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In this message, Bianca Olthoff, Founder of the 'In The Name of Love' non-profit organization, shares a truth-packed sermon titled, "Fight For Your Field." Join us as we read about Shammah's boldness and awe-inspiring faith in 2 Samuel 23:11-12 and learn three key ways we can stand firm against the enemy. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to believe God for impossible things as you stand firm in His promises.
Scripture Reference2 Samuel 23:11-12
Fight For Your Field
Hebrew names were either a prophetic foretelling of destiny or a situation surrounding pregnancy.
We must fight for what we know to be true about ourselves and our God.
2 Samuel 23:11-12 NIV
Next to him was Shammah son of Agee the Hararite. When the Philistines banded together at a place where there was a field full of lentils, Israel’s troops fled from them. But Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field. He defended it and struck the Philistines down, and the LORD brought about a great victory.
1. Know Your Enemy
You are who God calls you to be.
Galatians 3:13a NIV
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us…
2 Corinthians 5:21 NIV
God made him who knew no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
- The one who runs
2. Encounter the King
John 15:15a NIV
I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends…
Revelation 2:17b NIV
…I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only by the one who receives it.
You are who God says you are. You can do what God says you can do. You can be who God says you can be.
2 Samuel 23:11 NIV
Next to him was Shammah son of Agee the Hararite. When the Philistines banded together at a place where there was a field full of lentils, Israel’s troops fled from them.
3. Fight For Your Field
2 Samuel 23:12 NIV
But Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field. He defended it and struck the Philistines down, and the LORD brought about a great victory.
...the Lord is there."
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