord’s Supper in showing us that our victory has already been won.
The battle has been fought, the battle has been won by Jesus on Calvary and if we realize that then we are going to be alright. In Colossians 2 look at verse 8, “BEWARE LEST ANY MAN SPOIL YOU THROUGH PHILOSOPHY AND VEIN DECIET AFTER TRADITION OF MEN AFTER THE RUDIMENTS OF THE WORLD AND NOT AFTER CHRIST.
FOR IN HIM DWELLETH ALL THE FULLNESS OF THE GODHEAD BODILY AND YOU ARE COMPLETE IN HIM WHICH IS THE HEAD OF ALL PRINCIPALITY AND POWER.”
So we think tonight about the body of Christ. Tonight we are going to have many pieces of bread of communion but they are all from the sam ...
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