Christian 's ' Spiritual Warfare Essay

1912 Words Apr 22nd, 2016 8 Pages
Christian’s are constantly being tempted beyond belief in today’s society. This temptation can stem from the smallest things to the largest things, but whatever the temptation is, we as Christians must constantly be alert and ready to brace ourselves against this temptation at all times. Sadly, most Christians aren 't fully aware of who or even what is tempting them. They are oblivious to the fact that creatures outside the realm of what we can see may be pushing us toward that very temptation that we are trying to avoid. This is called spiritual warfare. We shouldn’t place an overemphasis on the fact that these creatures, who are also known as demons, cause every sin, problem, and conflict is caused by demons; this unfortunately is not true. However, we as Christians can’t ignore the fact that these demons do exist, and that they could be tempting us at this very moment. “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places,” (Ephesians 6:12, ESV). Here is just an example of the Bible warning us that we are in a spiritual battle, and that if we choose to ignore this, spiritual presence, then you are surely losing the battle (Guzik, 2006). Spiritual warfare can be one of the most debilitating hindrances in a Christian’s walk with Christ, and it can come at you in many different forms, such as a bad prayer life, sexual…

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