Sermon – Struggles and Battles

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Title: Struggles and Battles

Date: August 24, 2008

Speaker: Pastor Dennis Sallas


Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves.  (Matthew21:19)


Admit your failures.  (Romans 3:23)

If we claim to be without sin we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.  (1 John 1:8-9)

Esau struggled and battled with the now.  (Genesis 27:19, Genesis 35, Genesis 33:26)

Jacob struggled and battled with deception.

David struggled and battled with lust.

Paul struggled and battled with religiosity.  (Acts 26:9-11)



For everyone born of God over comes the world.  This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  (1 John 5:4)

Set your heart and mind on things above.  (Colossians 3:1-2)

Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give them… (Josh. 1:2-3)

Put to death your earthly nature.  (Colossians 3:5)

Get rid of your opala.  (Colossians 3:8)

Turn your struggles into victories.

He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless.  (Proverbs 2:7)




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