Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:
• Write the Key Verse from memory.
• Explain why “warfare” is used to describe the conflict between good and evil.
• Summarize natural principles of warfare applicable to spiritual warfare.
• Apply natural principles of warfare in the spiritual realm.
KEY VERSE FROM THE ARTICLES OF WAR:
This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare. (I Timothy 1:18)
The early Church viewed their spiritual experience in terms of warfare. Protection is described as the “armor of God.” The Word of God is compared to a “sword.” Satan’s attacks are fiery darts and faith is the “good fight.” Believers are told to “war a good warfare.”
Why did God choose the example of natural warfare to describe what is happening…
View original post 3,543 more words