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The Weapons of Authority

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD
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April 24, 2022 8:00 am

The Weapons of Authority

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD

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Dr. Tony Evans is your only hope to defeat the devil is to suit up with God's. You must learn to dress for success. This is the alternative with Dr. Tony Evans on her speaker, pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas Texas and president of the urban alternative driven to said spiritual temptation in opposition can't be avoided, but they can be overcome today.

He'll tell us about the biblical survival gear that helps us attack our problems at the real root.

Let's join him. God you angels sing right now is not your problem that you may not have. You have been finding people when we all been fighting angels all this concern in Ephesians chapter 6 that we understand the tool authority wants to get us back to the sauce. He wants us to understand what is the call of our greatest dilemma greatest issue and greatest problem speak you wrestle not against flesh and blood.

You wrestle against the principalities and the power that it you can use tools you must, you are God that we do not look on the scene on the scene with me sauce in our earthly room. This coming is so crafty. It's called the wiles of the devil is called the schemes of the devil. He is coming.

He had on the ground mind that you don't know what they are and step on them suddenly explode and what does God want you to bill you want you two words stand firm.

He want you stand for.

Stand firm in every sermon I preached up to this point he want to stand firm stand firm in campground one. That's the problem I want Marie to the principalities and powers stand like a football team to anymore points stand. Doing what I want. Three have already been called on to the already conquered the budget is trying to spiritual blessings.

We already have. God bless you today today not Ephesians chapter 1 verse three Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Christ you have already blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places. Everything God is able to do for you. He's already done so you going out trying to find lessons. That means you already borrow money if you don't have $1 million in your bank account. Why don't you have a dollar if you are making some of us to walk around like spiritual part was when Jesus Christ credited our account with all the power of the heavenly because we don't understand the victory of Christ and understand our position in Christ we can stand firm, because we don't know. Marie already for why because of the evil day. He calls it verse 13, that you may be able to resist in the evil day, what evil day. That is the day when your number comes up every Christian in here have a number that is a number when Satan unleashed hell after you. You have a good day today could enjoy it because tomorrow may be the evil day estimate the Job you think about the evil day when God let Satan come after him when his whole world fell apart. There is coming a day when Satan even at the permission of God in order to win the angelic conflict will Satan give you an evil day job like Joe stand firm for good and it felt good job career say though is that we slightly stood firm. He did not let Satan spot what God said that you be the armor of God to stand firm in the big three that are already the one that's what we spent so much time giving thanks. We want to thank God for the victory to remind ourselves we have one look like. Stand firm when the hell so now he moves from the need for the month to the nature of the month and gives six names of the 14 stand firm therefore, having your loins with truth.

The truth about what if you going to dress up in Jesus tomorrow morning. You don't have to wait that long ago dropped in Jesus, you need about truth, not Roman soldier had this long to make that flow down to the ground, but when it came time to find he couldn't really know what that thing he would talk that thing up underneath his belt so he would have mobility but don't have loops on it which would carry his sword. For example, which would carry some clips so we can connect his breastplate into it.

It was the little piece because everything else can do with everything else hung on his belly could wear breastplate if he didn't have his belly could carry a sword should have his belly could hold everything together to stand firm hold on God's ground that Satan is trying to take from you is trying to take your joy is trying to take your family.

She's trying to take you meaning she's trying to take your purpose is trying to take your future trying to take it like he's trying to take all that to God that if you just get dressed and stopped on the Christian life. He will be able to type stuff anymore with me. The first thing that I have on is your belt second beat Obama, having put on the breastplate of righteousness.

Now what in the breastplate cover coverage.

A chest into the belt and it covered the Chester start with truth when you move to the heart. The Bible says set your mind on things above, when Christ is first Corinthians 521 says that Christ is our righteousness will get dressed up in Christ to put on the breastplate of righteousness means to commit yourself to a holy life, righteousness predicated on "Tatian of righteousness that you receive when you receive Christ. When I think most Christians don't know what happened when I got saved. Most Christians only know he forgave my sin not only happen so when you got saved you here today and you know Jesus Christ as your personal savior.

Two things happen. Sin, but he gave you his righteousness as called imputation that is your account like just get up in the morning said just going to be righteous today. Back to human effort, righteous today what actions Christ is not action Christ with Christ all you get lost in Christ, and Christ will love it. Just want to try and reject the no ring like we had. We all week Eagles hang around with turkeys. And because we know we also get up today. Standard governs my life based on your thank you. I am righteousness like what I got up and put on your breastplate, because if you don't you will have an environment where demons can foster demons can always foster an environment of unrighteousness that is their environment. So if you're in an environment of unrighteousness.

They can foster that's why the Bible says grieve not the Holy Spirit because the Holy Spirit can keep the demons football strength in this arena because he can apply and have applied for the righteousness of Christ. Anything that God doesn't want you to have only because it is not good for teenagers. Anything that God says don't do it because he doesn't want to have fun because that particular thing about the which is why the Bible says will the Lord loveth he disciplines don't do this don't do that all good so dress up in the morning with the righteousness of Christ.

Lord I thank you that you have already made me righteous, let me live up to what I already know what we don't do this today and we don't do that today but thank you already give me victory over this already.

Give me victory over that just dressed up with Christ.

Thirdly, the gospel of peace. Notice what he says. He says in verse 15, having already shot your feet with the preparation of the gospel which gives pace gospel of peace know the Bible says don't you. The Bible says Jesus is our PC Ephesians 214.

Christ is our peace so we, get dressed up in Jesus again.

