Some time ago my friend proposed the idea of the three-fold disciple: Head, Heart, and Hands. Many times today we define discipleship by intellectual facts that have been learned (The Convergent Church). As he touched on in a previous post, it is important that there be an intellectual aspect of discipleship. By definition a disciple is a learner. Yet, it is important as well, that the information we learn about being a disciple transfers from our head to our heart. Here is the remainder of his original part-two post.
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The Adversary: The Christian Versus Demon Activity
Often people ask me about spiritual warfare and if Satan is behind every bad thing that happens to us. This usually prompts me to point them towards Mark Bubeck’s book The Adversary: The Christian Versus Demon Activity, which I will explain detail below.
The Adversary is a bold book on confronting spiritual warfare, and the attacks our adversary Satan. The book does not over sensationalize the topic because it’s grounded in the Word of God. This serves as the validity for any strategy a Christian uses in their spiritual warfare, so they can boldly combat Satan. The author Mark Bubeck believes in the importance boldness by saying, “be bold and direct in applying the weapons of our warfare to our own strengthening and to the enemy’s defeat.” After reading The Adversary a Christian will know the importance of God’s Word in spiritual warfare, the three sources of temptation, and practical tools to utilize immediately with other believers. [Read more…]