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A Time to Stand

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September 22, 2019
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Power Point with Jack Graham

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A Time to Stand

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  • Now take your Bibles and turn to Ephesians chapter 6... Verse
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  • 10: 10) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of
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  • his might. 11) Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be
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  • able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12) For we
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  • do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers,
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  • against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this
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  • present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the
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  • heavenly places. There is an invisible, unseen war all around
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  • us, and these are dangerous and perilous times. We all recognize
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  • that beyond the physical world there is a satanic conspiracy, a
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  • spiritual war and battle. That's what Paul is talking about
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  • here... this... this battle of the ages that is raging and more
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  • and more we are seeing the impact of spiritual warfare in
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  • our own lives, our families, and so we need to be prepared.
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  • Therefore verse 13 says: 13) Take up the whole armor of God,
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  • that you may be able to withstand... withstand in the
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  • evil day (these evil days, these final days) and having done all,
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  • to stand firm. This is a time to stand! Just when you think
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  • you've seen it all, there's something else that explodes in
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  • the world... another bombing, another terrorist attack,
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  • another beheading. And even in the underbelly of society and
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  • culture the implosion... not just the explosion of terrorism,
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  • but the implosion of a culture that is denying God. Our faith,
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  • our families, our future, our very way of life is under
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  • attack! Under attack from the secularists and the infidels and
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  • info-hells who deny Christ! It's all happening and it's happening
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  • now! Just about the time you think, "I thought I would never
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  • see the day when...", you fill in the blank. That "when" is
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  • now! And we must ever be alive and alert and awake for the
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  • times, they are dangerous and they are perilous! Bob Dillon
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  • sang back in the sixties... It was our generation, many of
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  • us... "The times, they are a changin'." And they've been a
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  • changin' and they are ever changing! And it's not good! Now
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  • the Apostle Paul spoke of the "evil day" here in this passage.
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  • What kind of evil day is he talking about? Well in 2 Timothy
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  • chapter 3. (you might want to turn there with me), it's like
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  • reading the newspaper or the Internet. Verse 1:[2 Timothy
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  • 3:1-5 "Understand this, that in the Last Days there will be
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  • times of difficulty. Dangerous times for people (Look at
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  • this...) will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud,
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  • arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful,
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  • unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without
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  • self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless,
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  • swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of
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  • God! (Are you getting depressed yet?) Having the appearance of
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  • godliness but denying its power!" I was just reading an
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  • article and I forwarded it on my Twitter feed today. A New York
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  • Times article suggesting that one of the political parties...
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  • I'll not name the particular party because frankly what I'm
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  • about to tell you applies to both political parties. But one
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  • political party who's been losing some elections lately, it
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  • was suggested that some of their candidates who are atheistic and
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  • secularist... especially their young candidates... needed to
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  • quote "fake" religion! If they intend to be electable, they
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  • needed to profess some kind ... and the words "fake religion".
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  • You've heard about fake news! Now we've got fake religion! So
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  • what these candidates are counseled to do is fake religion
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  • in order to gain votes! And, again, there's enough of that in
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  • both parties in the political system to go around! And enough
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  • in the world and in our country! Fake religion! That's what he's
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  • talking about here! "Having a form of godliness but denying
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  • it's power." And he goes on to say, "Avoid such people." Not
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  • just don't vote for them. "Avoid such people." Verse 6: "For some
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  • of them are those who creep into households (They are creeping
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  • now through the Internet, through media, so on and so
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  • forth.) "capturing weak women (and weak men, I might add),
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  • burdened with sins and led astray by various passions,
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  • always learning... (See if this doesn't describe our culture)
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  • always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the
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  • truth." No wonder Paul called it in Ephesians chapter 6 "the evil
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  • day"! And none of this should surprise us. The Bible tells us
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  • this is what will happen in the final hours of history. This is
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  • what will happen in the evil days. None of these things
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  • surprise God, and they should not surprise you as a believer.
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  • But this is a spiritual battle. In fact, the Scripture says...
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  • Jesus our Lord said, [Luke 21:28] "When these things start
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  • to happen, look up for your redemption is nearing... is
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  • drawing near." Don't be afraid. There's no need to be afraid if
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  • you're a Christian. Now if you're not a Christian, be very
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  • afraid. But if you are a believer in the Lord Jesus
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  • Christ, there is no fear of Satan, no fear of sickness, no
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  • fear of sudden disaster. We know that our God can be trusted. We
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  • know that He is faithful. We know our Bibles and we have read
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  • the end of the story! And we know because we've read the end
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  • of the story, we win! That our victory is already won in
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  • Christ! Yes, there are twists and turns and drama in the story
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  • that God is writing in our lives. Twists and turns in the
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  • plot; surprises. There are triumphs and tears. But we know
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  • we cannot lose! [Romans 8:37] "We are more than conquerors
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  • through our Lord Jesus Christ." [Jeremiah 31:3] "God loves you
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  • with an everlasting love." [2 Thessalonians 3:3] "He
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  • strengthens you against all the works of the enemy." We are not
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  • hopeless, hapless victims! We are strengthened by the power of
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  • God! [Romans 8:39] "Nothing will separate us from the love of God
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  • that is in Jesus Christ". And yes, because we know the end of
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  • the story, we know that we will live happily ever after in
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  • Jesus' name! It's true! [applause] Fact, not fiction!