Christ is our peace, Roman soldier wore shoes with clicks on why sure footed mess. That's why sure footed mess was being able to move about to march forward without slip and slide some of the byline slip and slide the James Brown slip and slide again and again with clicks on the bottom a lot shoes show mess that's what you mean by pattern you will show the gospel of peace when you're on truth and righteousness of God.

Will God in your hearts, there is the peace with God and the peace of God. Many of us want the people of God do like the feeling of peace before we understood the peace with God. Peace with God mean that God is now on your side swimming when you're not a Christian, God is not on your side on your side of Christ that will is on your side, but will you please with that with the monuments I thank you God stop in front of me. You all when it happens but peace… Feeling of peace you want will begin the takeover because you started with the understanding that today as you go this week that you face and you will think these wicked family members basis.

We get jobs that God is all you don't need the popular drink that Joe said is all Dr. Evans will have more tools God gives us for our spiritual defense in triumph. When returns are just a moment but first I want to let you know that today's lesson is part of Tony's 12 message audio series called spiritual warfare.

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Again, visit or call one 800 832, 22, where resource team members are standing by around-the-clock to assist with your request. I'll have that information for you again after part two of today's lesson and this was my first time meeting Jesus Wednesday after studying theology Tony Evans training center by renowned theologian Dr. Tony Evans. These online courses feature controlling and exclusive video Antonio teaching interactive scripture based curriculum you can access online or through the mobile app sign up now. Tony is training Dr. Evans and exploring the kingdom anytime, anywhere. Tony Donnelly matched the shield shield shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the bottle and have a huge think it would even come upon the body of this would line up body to body and they will all be covered so broad that it cover the whole group will say why must you take it. The other three dressed up and everything all the time, but this when you pick up that you needed what is been the thing that you're picking up the things the protective everything Satan ever will throw action is acting on the truth that you said you believe believe in the belt of truth that you needed best shield of faith, the shield of faith is when you take the truth that you demand on Sunday and you walked out on Monday. Just look at the battle of Jericho got notice of the heavy enemy out here but I tell you what I want to walk around this thing you want to date seven. Table 71 around seven times got that and I'm thinking about. I will fight the battle for you that I would make sense absolutely to couple things about walkaround. This will look like a fool. One is embarrassed sometimes to do with God's way downright embarrassed to be embarrassed, likable name and got only mix if you want to clean the leprosy goal dip in the Jordan River 730 over that you want me to go On me all the soldiers watching meet and get seven barracks and sometimes God will protect you with what is downright embarrassed. Can you imagine what went well Jericho with the Army of Jericho looking down dangerous dangerous to do that and sometimes difficult but you said one American miracle you can only miracle on the truth is that you believe you do everything all the time and I think that God will went with a couple of counseling the other day and have the marriage me to sit on those will be hard to do. Just trust me based on what God came back to me if just doing a little bit brought this much impact on what the Bible is sometimes the borrower.nothing but emerald with Satan wants to shoot fiery darts at us with 345 think the time knowing if we focus on one against one another. Another happy days like that you all over the place, chop job, but she so what you know God will be out there with those of the arrows with black ongoing all God's will, you can maybe get one thing. But you have 20 think that you will block the other 19 angels of God will come up and down Jesus Christ, wearing last. Next helmet almost from the helmet of salvation with Alzheimer's. Why because you lose your mind. Your mind no longer works and what happens when you lose your ability to process thoughts you lose your ability to live life see when the mind goes, everything installs football players wear the helmet in order to absorb the shock of the helmet of salvation. Salvation. When you update your position in Christ and simply take we got only Christian well with me. This is a high doing not good in Christ become my salvation. All of this problem. My circumstances from my but not from circumstantial Spain become.become God can't be God's will put on you know what I'm blessed to hear about open, I'm saying the helmet of salvation is something that can absorb the blow helmets as well.

Thank you. You mess with me right now. The thing about my position in Christ opposition Christ for that. I can handle is not visually do all things through Christ who strengthens mix my position in Christ said that you 24, 25 to him who is able to keep me from falling from opposition Christ. 20 289 for that even though I don't everything we see Jesus we see Jesus begin to focus on Jesus Christ what you doing to make people like you wanted the neighborhood, pick up my helmet and absorb what you thought happy right now, nurse can't get my helmet and absorb the school react. The helmet said that you have self-control in patients helmets.

If you have an helmet. Finally, word of God and take the helmet of salvation and take the thought of the spirit which is the word of God is not a solid sword and dagger sort this thing about 10 inches long. You like point shot on both sides country coming and going word God is sharper than any two-edged sword, Hebrews 412 says it is God. It will slice the enemy control refers to the body of God's truth. The Scriptures refers to the use of the bag one deal with the body. The other deal with it its use. Many of us walked the church every Sunday with the Bible we just never get around to using the Bible that we carry. You can own a Bible factory and never become a sword, you can have Bible sit on the coffee table on your mantelpiece by your bed and it never becomes a sword and it never cuts the devil and half this is the word lame. It has to do with that which is the player.

Satan tried to attack Jesus said man shall not live by word of no real Bob saw the word of God that open up the red sea. Jesus did not die along with the devil. Leave me alone.

Devil got my back conversation with the devil. Have you read any written the Bible by belief about something. "Like the word of God. God God word you hear preached you Dr. 2011 presenting God's provision for spiritual victory in our lives, and he'll be back in a moment with a final question and challenge for each of us first so don't forget would like to send you a copy of Tony's current 12 lesson audio collection on spiritual warfare along with your choice of one of two of his companion books on the topic. There are gift to you.

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