Storyline #36: Joshua 5-11 “How to Fight Like a Christian”

2-joshuaintroFree files for youth pastors:

2 – Joshua 5-11 – Fight Like a Christian (outline)

2 – Joshua 5-11 – Fight Like a Christian (fillout sheet)

2 – Joshua 5-11 – Fight Like a Christian (mp3)

2 – Joshua 5-11 – Fight Like a Christian (ppt)

(intro video – go to youtube and type in “cbsmmedia joshua intro”)

We about got our butts kicked! I remember walking the beaches of Pensacola as an 18 year old college freshman with about 5 other buddies. We walked up to a huge pack of about 80 college kids who went to the University of West Florida. One of the smallest guys came out of the crowd asking if we wanted to play football. “Let’s do it,” we said. About then, 5 honking-huge dudes stood up, and walked out to play against us. At this point, we just wanted to play hard enough not to look stupid. After many cheap shots, the crowd cussing at us, and a bloody nose…we decided to forfeit to avoid a fight.

I wonder how many times we as Christians do that spiritually. We feel that the enemy is too huge, the persecution is too great, and the fight is too hard…so we forfeit and let the enemy win. We have got to remember that we’re in a spiritual battle vs. sin. Continue reading