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  • Good news! And in the meantime because there's no need for
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  • fear, we are to stand! That's the command of the
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  • Commander-in-Chief... A time to stand! How so? Number one, stand
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  • up... stand up. This means you have to show up, because many
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  • Christians, as I noted, are AWOL... missing in action. The
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  • Christian life... it's been said many times, many different
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  • ways... is not a playground; it s a battleground. And therefore
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  • we are to be in the battle every single day! There was a group of
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  • Israelites on their way to the Promised Land and they decided
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  • that they'd had enough fighting. You know, sometimes you just
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  • want to stop the fighting and enjoy. And I'm not saying
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  • there's not great joy and happiness in the Christian life.
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  • We know there is! But in the midst of our joy we know there
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  • are battles to be fought and won. And there were a group of
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  • Israelites... they were on their way to the land of promise and
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  • they were fighting all these obstacles and this opposition in
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  • order to claim the land, and some of them were tired of
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  • fighting. They wanted to just settle down and get a rocking
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  • chair and forget about the fight. So they went to Moses and
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  • said, "Just give us our land. We've come far enough. We've
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  • fought enough. Just give us our land! We want our land, the land
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  • that is given to us and let the others fight. We're staying
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  • here." And you know what Moses said? Moses said, "Okay, you can
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  • do that. You can go to your land, you can sit down and enjoy
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  • the land. [Numbers 32:23] "But be sure your sin will find you
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  • out." Now we quote that verse a lot. We quote it to our kids,
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  • you know. "Be sure your sin will find you out." But much more
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  • seriously maybe we talk about that verse when someone is
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  • living in adultery and thinking they're getting by with secret
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  • sin, and yet the Scripture says, "Be sure your sin will find you
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  • out." Your sin will chase you down and find you out." That's
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  • true! But the sin mentioned here by Moses in Deuteronomy... it
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  • wasn't the sin of immorality. It wasn't that sin. You know what
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  • sin it was? It was the sin of enjoying blessing while your
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  • brothers and sisters were in battle.... engaged in battles.
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  • He said, "Okay, go ahead. Take a seat, but be sure your sin will
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  • find you out." You cannot stand down while your brothers and
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  • sisters are fighting the good fight of faith! Be in the
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  • battle! Be in the fight! You say, "Well, I'm not into
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  • fighting; I'm a lover not a fighter." Well, let me show you
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  • something. In order to stand up... if you're going to stand
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  • up and fight this good fight of faith, and repel the generation.
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  • And remember, it's an evil day. All this thing is coming against
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  • us. We're in this battle. What do we need to do? We need to
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  • stand under. Not only to stand up, but to stand under. Back to
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  • Ephesians chapter 6. He begins talking there about the armor of
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  • God. He said, put on this armor! Get under the armor of God. He
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  • mentions each piece of the armor. The belt of truth, and
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  • the breastplate of righteousness, the shoes of the
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  • Gospel of peace, the sword of the Spirit, the helmet of
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  • salvation." You say, "Well, I'd put on all the armor but I can't
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  • remember it all!" Well, memorize it but here's really the only
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  • thing you need to remember about the armor of God. Here's the one
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  • thing you need to remember about the armor of God. Here's what it
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  • is: It's putting on the Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 13 [Romans
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  • 13:14] says "Put on the Lord Jesus Christ." And here's what I
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  • mean by that:
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  • When the scripture says put on the belt of truth, Jesus said in
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  • John 14 [John 14:6], "I am the way, the truth and the life, and
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  • no one comes to the Father except by Me." Jesus is our
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  • truth! The breastplate of righteousness. Second
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  • Corinthians 5:21, "For our sake He who knew no sin was made sin
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  • for us that we might become the righteousness of God." He is our
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  • truth, He is our righteousness! The shoes of the Gospel of
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  • peace... Romans 5:1 "We have been justified by faith,
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  • therefore we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ."
