Love Joy Church
The Invisible War - 2 - Ron Burgio
The Armor of God
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  • Love Joy Church
    5423 Genesee St, Lancaster, NY 14086, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
How to use God’s protection plan for daily living
Put on your spiritual armor!

For the purpose of being fully prepared and empowered to stand against (to withstand) the enemy’s attack in the day of evil – or when things are at their worst.

V 14a
Stand firm then…

We are to be fearless against the enemy’s assaults as he seeks to deceive, accuse, and discourage us.

vv. 14b-15
14 …with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place…
15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.
1.Truth
the belt of truth buckled around your waist

My Declaration: Jesus is my truth

God’s Promise:
John 14:6 NIV
…I am the way and the truth and the life. ….
2.Righteousness
With the breastplate of righteousness in place

My Declaration: Jesus you are my righteousness

God’s Promise:
2 Corinthians 5:21 NIV
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
3. The Gospel of Peace
and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.

My Declaration: Jesus you are my readiness

God’s Promise:
Philippians 4:13 NIV
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Ephesians 6:16-17 NIV
16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

When does the enemy attack us?
Ÿ When we’re tired
Ÿ When we’re growing spiritually
Ÿ When God is preparing us for a great work for His glory.
4. Faith
take up the shield of faith

My Declaration: Jesus you are my faith

God’s Promise:
Galatians 2:20 NIV
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
5. Salvation
Take the helmet of salvation

Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

My Declaration: Jesus, you are my salvation. I am saved, I am being saved, and I will be saved.

Pastor Samuel Rodriguez:
Saved from the past,
Delivered from the present,
And headed for the future.
In Christ you are unstoppable.

God's Promise:
Hebrews 5:9
and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him
6.The Word of God
and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God

My Declaration: Jesus, you are my Living Word

God’s Promise:
Hebrews 4:12 NIV
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.

E-Bulletin for March 19, 2017
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STEPS Fundraiser -Thursday March 23, 5-8pm @ the Tab
Steps Ministries, located in the Seneca-Babcock area, provide a safe place for children, teens and young adults to experience a loving, Christ-centered perspective on life. STEPS will hold their annual fundraiser at The Tabernacle (Gym) 3210 Southwestern Blvd. in Orchard Park. Tickets are only $15; children $10, and under 5 free. Enjoy a delicious meal with live juggling entertainment, baskets, raffles and much more.

Pancake Breakfast – March 26 at 11:30 AM
Have some fun pancakes after the service next Sunday, March 26th. Grab your pancakes and visit the toppings bar! $6 adults, $2 for kids under 10. Proceeds benefit the Chosen Youth Summer trip.

Ladies Lunch Bunch, Friday, March 31, 12 noon.
Meet at Panera Bread, 8200 Transit Rd, Amherst in the Lowes plaza. All women welcome! Need more information, call Linda Palm,684-8289 or Kathy Knoll, 400-4415.

BASICcon - March 31 to April 2
BASICCON in Rochester is for all College & Young Adults. Jimm Rollins from i5 Church and Jonathan Wilkins from California will be speaking. Register at www.basiccon.org

Meals & Help Ministry - Volunteers
Providing home cooked meals after surgeries, illnesses, new births or family losses. Also giving other help as needed. Be a part of this caring ministry. Contact Joan Dobrin at 4joaned@gmail.com

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Online Church Directory
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Audio Podcast

An Audio Podcast of each talk will be available here within 24 hours after the live event.

http://www.lovejoy.org/audio-podcast/

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https://lovejoy.infellowship.com/OnlineGiving/GiveNow/Step1