Next, you must take Christ as your Victory. What does God say? Each one of us can look back to a time when we were separated from God and "dead in trespasses and sins." The Bible says, "If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us." If so, will you give it to Him right now? The prophets comment very little on the notion of victory. Will we be caught up to meet the Lord by our own power? In this chapter we again see the grace of God and the truth of restoration. I am trusting You to give me victory. You must believe that the life of victory is meant for you, right now, in your circumstances. He has a good cry. ". What does the Bible mean when it talks about the flesh? From a biblical perspective, the flesh is "that which is contrary to the spirit" (see Galatians 5:17). Every Christian remains inseparably linked to Christ in all areas of life. The number of times the word "victory" occurs in the English Bible depends very much on the particular version one uses. The Lord himself, on a white horse, rides forth to conquer ( 6:2 ). Did you ever see a baby learning to walk? This is exactly what He wants to do for you. We offer Him our deepest adoration and praise and we submit ourselves to His authority over our lives. The verb implies a battle.â The Bible teaches Christians to recognize that the world is a battleground, not â¦ Tell Him that you want to live the life of victory. Grace is the main theme that ties all of Scripture together. When you fail, you should never remain in defeat. Fact: The Bible sometimes uses ânameâ to stand for power or authority. What do we do? 4. It is all right for others but not for me", "It's no use. "Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. The victorious life is a life of peace and joy in the Lord. What is God's provision for us now? We can rise above the post-truth culture of confusion by living in that tension. What do you do when you take Christ as your Victory? Take Him as your Victory. What does the Bible mean when it talks about being a slave to sin? One of those verses is 2 Kings 2:1âthe start of a story about the prophet Elijah being taken up to heaven in a whirlwind while the prophet Elisha, his apprentice, looks on ().. Victory in Christ 1 Victory in Christ Jesus âVictoryâ is a great word in the New Testament.Many Christians received Christ as their Savior, they are âborn againâ and have passed from death to life, but they are deceived by a âcounterfeit victory.â God wants us to have the real thing. The right way is to let the Lord do it for you. Does he lie on the floor and say, "It's no use. What do you mean that âautonomy is confused for freedomâ? The taste of victory in our lives is sweet. Verse 57. You enter into victory by yielding to Christ and trusting Him as your Victory. ; Y. Yadin, The Art of Warfare in Biblical Lands. J. Gresham Machen wrote, âThe very center and core of the whole Bible is the doctrine of the grace of God.â We know that one day the Lord Jesus is coming for His believers. I will live the victorious life in and through you. This is because a variety of Greek and Hebrew words are used to communicate the concept. He can give you victory in every situation. The conditions for entering the life of victory are just two: First, you must commit yourself—all you are and all you have—to the Lord Jesus. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Our salvation is a gift of Godâs grace, and our victory in Jesus is a gift of Godâs grace (Ephesians 2:4â8; Galatians 3:3). It is a life of victory over sins—even the so called "little sins," such as temper, fault-finding, irritability, complaining, lack of love, envy, jealousy, unkind words, wrong thoughts, worry, anxiety. Jonathan's role in Israel's victory over the Philistines was possible only because he and God fought together against the enemy ( 1 Sam 14:45 ). The Lamb, who is King of kings and Lord of lords, will conquer them ( 17:14 ). While you are learning to walk in victory, you will have many falls. Study this lesson over and over until its truths become real in your life. The Apostle Paul said, "…for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him…" 2 Timothy 1:12. All believers, both those who have died and those who are living when He comes, will be caught up to meet the Lord in the air. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. In 1 Samuel 2:24, we are told, â[n]ay, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: ye make the Lordâs people to transgress.â While in this sinful state, the elders of Israel felt if they fetched the Ark of the Covenant and had it within thâ¦ The Lord will grant to the one who overcomes the following: eating of the tree of life, in the paradise of God ( 2:7 ); immunity to the second death ( 2:11 ); receipt of the "hidden manna, " a white stone with a new name inscribed on it, known only to the person himself ( 2:17 ); power over the nations, to rule over them with a rod of iron ( 2:26-27 ); being clad in white garments, name not being blotted out of the book of life, and the confession of his name before the Father and the angels ( 3:5 ); made a pillar in the temple of God; and three new names: the name of God, the name of the city of God, the new Jerusalem, and the Lord's own new name ( 3:12 ); and sitting on the Lord's throne with him ( 3:21 ). For Paul, life in Christ is similar to a military