Spiritual Warfare

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Spiritual warfare is real. Because God’s love for people is so great, Satan is determined to destroy, if possible, every single person and take them with him to hell for all eternity. This invisible and tremendous battle begins, for me, at conception. The Devil will do whatever it takes to prevent a person to be save and, will do whatever it takes to stop a believer to reach others for Christ. Satan uses several devices to stop us to evangelize:

1) Denunciation, Accusation, Condemnation: He will put in our minds that we cannot do it, that people will not listen to us, that God won’t use us, that we are not good enough. 2) Defilement: He will tempt us and if he succeeded, he will use guilty to prevent us to testify. 3) Deception: He is a liar and will tell to us that people does not need God, that won’t be any difference if they listen or not, that people will think that you we a religious nut or that they will not talk to us again. 4) Distraction: He will do everything that gets our focus on non-eternal things.

How can we fight the spiritual warfare?

First we need to acknowledge that we are the Church because Jesus defeated Satan and his devils at the cross and that victory is ours. Second, spiritual warfare is a battle that can only be won if we are on our knees. Therefore, pray is vital if we want to succeed reaching others for Christ. Third, the Word of God empowers us with all we need to defeat the devil. Reading the bible, meditating on it, learning and memorizing verses, it is all important to respond and rebuke the devil effectively.

Spiritual warfare is real, can be intense and even dangerous but if we are willing to pay the price, we will see the glory of God bringing souls to the Kingdom and we will give to our father what he loves the most, people.

2 Corinthians: 2:11: “in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are…...

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