Spiritual Warfare – Part 1

What Are God’s Secret Weapons Against Our Real Enemies

Daniel 10:2-13,19
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DATE: 18 Dec, 2005 PM

PLACE: BBC Ballincollig

I.         Introduction (Eph 6:12)


A.      Satan and his devils are very powerful - no doubt


1.        Satan was Lucifer at first (Isaiah 14:12; Cf 2Pet 1:19; Rev 22:16)

2.        He became proud and rebellious

3.        Was kicked out of heaven

4.        Retained at a source of temptation for mankind

5.        The angels that fell are in chains in darkness right now (Jude 1:6)

6.        Demons are created copies of Satan, made by Satan – called devils


B.       The unsaved are completely at his beckon call - like puppets (2Tim 2:24-26)

C.       Christians have a measure of protection (Luke 22:31,32)

D.      But the Christian must have ways to defeat our enemy when he attacks

E.       Daniel shows us that there are some ways of dealing with spiritual attacks


II.       Lesson - Daniel’s Secrets to Battling the Enemy (Daniel 10:2-13,19)


A.      Physical Battles are reflections of Spiritual Battles


1.        Right relationship with God makes for right relationships with people (Pr 16:7)

2.        Sin in your life affects your health (Ps 32:1-5)

3.        Sin in your life can affect people around you (Josh 7:1-12)

4.        Your relationship with others can affect your relationship with God (1Pet 3:7; Pr 17:5)

5.        God uses physical experiences to teach us about spiritual events (Jn 3:9-12)


III.     Conclusion



Craig Ledbetter