battle or an athletic contest, in which it is crucial that one triumph. All ascription of victory must go to the Lord, for his is the greatness, power, glory, and majesty, as well as victory ( 1 Chron 29:11 ). Who can have this kind of life? 1 John 1:8. Such victory belongs to the king ( Psalms 20:5 Psalms 20:9 ), even though it comes from the right hand and arm of God ( 44:3 ). We may have forgiveness of sins, but that does not mean that all the consequences will be taken away from us. God means for you to live victoriously. remaining in defeat can destroy our faith. God has made it possible for us to be victorious now. ", "My grace—My Christ—is sufficient for you. O. Bauernfeind, TDNT, 4:942-45; 6:502-15; G. Deling, TDNT, 3:159f. It will be by His grace. It is a life of constant fellowship with the Lord. Anything that Jesus Christ has ever done for any of His disciples, He will do for YOU! The Lord Jesus was able to keep Paul and to give him victory, but the Apostle Paul had done something that enabled the Lord to do this. It is a life of victory over sinsâeven the so called "little sins," such as temper, fault-finding, irritability, complaining, lack of love, envy, jealousy, unkind words, wrong thoughts, worry, anxiety. Revelation makes much of the language of conquest and victory. * Take the steps of victory. The entirety of Scripture tells the story of Godâs grace. His provision is His grace—His mighty power working in us. Proud member ", Home | Youth World | Kids World | Advanced | Bible Exploration | Français | Español | About Us | Contact Us. Thanks for the question, victor! Turn over the past to Him with all its sins and failures. Remember, victory is by God's grace. I n seeking the light of Scripture as to what the expression, "in Christ," conveys, it is important to bear in mind that the starting-point of Christianity was Christ as man taking a new place on high consequent on the work of redemption having been accomplished. When we speak of "the victorious life" we are not speaking of a life without temptation or a life of sinless perfection. I'll never learn to walk."? But God loved us and saved us by His grace. The Bible says, "For the Lord Himself shall descend from Heaven with a shout…and the dead in Christ shall rise first: then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air…" 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17. Confess your sin to the Lord. When we do this, we "reign" in life. Bible College and Multnomah Biblical Seminary. It is not about how many relief organizations are founded by that name, and it should not be defined by the people who claim to be Christians but act in ways the Bible condemns. The first thing we want to see about the life of victory is that it is a gift. Will you be discouraged and say, "It just doesn't work. God wants us to live victorious Christian lives. The Lord will go with the Israelites in their conquest of Canaan. Defeats never have to be the end. But don't we have a part in salvation? âIt is writtenâ: First, He quotes Deuteronomy 8:3, âMan shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.â The source of bread is more important that the bread itself. No, he doesn't do this. Let's see what the Bible says about it. He is still the victorious One, and He lives in you. Just as there is a right way and a wrong way to seek salvation, so there is a right way and a wrong way to seek victory. The Greek form of the word is alleluia . I'll never learn to walk. Sometimes success comes through the back door of failure. Isa 25:8 ; Hosea 13:14 ). You can say, "I know my Lord Jesus is meeting all my needs, right now, because His grace is sufficient for me.". Now, let's consider our salvation and see the part God's grace has in it. The word "abide" basically means "to remain." 1 Corinthians 15:57-58 When you take Christ as your Victory, how do you know that God has given you victory? Tell Him that you did not mean to fall. Our part is to receive what God's grace provides for us. As we will see, God’s signs and symbols were never meant to save, only to point to salvation by grace through God’s provision of a Messiah. You came to Him as a helpless sinner, and you trusted Him to save you. For usage information, please read the Baker Book House Copyright Statement. I cannot be a victorious Christian. As we begin this chapter, I am reminded of a couple verses in Psalm 119. âBefore I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your wordâ (vs. 67); and âIt is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutesâ (vs. 72). I will live the victorious life in and through you.". When you surrender to Christ and take Him as your Victory, you have entered the life of victory. The victorious life is not for just a few, special Christians. The wrong way is to try to do it yourself. It is not possible for a person to have such a transaction with the Lord as to enable him to say, "I am without sin," or "I can never sin again." David's conquest of the Edomites was a victory that the Lord gave to David ( 2 Samuel 8:6 2 Samuel 8:14 ). Matthew 11:28. Just say to Him, "Lord Jesus, I have tried and tried to live the Christian life, but I have failed. Nowadays, hallelujah is quite popular as an expression of praise, but it has been an important utterance in church and synagogue worship since ancient times. The flesh is the part of a believer that disagrees with the Spirit. No! You took God at His Word, and you thanked Him for saving you. