Devised for Your Defeat (2 Cor. 2:11)

Intro: Weapon contrived and devised for your defeat.

I. The World Uses Calculated Plans

II. Devices, Wiles, and Weapons

III. Tailor-Made for Your Personal Defeat

IV. Weapons Formed Against Us

V. How to Deny Defeat

Conclusion: We searched all over, could not find nobody greater than you Lord.

IS THERE NOT A CAUSE? (1 SAM. 17:8 & 29)

Intro: It's those moments before the battle we have to win.

I. He Taunts Israel (v. 8)

II. He Tells Israel (v. 9)

Ref. Eph. 6:12, Gal. 3:23-24, Jn. 1: 12-13, Eph. 6:16

III. Faith Sees (v. 26)

2. Cor. 5:7

IV. Faith Believes (v. 37)

V. Faith Speaks (v. 45-46)

VI. Faith Overcomes (v. 50)

Ps. 112:18

Conclusion: In the end, we have victory.

RESERVED PRAISE (PS. 65:1)

Intro: God's goodness gives us ample material for praise.

I. God's Material Provision

II. God's Spiritual Provision

Conclusion:

The God who hears prayers (v. 2)

The God who forgives (v. 3)

The God who fellowships (v. 4)

Those who have such readiness will pay their vow of praise.