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How to Have a Warrior Spirit

In this practical message, Pastor John teaches us how to have a warrior spirit by overcoming the lies in our heads!

September 27, 2020 | Pastor John Hill

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“How to Have a Warrior Spirit”

Key Scriptures

  • A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 12 For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places​.” Ephesians 6:10-12
  • The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.​” John 10:10
  • For the accuser of our brothers and sisters has been thrown down to earth— the one who accuses them before our God day and night.​” Revelation 12:10b 
  • Then the angel showed me Jeshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD. The Accuser, Satan, was there at the angel’s right hand, making accusations against Jeshua. 2 And the LORD said to Satan, “I, the LORD, reject your accusations, Satan. Yes, the LORD, who has chosen Jerusalem, rebukes you…”​’ Zechariah 3:2
  • Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. 15 For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. 16 In addition to all of these, holdup the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. 17 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert andbe persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.​” Ephesians 12:14-18 
  • But in that coming day no weapon turned against you will succeed. You will silence every voice raised up to accuse you. These benefits are enjoyed by the servants of the LORD; their vindication will come from me. I, the LORD, have spoken!​” Isaiah 54:17

Reflect on What You’ve Heard

  1. What lies to do you hear from the Accuser the most?
  2. What is God’s truth?
  3. What is one way you can have a warrior spirit this week?

Pray it Out

Jesus, please help me to hear your voice and to always look to you to find my strength and validation. Help me to become a warrior for the Kingdom of God, amen!