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. Similar victories, wrought by the Lord through human agency, are found in the stories of Eleazar, son of Dodo the Ahohite ( 2 Samuel 23:10 2 Samuel 23:12 ) and many others. In traditional diatribe style, Paul first asks rhetorically if Israel's unbelief makes God's faithfulness ineffective. Bibliography. Some Bible versions render the phrase "Praise the Lord." What is grace? The Lord Jesus said, "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." We depend on Him for grace and power to obey. To walk in the Spirit is to walk in new life in Jesus Christ. Zechariah reminds Judah that the Lord himself, as a warrior who gives victory, will restore Judah, renewing his love and exulting over them with loud singing ( 12:7 ). Yes, there will be failures as you learn to walk in victory. We trust Him to keep us and to give us victory. Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 12 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. It will be by God's mighty power. ", "Let Me take over. Israel set up camp beside Ebenezer in preparation for battle against the Philistines. The first step to victory in Jesus is accepting Christ as Savior. Salem Media Group. Paul states that the resurrection will result in victory over death, rather than death having the victory ( 1 Cor 15:54-55 ; cf. The Bible says, "…those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ." What does he do? You can be instantly restored to your place of victory. (Deuteronomy 18: 5, 19- 22; Esther 8: 10) This is similar to its use in the English expression âin the name of the law,â which does not mean that the law is a person. Our bodies will be changed instantly, and we shall be made like Him. Many Christians are seeking victory through some teaching or some unusual experience, but victory is not in a teaching or in an experience. What will happen when you fail? He will fight against their enemies, and he will give them the victory ( Deut 20:4 ). Now, let us think about the future. The word âtransformation,â according to Merriam-Webster, means âa Victory is in the Lord Jesus Christ. Will you take God at His Word and thank Him, on the basis of His Word, that His grace is sufficient for you? Romans 5:17b. Say, "I know my Lord Jesus is meeting all my needs, right now, because His grace is sufficient for me. I assume you mean Gilgal, which is mentioned in 39 verses in the Bible. How? When you took Christ as your Saviour, how did you know that God had saved you? Fact: Christâs sacrifice provides salvation not only for those who are born again as the ones who will rule with Christ in heaven but also for the earthly subjects of Godâs Kingdom. Your attitude becomes one of depending on Him moment-by-moment. Get up! First, let us think about the time God saved us. ", "I know my Lord Jesus is meeting all my needs, right now, because His grace is sufficient for me. Matthew 12:20, quoting from Isaiah 42:1-4, states that Jesus (the Suffering Servant) will neither break a bruised reed nor quench a smoldering wick, until he brings justice to victory. If we are to find endurance, encouragement, and comfort amidst the pressures, losses, and tragedies of life, man must turn to the Bible, the Word of God. Jesus Christ makes two offers to every person. In the New Testament, the noun form "victory" (nikos [ÅAndrovniko"]) occurs only five times, three of which are Old Testament citations. The next thing we need to see about the life of victory is that it is by God's grace. For John, the victory that triumphs over the world is our faith, and the one that overcomes the world is the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God ( 1 John 5:4-5 ). The victory consists in the defeat of death by the Resurrection, and the forgiveness of sin through Christ's atone-merit, and the nailing to his cross of the torn and abrogated Law which made us slaves to sin and death (Colossians 2:14). In each of the letters to the seven churches of Asia Minor there is a reference to him to "overcomes." No matter what our situation may be, God says to us, "My grace is sufficient for you. ; G. von Rad, Studies in Deuteronomy, pp. Bible Dictionaries - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - Victory, Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Romans 6:17-18 shows that all people are slaves to sin before coming to faith in Jesus Christ: "But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed, and, having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness." It is crucial that those who run in this race run so as to obtain the prize ( 1 Cor 9:24 ). I am trusting You to give me victory.". I think it is sad because the simple answer to defining victory is found in the Bible and chasing this definition brings everyone the fulfillment they so desperately crave. Why?Because this Book, God has graciously authenticated with tremendous evidence as not merely the Word of man, but as it is, the Word of God to man, God breathed, accurate, and without error. Very few people, however, are prepared to live the life he did, i.e., the trials, persecutions, hardships, buffetings of Satan, etc. Remember, Christ has not failed. The victory in each aspect of the temptation is related to Jesusâ use