Tag Archives: legal

Enforcing the Verdict

Enforcing the Verdict Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.3 minutes) (Total reading time: 8.2 minutes) Contents The Legal Perspective Discover God’s Verdict Act with Authority Persevere Summary Full Article The Legal Perspective Our spiritual conflict with Satan is legal in nature, not combative. Jesus defeated the devil on the cross, so although our conflict is Read More…

Presenting Our Case

Presenting Our Case Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.4 minutes) (Total reading time: 12.2 minutes) Contents Introduction Pleading Our Case Proper Protocol Summary Full Article Introduction As we saw in a previous article, “Satan” literally means “accuser” and he brings formal legal charges against us. We silence him with a three-step response: humble ourselves, confess Read More…

Statutes and Evidence

Statutes and Evidence Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.3 minutes) (Total reading time: 5.7 minutes) Contents Introduction Statutes Evidence Summary Full Article Introduction As we saw in previous articles, God is the Almighty, who has unlimited authority and controlling influence. Some of his pronouncements set people’s destinies and others function as laws. These pronouncements, decrees Read More…

Entering the Court

Entering the Court (Reading time: 1.9 minutes) In previous articles, we became aware of the legal nature of our spiritual conflict, so let’s consider our involvement in it. We’re about to discover that we can enter –  and actually have been entering – God’s heavenly court to take care of business and see changes on Read More…

The Defense Counsel

The Defense Counsel Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.2 minutes) (Total reading time: 7 minutes) Contents Introduction Holy Spirit Jesus Summary Full Article Introduction Our spiritual existence and related conflicts are legal in nature; God is the Judge and Satan fills the role of prosecutor. We are the accused or defendants in this scenario and Read More…

The Prosecutor

The Prosecutor Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.2 minutes) (Total reading time: 7.1 minutes) Contents Introduction The Prosecutor’s Identity Legal Charges in the Heavenly Court Legal Charges in Secular Courts Summary Full Article Introduction In the previous articles, we discovered that the nature of spiritual conflict changed at the cross from war-like battles to legal Read More…

The Judge

The Judge Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.1 minutes) (Total reading time: 7.8 minutes) Contents Scriptural Evidence God’s Legal Roles Our Response Summary Full Article Scriptural Evidence The premise of this article series is that our conflict in the spiritual realm is legal in nature and the evidence is in the original languages of the Read More…

A Legal Conflict, Not a Battlefield

A Legal Conflict, Not a Battlefield Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.2 minutes) (Total reading time: 12.8 minutes) Contents Introduction Not Combat Now, It’s Different Summary Full Article Introduction History recorded in the Old Testament is full of skirmishes, battles and even prolonged wars. The New Testament includes many references to warfare, armor and strongholds, Read More…

Legal Matters

Legal Matters Coming soon: A major revision of this article Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.3 minutes) (Total reading time: 8.2 minutes) Full Article For us to understand the significance of our legal position in God’s kingdom, we must go all the way back to Adam. Before God created man, he said, “Let us make Read More…