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27 Sept 2017-WINNNING POSITION-Warfare Series-Rev. George Varughese

WINNNING POSITION

“Ours is a winning battle, won by how we stand.” Rev. George Varughese

“Though our battle is a winning battle, its the way we stand that determines our victory” Rev. George Varughese

Warfare Series

Ephesians 6:13

13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Ephesians 6:13

1. BATTLE GEAR

2. BATTLE AMMUNITION

3. BATTLE POSITION

(a) Being equipped by the warfare uniform / gear in the physical

(b) Being equipped by the warfare uniform / gear in the spirit

  • not parts but full armour
  •  purpose: to withstand in the day of warfare / battle
  •  to be fully engaged and to stand

PART A: PARTS DIAGRAM 

  • 14 Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; Ephesians 6:14-16 (NKJV)
  • 14 Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 [a]in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:14-16 (NASB)
  • (i) Upper Body
    • HEAD > Helmet > Salvation [defensive] > phylactery 
  •  (ii) Middle Body
    • CHEST > Breastplate > Righteousness [defensive]
    • ARM > Sword > Conviction / the word of God [offensive] – core belief
    • ARM > Shield > Faith > quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one [offensive]
  • (iii) Lower Body
    • WAIST > BeltTruth [defensive]
    • FEET > BootPeacethe preparation of the gospel of peace [offensive]

PART B: FUNCTION DIAGRAM 

  • (i) Upper Body
    • HEAD
      • cognitive truth
      • Idea conception
      • Drawing Board / Crucible of Strategy
  •  (ii) Middle Body
    • CHEST & ARM
      • -God’s revealed truth
      • protects the Heart
      • control centre
      • nucleus of operation
  • (iii) Lower Body
    • WAIST & FEET
      • the implementor

 

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