of Scripture. He says, "My grace—My Christ—is sufficient for you.". It is not Godâs will for your life to walk in defeat, but it is His will for you and I to rise-up in the. ", God's grace for us now is simply Christ living in us. But for us to win our daily battles we need to follow the One who leads us. We receive the Lord by grace through faith, and we live in His victory by grace through faith as well. Proverbs reminds the reader that, while human preparation is necessary for battle, victory belongs to the Lord ( 21:31 ). What happens? He makes both of these offers on exactly the same basis—that we let Him do it all. If you want the Lord to keep you and to give you victory, you must commit yourself to Him. 60:5 ; 98:1-3 ; 118:15 ; 144:10 ; 149:4 ). Trying is what we do; trusting is letting the Lord do it for us. The only happy life, the only life that honours the Lord Jesus, is the victorious life. The way you live as a Christian affects not only your life, but the lives of other people as well. Copyright © 1998-2020 UB David & I'll B Jonathan, Inc. My desire is to depart [that is, to die and leave behind the body] and be with Christ, for that is far better. It is taking Christ as your Victory moment-by-moment. Likewise, believers are not to be overcome with evil, but are to have the victory over it ( Rom 12:21 ). Defeat is destructive to our lives, and. Sin in the life of a Christian has three terrible results: Right now, by your life, you are saying one of two things to other people. "In all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us" (Romans 8:37). The Bible says, "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God…" Ephesians 2:8. As time goes on, you will find that you are not falling so often. When God says, "My grace is sufficient for you" He is saying, "My Christ is sufficient for you. Right now, I take You as my Victory. No, not at all. The saddest experience in the life of a Christian is to be under the power of sin. In every situation, depend on Him. Because a person sins or makes up his or her own version of Christianity does not mean the Bible is wrong or that Jesus is not worth following. Trust Him. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord." ", "Lord Jesus, I have tried and tried to live the Christian life, but I have failed. The life of a defeated Christian is hard. "My Christ is sufficient for you. What about this? Are we just to struggle along in our own strength, doing the best we can, but failing miserably? Mailbox Club lessons © The Mailbox Club International; used by permission with adaptation for the Internet. Or maybe they are trusting in the Lord today, but are suffering the consequences of past disobedience. In the Psalter, the psalmist petitions for victory (i.e., salvation, deliverance) through God's co-regent, the Davidic king. For many of the writers of the Old Testament, victory is ultimately something that comes from the Lord, and it is the Lord who carries on the fight. * Trust Christ moment-by-moment. It cannot be earned; it is the gift of God. Grace is God's mighty, omnipotent power working for us, doing things for us that we could never do for ourselves. Grace has often been defined as "God's unmerited favour" but grace is much more than this. If you keep control of your life, then you are responsible for keeping yourself. By confessing your sin to God and, once again, claiming Christ as your Victory. By His Word! Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. To be under the Law means that the Law has jurisdiction and authority over a person to judge and condemn. It is for you! Isaiah reminds the inhabitants of Judah living in the postcaptivity restoration that the victorious Babylonian army completes its conquests only because the Lord gives them nations and kings ( 41:2 ). This is the way it is in the Christian life. In fact, the prophet Jahaziel on one occasion communicates the word of the Lord to the people of Judah that they need not fight, but simply stand still and see the â¦ How often God must engineer defeat before He can engineer victory. When there is no human agent to intervene, it is the Lord's own arm that brings victory ( 59:16 ; 63:5 ). David's defeat of Goliath was in fact the Lord's victory wrought for all Israel ( 1 Sam 19:5 ). What, then, is the victorious life? It is a life of constant fellowship with the Lord. Trust Him. What was it? All rights reserved. As we have already said, the victorious life is not a life without sin. Any believer! All rights reserved. 2. Will you do it right now? He has other tumbles, but he keeps at it until he learns to walk. Paul had committed himself completely to the Lord Jesus. The victorious life is a life of peace and joy in the Lord. Misconception: A person must be born again to gain salvation or to be a Christian. It dishonours the name of the Lord Jesus. During this period of time, Israel was infected with the worship of idols, practiced rituals, and neglected offerings to the Lord. Finally, the Lord promises that for the one who conquers, the Lord will be his God, and he will be God's son ( 21:7 ). The flesh and the Spirit are two opposing forces that exist within a believer. However, such victory is not guaranteed by simply military superiority ( 33:17 ), but comes only from God (c.f. He offers them eternal life, and He offers them victory over