By Jim Durkin The command of Jesus is twofold, firstly, worship God in spirit and truth, and be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ by allowing God to work in us so thoroughly that we are transformed. Secondly, God calls us to world evangelism. Both must take place simultaneously, and our spirits must be set on the fulfilment of these
By Jim Durkin Constant warfare is trying to prevent us from receiving what God wants to give us, and it is crucial to identify how God works in our lives to accomplish spiritual victory. We must learn to trust God because, through His infinite wisdom and knowledge, certain circumstances are designed so that we can be lifted up.Satan resists us in
by Jim Durkin How we perceive Jesus is what He will be to us. Hence if we see Jesus as our Saviour, that is all He will be to us. Satan creates a condition of constant spiritual warfare, causing the world to be shrewd, cunning, etc. However, God's will is ultimately fulfilled in every circumstance as He is in total control.
By Jim Durkin This world system is so inundated with Satanic that it continually propagates Satanic ideas, teachings and doctrines. Scripture says that in the last days, men will give heed to seducing spirits and demons' doctrines. This is a concerted plan for worldwide domination, and those who follow Satan's principles are prisoners; it is God's spirit that prevents this evil
by Jim Durkin We are encouraged to see things from God's point of view, with an eternal perspective. In Ephesians 6, we are asked to put on the full armour of God so that we might stand against the enemy. Satan operates in the spiritual realm. He is a spirit. He lives in the spiritual realm, we cannot see him, but
by Jim Durkin God has given us power over the enemy and blessed us with angelic protection, Luke 10:18-19, Psalm 91:13. We need to believe the Word of God and have faith until it becomes a divine reality in our hearts. We will not understand many things with just our minds, so we need the Word to be revealed by the
On several occasions in the Old Testament, God led His people into warfare. God’s purpose is for us is to accept His Word as truth as we are engaged in Spiritual warfare whether we know it or not. We are born into the kingdom of God, and therefore we need to be instructed in the Scriptures. We must grow in