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How to win Internal spiritual battles.............And Overcome Negative influences!

                                           Spiritual War!



I prophesy to you in the name of Jesus Christ that:
1. The forces of evil looses control over your life
2. The spirit of woman will not rule a man.
3. Neither will the spirit of a man over a woman.  
4. Spirit of lukewarmness (Hot in the morning, cold at night) is destroyed over you
5. The spirit of confusion is destroyed also in Jesus name.


Introduction:

Brethren, lets welcome the Holy Spirit afresh into our lives and remain grateful to God for His mercies upon our lives.  You should cultivate the habit of thanksgiving.  It is a seed that brings more grace unto your life.

I hope you know there is no coincidence in the realm of the spirit.  There is nothing that happens in life that was not planned by God or the agents of darkness.  the spirit that was not planned and executed by powers of darkness, which is why the spirit controls the physical.

It is for the same reason that men and women are seeking power...to have advance knowledge of things before they happen and be able to alter things in their favour.  Everything from misfortune to blessing was planned in the spirit realm before its execution, which is why men and women are seeking power from Satan, to have advanced information of things to come and be able to change, alter of stop it.

The Spirit world is Real:
I will try to explain this picture, which will always puzzle an ignorant person.  This picture is exactly how each person is structured in the realm of the spirit, until he receives deliverance, casting out the contrary spirit and the Spirit of God takes over.  

You have the Spirit of God and the forces of darkness contending for the souls of men from within the inside. The forces of good and the forces of evil.  You have the spirit of a man and the spirit of a woman, the spirit of light and darkness.  You have living inside of you the Spirit of the Lord and the Flesh.

This is the reason why you can see a man dressed like a woman with high heel shoe and heavy make-up.  That's the spirit that is controlling him. You see a woman dressed, walking and talking like a man, saying what a man can do, a woman can do also...that's the spirit controlling her - the spirit of a man.  She does not see herself as a woman, except for her female organs.

When the spirit of a woman is controlling a man, you will notice that man will be thinking about women and sex all the time, his heart will not be pure and it will be hard for him to live holy. That person needs deliverance to be free!

The spirit of a woman is the spirit of lust.  When it is controlling a man, such a man can hardly please the Lord, no matter his position in the church.  Spirit of lust must be dealt with immediately other, it will deal with the person. One day, the spirit will send a charming lady to the man and if God is not standing by him, such a man could fall.

The struggle and internal War:

This is why you see struggles in the lives of people and the same reason why we should not judge any one, but pray.  There is intense spiritual battle for the control of that soul by the Spirit of God and the spirit of the devil.  The devil represented by the Flesh is interested in enjoyment, smoking and drinking and all immorality, but the Spirit of the Lord is interested in molding the man after righteousness, to please the Lord.

The two spirit are contrary to each - one is light and the other darkness.  Here comes the real challenge the man faces - the man must be sensitive of the voice he hears and acts upon.  If he hears the voice of the flesh, asking him to smoke, drink, go clubbing and get girlfriends and enjoy himself, that is the spirit that will control him and soon, he would forget about God and going to church.

But if he listens to the voice of God and continually amends his way as the Holy Spirit will prompt him, soon his life, behaviour, belief and conducts will change for better.  When this happens, the Flesh will be reduced in size and significance.  

Who has Upper hand - The Spirit or Flesh?

If you look closely at the picture, the two spirits are looking formidable and of equal strength.  This is because the person has not decided which way to go - To light and God or to the devil and a life of sin, corruption, immorality etc.  When he decides, one of the spirits will reduce in size to show where the man is heading.

The flesh represents canality and to be canally minded is death, says the Lord, while to be spiritually minded is life and peace. The canal mind is enmity against God because of lawlessness, it is  not subject to the laws of God and cannot be.

If you are a believer, your body has become the temple of the Holy Ghost, but you will continue to do those worldly things you are used to before you became born again, if you still have boyfriend or girlfriend, tells lies, cheats people, take advantage of people, then you are still in darkness and the spirit of darkness - Flesh will control your life.

But, if you will yield yourself and your members unto righteousness, you will do well and the Spirit of God will take charge of your life and Holy Host will gradually transform your life for better.  Remember, the devil has no respect for man, and so he will  continue to speaks to the believer to manipulate him until the Flesh in him is dead.



What the bible said about spiritual Warfare

Ephesians 6:12 - For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Ephesians 6:11 - Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 - For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Psalm 91:1-16 - He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

James 4:7 - Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Peter 5:8 - Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Ephesians 6:13 - Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Deuteronomy 28:7 - “The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

Luke 10:19 - Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.

1 John 5:4-5 - For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

2 Corinthians 10:4 - For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.

2 Corinthians 11:14 - And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.

Ephesians 6:11-12 - Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Matthew 18:18-20 - Truly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Isaiah 54:17 - No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

Psalm 84:11 - For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

John 8:32 - And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

2 Corinthians 10:5 - We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Revelation 12:7-9 - Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back, but he was defeated, and there was no longer any place for them in heaven. And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

1 John 5:4 - For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

Psalm 34:1-22 - Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. ...

2 Corinthians 10:3 - For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh.

Hebrews 2:14 - Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

James 4:8 - Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

James 2:19 - You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

1 John 4:4 - Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Luke 1:37 - For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 37:12-16 -The wicked plots against the righteous and gnashes his teeth at him, but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming. The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose way is upright; their sword shall enter their own heart, and their bows shall be broken. Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked.

