Description of Battlefield

Description of the Battlefield of Worry

Overcome Anxiety: Finding Peace, Discovering God - a bookWe are unable to overcome worry because we are fighting the wrong enemy. 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 says we are fighting the wrong battle with the wrong weapons.

Fighting the wrong battle with the wrong weapons.

Many Christians are an easy knock out because they do not understand the battle scene. Later we will examine what actually empowers our worries. But for now, let us now look at three specific principles and applications from this passage of 2 Corinthians 10:3-4.

The Title

The Text

The Principle

The Application


For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh

Our confusion is heightened from being ignorant of the spiritual aspect of our personal problems. We do not understand that there exists a real spiritual dimension to our lives and problems.

I have been blinded to the seriousness of the sins in my life. We tend to bring a swimsuit, blanket and tanning lotion to the battlefield!

Our helplessness

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh

Our helplessness comes from using ________ and ________ that are totally unsuitable in effectively dealing with our spiritual problems.

I have failed because I have trusted in my own methods and wisdom. Down below are some of these tactics which fail us.

Our resources

but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses

Our resources are God–made weapons that are specially designed to destroy these fortresses.

I need to look to God to help me overcome my problems in His way.

Tactics and Weapons that Fail


 I will try harder next time.

Outside help:  

 I will hire a psychiatrist.


 I will avoid getting into the same situation.

Physical intervention:

I will take some medicine/drugs.

Tell some one about it:

 I will find someone to be accountable to.

Get the latest:

I will attend a program or seminar.

Self Help:

I will buy this self-help book

Let's look at how God is able to win an impossible situation.  Next page

BFF Homepage | Start | Index | Back | Top | Next
Biblical Foundations for Freedom