series: Love Incorruptible
title: A Different Army
date: July 23, 2017
teacher: Jacob Bender
scriptures: Ephesians 6:10-20, Isaiah 59:14-19
Throughout this series, we have studied the church… and we have seen how the church is many things.
In Ephesians 1 we see that the church is a body… the body of Christ… we get that again in Ephesians 4.
In Ephesians 2 we read that the church is a temple. A dwelling place for the living God.
In Ephesians 3 we read that the church is a mystery, and in Ephesians 5 Paul explains that mystery in terms that we can somewhat understand, when he talks about marriage…
and he explains how the church is ALSO A BRIDE.
But in chapter 6, he tells us something very important about the church, that in modern day, 2017 America we don’t like to talk about, and that is that the church is also AN ARMY.
We are at war. And IF we don’t put on the armor,