YOU ARE... OPPOSED: Resource Guide


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

Family Worship Resources for YOU ARE...OPPOSED:
The Ology - #12 Sin

Home Group Book Study for YOU ARE...OPPOSED:
Christian Beliefs - Chapter 6
Concise Theology - Demons, pg. 67-68; Satan, pg. 69-7

Home Group Discussion Questions for YOU ARE...OPPOSED:
-In your experience, do Christians talk too much or too little about spiritual warfare? Why do you think that this is?
-There are two errors that can creep in when approaching the topic of spiritual warfare: 1) not giving enough attention to the spiritual threats of the enemy, and 2) giving too much weight to the work of the enemy. In what ways could both of these be damaging to the life of the body of Christ?
-What evidence do you see in the Bible of the existence and work of Satan?
-Notice how many references to "standing" are in this passage. Why is this such a good image for the Christian life?
-Spend time as a group discussing how each part of the armor of God is unique, and how all of them are an expression of "being strong in the Lord".
-In what ways does prayer enter in to this spiritual battle? How does this find expression in your own life? Does this passage change how you view prayer in any way?

Recommended Worship Songs for YOU ARE...OPPOSED:
We have a terrible enemies in sin and Satan. In the song, Psalm 62, by Aaron Keys, we are encouraged to fight sin and temptation with the power of the Gospel. And the classic hymn, It Is Well with My Soul, reassures as that through trials and temptations, our souls are secure in Christ.

Psalm 62

It Is Well With My Soul