sin. "So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them." Victory is essential to our health and happiness. Paul describes his own life as pressing on toward this same prize, the upward call of God in Christ Jesus ( Php 3:14 ). or you are saying, "The Christian life doesn't work.". Walk once more, trusting Christ as your Victory. They may in fact be the beginning if we will just râ¦ He can give you victory in every situation.". You are saying, "The Christian life works!" However, believers can be thankful to God, who, in Christ, always leads them in triumph ( 2 Cor 2:14 ). (2 Corinthians 11:23-33). This is receiving God's grace. What should you do when you fall? You come to Him as a helpless, defeated Christian, and you trust Him to give you victory. He has been in pastoral ministry since 1988.Pastor Duke specializes in healing hurting churches and bringing revival, renewal, and restoration of the presence of God to the body of Christ in America to make the church spiritual again.Pastor Duke has a few limited dates available to speak in other churches. Is there anything in your life this moment that you have been holding back from the Lord? It is presented in the New Testament as the normal Christian life. Will you take Him as your Victory right now? If you were working at a job, and the Lord Jesus came to you and said, "I will give you rest," what would you expect Him to do? 45-49; E. Stauffer, TDNT, 1:134-40; L. E. Toombs, IDB, 4:797-801; L. Williamson, Inter p22 (1968): 317ff. What about now? of It is to walk away from the old life of bondage to any idea, person, system, or idea of salvation by religious ritual. Commit your loved ones to Him—that young man or young woman you love. It seems he faced every kind of opposition anyone could ever face; and yet he learned to live in Christ's victory in whatever state he was. You can be a victorious Christian! It is expressed in the promises of God throughout the Bible and is embodied perfectly in the person of Jesus Christ. What does it mean to be under the law? I cannot be a victorious Christian. Then start again. We rest in Christ. ActiveChristianity® by Brunstad Christian Church aims to show how Godâs word challenges and empowers followers of Jesus to live 100% according to Godâs will, so we no longer need to fall in sin, but can come to a life of victory. He takes a few steps, and then he falls down. Tell God that if they are not His plan for you, you are willing for them to pass out of your life. Bible verses related to How God Wants Us To Live from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order Matthew 22:37-40 - Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. Victory is not a once-for-all matter. The Bible says, "Thanks be to God who GIVES us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." It is a miracle of God's grace. In its Old Testament use, the concept of victory signifies more than just a military conquest, though it includes that. * Choose the life of victory. The Bible says, "But thanks be to God who gives us the victory THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST." the angel of the Lord's similar words to Gideon in Judges 6:12 ). 3. Taking Christ as your Victory is very much like taking Him as your Saviour. Commit the future to Him with all its unknowns. Then he gets up and starts to walk again. You continue in victory by continuing to yield to Christ and continuing to trust Him as your Victory. I just can't walk. I just can't walk. The Lord Jesus says to you, "Let Me take over. (1 John 2: 1, 2; Revelation 5: 9, 10) That second group of Christians have the opportunity to live forever in Paradise on earth. For example, "victory" occurs only eleven times in the Authorized Version, while the Revised Standard Version contains forty-four occurrences of the word. If you commit yourself to the Lord Jesus, then it becomes His responsibility to keep you. Paul rejects such a suggestion outright, instead insisting that even if every man is false, God will be true, insisting that God will triumph in victory when He is judged ( Rom 3:4 ). Grace is something God does for us. The victorious life is a life that glorifies the Lord Jesus—the only kind of life that glorifies Him. It is not gritting your teeth and struggling to keep yourself under control. What did you do when you took Christ as your Saviour? 1 Corinthians 15:57. No, we could not. Do you see why it is so important for you to be a victorious Christian? The Spirit is just thatâthe Holy Spirit. All ascription of victory must go to the Lord, for his is the greatness, power, glory, and majesty, as well as victory ( 1 Chron 29:11). You would expect Him to take over your job and do it while you rested. Don't read this lesson one time, fill out the answer sheet, and think that you know this truth. For the question itself, and the answer, we only need to look at Matthew 22:34-40. From beginning to end, our salvation is all of God's grace. The Bible calls us to be uncompromising on the truth, but to express the truth to non-Christians with love, compassion, and respect because we ourselves were among those who rejected the truth (Titus 3:1-7). Yes, we do. God has made provision for every Christian to live this kind of life. Then what? Perhaps you have been trying to live the victorious life, but failing. 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