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The Christian's Spiritual Warfare

February 18, 2024 Speaker: Mahlon Smith Series: Doing And Being A Biblical Church

Topic: Spiritual Battle Passage: 1 Timothy 1:18–20

1 Timothy Series: Doing and Being a Biblical Church
2/18/24 1 Timothy 1:18-20 The Christan’s Spiritual Warfare

1. Fight the good fight effectively with your Bible. 1 Timothy 1:18-19
A. Memorize Scripture in the battle for my mind.
B. Make use of Scripture when battling in prayer.
C. Meditate on Scripture when battling discouragement.

2. Fight the good fight strategically, knowing your enemies. 1 Tim 1:19
A. The world = The arena of our warfare.
B. The flesh = The aimed-at-target of our warfare.
C. The devil = The adversary of our warfare

3. Fight the good fight persistently, to end well. 1 Tim 1:20
A. Remember Scripture – fend off the world. (Eph 6:17)
B. Rely on the Spirit as you flee the flesh. (2 Tim 2:22 “flee from
youthful lusts”. Galatians 5:16).
C. Refocus on the Lord as you fight the enemy (1 Peter 5:6-8)