Every believer sooner or later will discover that the Christian life is a battleground, not a
playground, and that he faces an enemy who is much stronger than we are, apart from the Lord.
We need the power of God to stand against Satan because he is the enemy of God. Our battle i … More
We are to be strong in the Lord because spiritual battles require spiritual strength (v. 10). Put on all the armor that God gives, so you can defend yourself against the devil’s tricks (v. 11). The word “wrestle” indicates hand to hand battle, not just being a spectator (v. 12). We need God’s complete armor on so that we may stand our ground firmly and completely (v. 13). Satan uses clever and crafty ways to lie in wait to deceive us. He is an angel of light and so he seeks to blind people from the truth of God’s Word (II Cor. 11:14). We must never underestimate the power of the devil. He is not compared to a lion and a dragon just for fun. When we believe in Christ, Satan and his helpers try every device to turn us away from Him and back to sin. Although we are assured of victory, we must engage in the struggle until Christ returns, because Satan is constantly battling against all who are on the Lord’s side (v. 12).
I am so glad that Christ has provided all we need to fight the battles in this life? He is the Savior of the world (I John 4:14). We are also promised, “Greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world” (I John 4:4). I just need to know His Word better and ask Him to help me use it because God’s Word is powerful (Heb. 4:12).
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Ephesians 5:22-24Instructions to Wives
Ephesians 5:25-33Instructions to Husbands
Ephesians 6:1-4Training Children to Obey
Ephesians 6:5-9Living Under Authority
Ephesians 6:10-13Armor of God
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