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Sunday, April 8, 2018

The Good Fight of Faith





Here is a short study on the warfare of faith and ways that our faith can be attacked or weakened both by our own flesh and the attack of the devil.
I apologize that this post is so late today. I should have gotten it done much sooner!
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1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

Faith is resting in Jesus Christ, but it is also a battle.

We war against our flesh when we exercise faith. From our flesh comes doubt, sin, fear, selfishness, pride, temptations, and hopelessness. These all will fight against faith.

We war against the devil to exercise faith. From the devil comes fear, doubt, temptations, deception, trickery, and lies.

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4 comments:

  1. My friend and I were just talking about this a few days ago. This war between our flesh and our faith. You have stated it well and brought out many good ways in which our flesh is trying to win the battle.

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    1. It's a continual battle isn't it? This was partly inspired by an ongoing conversation I've had with a friend over the last week. One of these days our faith will be made sight and this will be finally done! :-)

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  2. This is often my battle: "When we fall into hopelessness, we stop living by faith. The two cannot work together. While it is not a loss of salvation, it is a loss of moving forward and acting by faith." Thanks for encouraging us to stand firm.

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    1. Lisa, I'm so glad you were encouraged! Thanks for reading and commenting. We all have our battles in faith. Thank the Lord He never fails.

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