Foundations in Spiritual Warfare - Lesson 5
by Dr. Steve Wittmann
The Five Theaters of Spiritual Warfare
This course, Foundations in Spiritual Warfare was designed for video and does not have "class notes" or an online transcript.
To aid in your studies, scriptures used in this lesson are listed below.
Pro 4:23 Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
Mat 15:18 "But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man."
Mat 15:19 "For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders."
Mar 7:21 "For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
Mar 7:22 deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.
Mar 7:23 All these evil things proceed from within and defile the man."
Jdg 9:23 Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech,
1Sa 16:14 Now the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD terrorized him.
1Sa 16:15 Saul’s servants then said to him, "Behold now, an evil spirit from God is terrorizing you.
Job 1:6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them.
Job 1:7 The LORD said to Satan, "From where do you come?" Then Satan answered the LORD and said, "From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it."
Job 1:8 The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil."
Job 1:9 Then Satan answered the LORD, "Does Job fear God for nothing?
Job 1:10 "Have You not made a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.
Job 1:11 "But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has; he will surely curse You to Your face."
Job 1:12 Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD.
John 8:31-32 "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
Joh 14:12 "Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.
Isa 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;
Mar 5:6 Seeing Jesus from a distance, he ran up and bowed down before Him;
Mar 5:7 and shouting with a loud voice, he *said, "What business do we have with each other, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God, do not torment me!"
Mat 8:31 The demons began to entreat Him, saying, "If You are going to cast us out, send us into the herd of swine."
Mar 5:12 The demons implored Him, saying, "Send us into the swine so that we may enter them."
Mar 5:10 Then the evil spirits begged Him again and again not to send them to some distant place. (NLT)
Mar 5:9 And He was asking him, "What is your name?" And he *said to Him, "My name is Legion; for we are many."
Mat 8:29 And they cried out, saying, "What business do we have with each other, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"
Rev 12:12 "...Woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, knowing that he has only a short time."
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Isa 32:7 As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises wicked schemes To destroy the afflicted with slander, Even though the needy one speaks what is right.
Lam 3:59 O LORD, You have seen my oppression; Judge my case.
Lam 3:60 You have seen all their vengeance, All their schemes against me.
2Co 2:11 so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.
Eph 6:11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
Eph 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
2Co 10:4 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)
2Co 10:5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing (Includes Satan’s kingdom) that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
Hos 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge
2Ti 3:16 All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;
2Ti 3:17 so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
Dan 10:1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a message was revealed to Daniel…
- List the five theaters of spiritual warfare.
- What is the difference between a prayer warrior and an intercessory warrior?
- Why did an evil spirit of the Lord torment Saul in 1Sa 16:14 and what does this teach you about legal grounds?
- In this lesson, we learned through scripture that demons have freewill. List five other characteristics of demons also revealed in scripture.
- Explain the difference between the brute force method and the legal grounds method of deliverance ministry.