If you feel like you are “always fighting and never winning”, then you are either using the wrong weapons, attacking the wrong enemy, or simply in the wrong war altogether.
Sexual sin is actually not something we are instructed to fight against; faith is what we are told to fight for. We are actually commanded to FLEE from sexual sin and lust in numerous places in scripture. But this segment is about engaging in the right fight: the good fight of faith.
Fight the Good Fight : 1 Timothy 6:11-12
11 But you, O man of God, flee from these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness. 12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made the good confession before many witnesses.
Often times we lose hope while we are in the process and the journey through the wilderness to the Promised Land’ causes us to lose heart and say ‘let’s just go back to Egypt’.
Fighting the good fight of faith is about holding onto the promise. It’s standing and making war for your family, for your spouse, for your marriage, for the testimony of Jesus to be made manifest through your life.
In this 10 minute set, I challenge you to DECLARE OUTLOUD your prayers, your war cry – whether you decide to dance against darkness, shout for the victory that is yours, cry out, or to advance His kingdom by force through exercising your faith… all which are Biblical by the way… this should be an intense session of your day.
- B – be still
- R – repent
- O – open
- K – king
- E – examine
- N – new song
- F – fight!