Psalm 118:12-13 - They surrounded me like bees; they went out like a fire among thorns; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the Lord helped me.

John 10:10 - The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Romans 8:37 - No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-10 - The coming of the lawless one is by the activity of Satan with all power and false signs and wonders, and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing, because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.

Matthew 25:41 - “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Revelation 12:12 - Therefore, rejoice, O heavens and you who dwell in them! But woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you in great wrath, because he knows that his time is short!”

1 Thessalonians 5:6 - So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober.

Romans 6:6 - We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

Matthew 16:18 - And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Revelation 20:10 - And the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Revelation 17:14 - They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.”

Isaiah 43:2 - When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Revelation 12:11 - And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death.

1 Peter 5:7 - Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Revelation 12:9 - And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Philippians 4:8 - Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

2 Corinthians 5:17 - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Romans 8:7 - For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.

John 14:30 - I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming. He has no claim on me,

Psalm 37:1-40 - Of David. Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. ...

Psalm 23:1-6 - A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

1 Peter 5:8-9 - Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

Matthew 6:13 - And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Hebrews 10:22 - Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

John 8:44 - You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Revelation 2:9 - “‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich) and the slander of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

John 1:1-51 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

John 1:1 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Isaiah 40:28-31 - Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Romans 6:1-23 - What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. ...

Job 5:12 - He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.

Colossians 2:15- He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.

2 Corinthians 10:3-4 - For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.

Ephesians 6:14 - Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Revelation 12:4 - His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.

1 Peter 3:18 - For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,

Psalm 104:4 - He makes his messengers winds, his ministers a flaming fire.

Genesis 3:1 - Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”

1 Timothy 6:12 - Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

Psalm 118:9-11 - It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes. All nations surrounded me; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in the name of the Lord I cut them off!

Revelation 12:3 - And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.

Revelation 7:13 - Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?”

Revelation 3:9 - Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—behold, I will make them come and bow down before your feet and they will learn that I have loved you.

Isaiah 65:22-24 - They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat; for like the days of a tree shall the days of my people be, and my chosen shall long enjoy the work of their hands. They shall not labor in vain or bear children for calamity, for they shall be the offspring of the blessed of the Lord, and their descendants with them. Before they call I will answer; while they are yet speaking I will hear.

Revelation 7:3 - Saying, “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.”

Galatians 3:27 - For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Isaiah 55:6-11 - “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, ...

Revelation 2:24 - But to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not learned what some call the deep things of Satan, to you I say, I do not lay on you any other burden.

Isaiah 25:4-5 - For you have been a stronghold to the poor, a stronghold to the needy in his distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat; for the breath of the ruthless is like a storm against a wall, like heat in a dry place. You subdue the noise of the foreigners; as heat by the shade of a cloud, so the song of the ruthless is put down.

Revelation 13:8 - And all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.

Acts 17:11 - Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Luke 10:18-20 - And he said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you. Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

Numbers 10:35 - And whenever the ark set out, Moses said, “Arise, O Lord, and let your enemies be scattered, and let those who hate you flee before you.”

1 Corinthians 15:57 - But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 2:3-4 - Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.

Ephesians 6:10 - Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

Daniel 10:13 - The prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days, but Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I was left there with the kings of Persia,

Deuteronomy 3:22 - You shall not fear them, for it is the Lord your God who fights for you.’

Revelation 12:10 - And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.

Ephesians 6:10-18 - Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, ...

1 Corinthians 10:13 - No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Mark 3:11 - And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.”

Revelation 22:16 - “I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you about these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star.”

Galatians 5:17 - For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

1 Corinthians 16:13 - Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

John 14:6 - Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Psalm 3:7-8 - Arise, O Lord! Save me, O my God! For you strike all my enemies on the cheek; you break the teeth of the wicked. Salvation belongs to the Lord; your blessing be on your people! Selah

James 1:6-8 - But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.


 How does the Flesh Die?

1. When you reject sin and vow not to yield your body to sin.

2. When study and meditate on the Word of God and make it your way of life.

3. You you obey the voice of God and His word written in the bible.

4. When you submit yourself unto God...to be under His authority and resist the devil.

5. When you become dead to sin and every evil appearances and temptation.

6. When you do not play with sin, when you confess and confess every wrong doing before God
7. When you ask God to guide you and direct your path daily.

8. When you refuse to be afraid of anything or to be anxious for anything.

9. When you give God thanks in every situation, including when you loose something dear to you.

10. When you reject Satan and all his alternatives, short-cuts and focus on God.

Conclusion:

To win the internal battle that is ongoing, you must feed your spirit man daily with the Word of God, meditate on it and do what the word says.  The scriptures is the food of the Spirit-man.  As you eat daily, remember to feed your Spirit man daily also, so you can grow in the Lord and become born again by the Word, as the bible recommended.

That lifestyle will make you strong and able to resist the temptations of the devil and reject sin.  This message is to let people understand why there is a conflict ing opinions and behaviours many a times.  It is to make people aware of the forces at play in their own life and the demands each of them makes.

Beloved, you will win of life and see the Lord at the end of your journey on earth in Jesus name.  Shalom!

Beloved, Jesus is coming back soon.  "Where will you spend eternity - In heaven or hell? This is the time to work-out your salvation.  Now is the acceptable time!

Repent and give your heart to Jesus. He will give you a new life, victory and eternal life.  Will you accept Him today?


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