DAY 120: A DEFEATED ENEMY (Colossians 2:15)Submit to God, and the Devil will Flee from You-James 4:7
Good Morning, my brothers and sisters in Christ.
Jared led a devotional at JPCE Spiritual Talk, discussing various biblical verses and themes. He emphasized the defeat of spiritual enemies through Christ's victory, the importance of trusting in this victory and resisting Satan's lies. The discussion was to continue after the reading.
Morning Devotional 0:00
Jared led the morning devotional, starting with a reading from Colossians 2:15. He invited everyone to pray, naming the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit. Jared also asked for the Lord's help in understanding and applying the teachings from the scripture. He further emphasized the importance of seeking spiritual life and mentioned the Lord's faithfulness. The discussion was to continue after the reading.
Christ's Victory Over Principalities 1:29
He emphasized that the responsibility of Christians is to trust in the victory achieved by Christ and daily resist Satan with the truth of his defeat. Instead, Christians should apply Christ's victory in every aspect of life and share the gospel message with others. He concluded that the resurrection defeated all principalities and powers.
Spiritual Debt and Abraham's Virtues 5:48
Jared discussed several biblical verses, focusing on the idea of being a child of Abraham and the concept of spiritual debt. He emphasized that being a child of Abraham is about blood relation and sharing his virtues. Jared highlighted that the Jews, who believed they were saved because they were descendants of Abraham, were mistaken. He argued that Jesus taught everyone has a spiritual debt and needs to repent or face punishment.
Importance of Prayer and Watchfulness 9:38
Jared also highlighted the importance of prayer and watchfulness and acknowledged the ongoing battle against evil forces that Christians must face until Christ's return.
Biblical Prophecy and Spiritual Warfare 13:12
Jared discussed various biblical passages, emphasizing the defeat of spiritual enemies. He touched upon Satan's fall from heaven and the ongoing battle between good and evil. He also mentioned the prophecy of the days of Noah, where violence was rampant, and connected it to the present-day world, indicating that we are approaching the end of the age. Jared suggested that they might study Matthew 24 and Genesis 6 further in the evening, recognizing the parallels between the violence in Noah's time and the current state of the world.
Faith, Prayer, and Love: Encouraging Listeners to Act on Their Beliefs 18:37
He referenced the Jews' rejection of God's word and encouraged the listeners to act on their faith. Jared also led a prayer, emphasizing the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit's guidance and peace. Towards the end of the meeting, he expressed his love for the listeners and encouraged them to never hold back from sharing the message.
In Christ, Jared W. Campbell
“The Lord bless you and keep you;
25 The Lord make His face shine upon you,
And be gracious to you;
26 The Lord [a]lift up His countenance upon you,
And give you peace.” ’
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