FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT:
The Battle is Real
Scripture reference: 1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
- We are in a REAL WAR with a REAL ENEMY. “Fight the good fight”
Ephesians 6:12 – For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
- Our battles are fought WITHIN. James 4:1
- Our battles are fought WITHOUT. 1 Peter 5:8
- We have something to FIGHT FOR. “Fight the good fight of the faith.”
Jude 1:3 – Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to God’s holy people.
- We have EVERYTHING we need to WIN! “Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called”
- We fight from VICTORY! Romans 8:31
- We NEVER fight ALONE! Deuteronomy 20:4
- Our WEAPONS are SUPERIOR! 2 Peter 1:3