Sunday, August 12, 2018

Reclaimed (Part 3)

II Corinthians 10:3-6
A “stronghold” is a mindsetthat causes us to accept as unchangeable situations that we know are contrary to the will of God.

II. Recognizing Strongholds Romans 7:14-23

·  Check your lifestyle1 Corinthians 15:33

·  Check attitudesEphesians 4:31-32
·  Check your relationshipsProverbs 22:24-25
·  The danger of compartmentalizationJeremiah 17:9
In order not to be affected by guiltor painwe separate our lives into compartments.
With compartmentalization I can do some things in secretso there’s no accountability.

III. Overcoming Strongholds  Ephesians 6:11-12

·  Acknowledgeyour weakness. 1 John 1:8

·  ConfessGod’s truth for your life. 1 John 1:9

·  DrawneartoGodJames 4:8a

·  Repent… Grieve over your sin. James 4:8b-10

·  Visualizeyour life alive to God and dead to sin.  2 Corinthians 5:17
·  Reclaim the victory over your sin. Galatians 2:20
·  Rebuildyour life. 2 Corinthians 10:5
Temporaryvictory leaving no defense leads to hopelessness!  Luke 11:24-26
Breakingan old habit without starting a new one is like weedinga garden but not planting anything in its place.  Emptyground grows weeds. 
·   Get a proper attitudetoward sin. Romans 12:9b
·  Surrender your completelife to God. Romans 12:1 -
·  Close the doorwhere Satan has been entering. Romans 6:6,11 
·  Study the Word of Godabout your weakness. Hebrews 4:12

·  Be filledwith God’s Spirit Galatians 5:16

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