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  • Christ is our peace, according to the scripture. The shield of
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  • faith deflecting the fiery darts of the enemy. Hebrews 12:2,
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  • "Looking unto Jesus, the founder, the author, profector
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  • of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured
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  • the cross, despising the shame, and is now seated at the right
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  • hand of the throne of God." He is our faith; He is the shield
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  • of faith! Our salvation, the helmet of salvation. What is it?
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  • Acts 4:12: "And there is salvation in no one else. For
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  • there is no other name under heaven given among men by which
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  • we must be saved." There is many names of salvation, names of
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  • religious leaders, but only one name... one name, the name of
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  • Jesus saves! Only Jesus gives salvation and eternal life. He
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  • is our salvation! So there's the armor of God!
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  • [applause] There it is! You want to stand up? Then stand in!
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  • Stand under the authority and the sufficiency of Jesus Christ!
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  • For by His cross we have been made victorious. And the reason
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  • that some are losing in the physical realm ... pull up a
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  • chair and listen... the reason that so many Christians are
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  • defeated and living below... outside of their victory in
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  • Jesus is because in the physical realm they're not suiting up in
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  • the spiritual realm. You're not putting on the Lord Jesus Christ
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  • and living under His authority and in His sufficiency. The
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  • reason you're losing is because you're not letting Jesus have
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  • His rightful place of authority and power and victory on the
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  • throne of your life. Jesus, You are our victory! And we stand
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  • when we are under Him... under His protection and in His
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  • provision. And if you are tired of living a defeated Christian
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  • life... if you're tired of losing to sin... temptation and
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  • sin... if you are tired of being overcome, start living and
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  • claiming your victory in Jesus every single day!
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  • [Music]
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  • There's more to life than what we see. Beyond the physical
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  • world there's an entire spiritual realm that surrounds
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  • us. Subconsciously we know it, we feel it. Whether we think
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  • about it or whether we ignore it altogether, there really is a
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  • supernatural world out there. It is part of the invisible world
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  • that God has created. Invisible does not mean irrelevant or
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  • unimportant, to the contrary, some of the most important
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  • dynamics of our lives take place in the supernatural. After all,
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  • we're not human beings living in a spiritual world, we are
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  • spiritual, eternal beings living in a physical world. There are
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  • questions, real questions about the world out there, beyond us
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  • that we really want to know, what is the answer? That's why I
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  • want to help equip you by sending you the CD series
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  • INVISIBLE. This revealing 10-message series will open a
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  • window of understanding into the unseen realities of angels,
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  • demons, heaven, hell and other spiritual forces that are
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  • invisible yet affect us every single day. You really need to
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  • get this series because getting a glimpse of the invisible, the
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  • unseen world will forever change your perspective on how you live
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  • in this world and yet live in the spiritual world. It will
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  • change your life!
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  • Thirdly, stand down. Really it's seen in verse
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  • 18 of Ephesians 6. Are you still looking at it? After putting on
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  • the armor of God: 18) praying at all times in the Spirit, with
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  • all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all
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  • perseverance... You want to keep on keeping on? keep persevering
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  • and keep praying. 18) ... making supplication for all the saints.
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  • Therefore, if you want to stand up, stand under and stand down.
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  • Get on your knees! Get on your face, because the way up is
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  • down. It's to go down, to look up to the Lord Jesus Christ and
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  • looking up to Him in prayer. And did you know that prayer is
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  • warfare? Spiritual warfare? Warfare prayer means that prayer
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  • is not just preparing for battle, prayer is the battle!
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  • The Bible speaks of wrestling in prayer. Prevailing prayer,
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  • persevering prayer is the strongest kind of praying. It's
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  • militant praying! It's mighty praying! It's the kind of prayer
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  • that advances the Gospel, engages the enemy. And when we
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  • pray, Satan has to flee. Samuel Chadwick wrote these words: "The
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  • one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He
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  • fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, and
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  • prayerless religion! He laughs at our toil, mocks our wisdom,
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  • but trembles when we pray!" You want to stand up? You want to
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  • stand in these times? Then stand down! Stand down... in prayer,
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  • but then stand out! Look at verses 19 and 20: 19) and also
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  • for me... (Paul said, "Now pray for me." Why?) that words may be
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  • given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery
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  • of the gospel, 20) for which I am an ambassador in chains, that
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  • I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak. My goodness!
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  • What a man, what a missionary, the Apostle Paul! An ambassador
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  • for Christ! We're all to be ambassadors and to proclaim the
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  • gospel of Jesus Christ. And Paul is saying, while you're praying,
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  • pray for me. While you're praying spiritual warfare kind
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  • of praying, pray for the preacher! Pray for me! Pray for
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  • our pastors! Are you praying for people that are in the battle,
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  • fighting the good fight of faith for the Lord Jesus Christ? So
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  • often Christians are shooting their own wounded rather than
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  • praying them up in the name of Jesus! And so he said stand out.
