Grace Bible Church
Deacon Rick Bettez
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
GAL 5:17 For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh.
PSA 51:5 Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.
Luke 9:23 Jesus said if anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, (Airo) take up his cross daily & follow me.
1Cor 9:26-27 I run this Christian race with aim & purpose, I do not waste energy or time punching at nothing. I make my OSN a slave to BD.
Our Lord has told us this burden will be a light affliction. His harness that we voluntarily put on is offered in love, and we profit from it!
MAT 11:29 TLJC tells us if we want to take on His mind we can learn, grow and find rest. The cosmic yoke is heavy and unforgiving.
1TH 2:12 So that you walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.
EPH 4:1 Walk in a manner worthy of your calling.
EPH 5:8 Walk as children of Light.
COL 2:6 You have received Christ, so walk in Him.
PHI 1:27 Conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Stand firm & strive together.
COL 1:10 Walk in a manner worthy of the Lord to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work, increasing in knowledge.
1JO 2:6 The one who says he abides in Him, ought to walk in the same manner as He walked.
Galatians chapter 4 teaches us that we are born into Royalty & blessings once we are born again and saved.
Christian soldier needs a mind-set void of worldly chatter & human opinion. It needs firm reliance on BD.
Phil 2:3 Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with HUMILITY OF MIND, let each of you regard one another as more important than himself.
If you know your enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.
All warfare is based upon deception.
Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.
He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.
If you are far from the enemy make him believe you are near.
Seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you. Give them instructions and care for them. Thus double agents are recruited and used.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Satan has had 3 prime targets for many years now, Western culture, Christian theology, traditional morals.
The damage to these 3 areas of man-
kind has set the table for a cosmicsecular
religion to come to the forefront
J. Stalin’s 7 points to destroy U.S.A.
1) Discredit Christianity using philosophy, cults or mysticism.
2) Destroy the institution
3) In the realm of cultureart cultivate
the ugly, futuristic & unlawful.
4) Create unrest among the working
classes (class warfare).
5) Advocate StateGov ownership of
property & business.
6) Remove the need for US gold and
move toward foreign currency.
7) Undermine patriotic thinking &
develop an international thought
process within the culture
GAL 5:16, Walk by means of the Holy Spirit.
MAT 11:29-30 Accept My harness, carry the adversity that comes with being My property, you will gain great wisdom, its (Chrestos) profitable & produces virtuous good now into eternity.