Life is not always as we would choose it to be whether saved or not but as christians we are also aware of Satans schemes he cannot take us from Christ. John 10 v 29 but he does try to destroy our faith and walk
Ephesus a culture with similarities to the world today see any ?
the enemy the same.
Ephesians - our standing in Christ what has been done for us .
Instructions on how to be to each other , as men and women and children . To live in righteousness and unity in the faith. Our battle is not against each other . It’s spiritual .
We are ambassadors for Christ to bring the message of reconciliation and peace with God to the lost .
Finally to stand in these truths of who we are in Christ
David when faced with Goliaths insults and threats knew Gods faithful love and power so knew his ability to defeat the enemy .
Picture of bouncy castle and trying to stand while fighting with swords .
Question. What are you standing on .
Jesus. Luke 6 v 4
Moses. Deut. 32 v 3-4
Hannah 1 Sam. 2 v 1-2
David Psalm. 18. v 1-3
40 v 1-2
Isaiah Isaiah. 26 v 3-4
God is a rock solid , unshakable , ever present , merciful faithful foundation on which to build our lives on which to stand on
What is the foundation to your life ?
what do you stand on in trouble ?
Are you standing on the Rock eternal Is Jesus the Cornerstone the sure foundation on which you build ?
Is your life anchored on the solid unshakable protective all merciful love of God our Father through Christ our one and only Saviour . ?
Are you fully persuaded or wavering .?
Who do you trust to stand with you when you wobble ? Do you stand with other when they wobble ?
Other scripture I used ;
Micah 7 v 8
Psalm. 42 v 5
144 v 1-2