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  • Paul pray to do what? "I'm in chains. Pray that the message
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  • won't be chained. Pray that I'll boldly proclaim the gospel."
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  • Nothing can stop a man like that! A woman who is undaunted
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  • and unheeded for the gospel of Christ! Take an honest,
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  • transparent stand for Christ! Be a testimony for Jesus. Be a
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  • convictional Christian. And then stand with. You want in our time
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  • stand with. Just briefly. Stand with God's people. He says,
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  • verse 18: "to make (prayer) supplications for all the
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  • saints." He speaks of the saints there. All of us who are saints
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  • are soldiers as well, and we need to be together. Thus God
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  • has given us the church, not as an audience. If you think that
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  • church is an audience, you got it wrong! The church is not to
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  • be an audience; we are an army advancing the kingdom of God!
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  • "Onward, Christian Soldier!" And therefore we need one another.
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  • It's when a person... a Christian gets alienated...
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  • isolated that they get in trouble. You need to be in the
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  • army now! Stand with your brothers and sisters in Christ.
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  • There's a Zambian proverb that says, "Run alone and you run
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  • faster. Run together and you run farther." I want to run farther,
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  • don't you? I want to keep going and persevering. And that means
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  • I need you and you need me. Let's stand with our brothers
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  • and sisters in Christ. And then finally, stand by. You want to
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  • stand up? Stand in our time... Stand up... engage the enemy in
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  • the battle. Get engaged in spiritual warfare. Stand under
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  • the authority and the sufficiency of Christ by putting
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  • on the armor of God. Put on the Lord Jesus Christ. It means to
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  • stand down in all prayer, praying at all times with
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  • standing and warring in prayer. It means that we are to stand
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  • with the people of God and encourage and pray for one
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  • another, equip one another unto the good works, and we're to
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  • stand by because Jesus is coming soon. When He says these are the
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  • evil days, that's what tips us off. When days are evil like
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  • this, get ready for Jesus is coming. And therefore we ought
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  • to be motivated by the return of Christ to live godly lives. We
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  • are victors, and therefore, our eye is in the sky. There is a
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  • sense in which we are living for a land that is beyond us. When I
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  • go overseas... in particular I do this, even traveling in the
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  • United States. When I get on an airplane and I know I'm going
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  • several time zones over... especially when it's seven or
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  • eight of those, I go head... the first thing I do when I get on
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  • the airplane, This is kind of weird probably, but I do
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  • it every time. I set my clock forward to the time to where I'm
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  • going. In my mind I think it helps me get over jetlag a
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  • little faster and it helps me anticipate where I'm going, and
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  • I can keep up with it and I see where I'm going, I'm on my way,
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  • I set my time... I adjust my time to where I'm going. You
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  • know where this illustrations going, right? You need... we
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  • need to set our time on EST... Eternity Standard Time! Because
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  • that's where we're going! We are on our way to our victory in
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  • Jesus, because one day, and one day soon He's going to split the
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  • sky and He's coming with a voice, a shout, a battlecry... a
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  • victorious battlecry! [1 Thessalonians 4:16-18] "And the
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  • dead in Christ shall rise first. And then we who are alive and
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  • remain until the coming of the Lord, will be caught up together
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  • with them (the dead in Christ.) ... we will be caught up
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  • together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and
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  • so will we ever be with the Lord. Comfort one another with
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  • these words!" [applause] EST! Set your clock forward! Doesn't
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  • mean we don't do anything here and now. You know... you don't
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  • just wait for the Second Coming. We're engaged. We occupy as
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  • Jesus said until He comes. We're in spiritual battle, but we
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  • stand by because we know that one day, and one day soon we're
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  • going to be with Him and we'll be shouting the victory from
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  • here to eternity! Amen? You say, "Have you looked around? It
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  • looks like we're losing! It' looks like we're losing this
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  • battle, losing ground." I like what Woodrow Wilson, the
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  • president of the United States during the First World War... he
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  • said this, (it looked like the Americans and the Europeans were
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  • losing the fight against fascism) and he said this, "I
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  • would rather temporarily fail with a cause that will
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  • ultimately succeed, (freedom's cause in that case) than to
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  • temporarily succeed with a cause that will ultimately fail." We
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  • know that we will ultimately and eternally succeed! Our victory
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  • is in Jesus our Lord. [extended applause] It's a time... a time
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  • to stand! A time to stand! Come on church. It's a time to stand!
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  • Come on people! It's a time to stand! To stand up... stand up
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  • for the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen and amen!
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  • As it says in
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  • the scriptures, we do not wrestle against flesh and blood
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  • but against the rulers, against authorities, against cosmic
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  • powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual
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