Tearing Down Strongholds
August 20, 2017 Pastor: Jim Swaney Series: We Have This Treasure, a Journey Through 2 Corinthians
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 10
There are spiritual battles going on around us, whether we are aware of them or not.
3 We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. 4]We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human
reasoning and to destroy false arguments. 5 We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God. We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 (NLT)
How do you know that you even HAVE a stronghold in your life?
This takes discernment. You have figure out WHAT the false idea or value is, that runs against the teaching of God in the Bible…
Steps to Overcoming a Stronghold:
#1: You Have To Know Your _____________________!
“Greater is He [the Holy Spirit] who is in you, than he [Satan] who is in the world.” I John 4:4
#2: __________ and Seek God’s help.
“Put off your old self…and put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.” Ephesians 4:22, 24
#3: Speak and Declare the ___________.
#4: Let Your ______________ Catch Up To Your Faith.
Start to walk in victory, as an overcomer!
Good habits form the same way that bad habits form; by REPETITION!