On Guard! Fighting and Winning the Spiritual Battle!

And be renewed in the Spirit of your mind

How do we as believers stay on guard, in this battle against spiritual forces? We have our sword at the ready! We are able to discern truth from error. In a split second of understanding God helps us bring his Word up to our memory and be on GUARD!

The definition of the renewed mind is: To put the Word of God in mind and act accordingly.

This is how you renew your mind. Memorize!! Memorize!! Memorize!! Supporting Godly Women is here to emphasis the HOW of doing the Word.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God.

This post is part 1 of a 2 parts, of a list of verses to retain in your memory. How did Jesus Christ defeat the Devil in the wilderness? With “IT IS WRITTEN”, this is how we do it too! (Luke 4)

Here are the first 15 Retemories dealing in 3 Major Areas:

Actions, Attitudes, and Emotions

Actions:

1. Fellowship with Darkness:

II Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

2. Resentment of Discipline:

Romans 13:1,2 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

Proverbs 8:33 Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

3. Slothful (Waste Time):

Romans 12:11 Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord.

4. Stealing:

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

5. Without Natural Affection:

Romans 1:26, 27 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:27And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

I Corinthians 7:2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Attitudes:

6. Condemnation

Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

7. Hardheartedness

Ephesians 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

Hebrews 3:8 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

8. Lustful

Galatians 5:16,17 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

9. Unforgiving

Ephesians 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

10. Unthankful

Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

Emotions:

11. Anger

Psalms 37:8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

Proverbs 16:32 He that is] slow to anger [is] better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

12. Covetousness

Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

Luke 12:15 And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

13. Pride

1 John 2:16 For all that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

14. Unholy

Ephesians 1:4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

15. Unkindness

Ephesians 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

Print this list, click on the links of verses provided and look at all the contexts of each verse, but most importantly put each one in your mind by memorization. You will win the battle in all of these areas! On Guard!

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