Message Outline

“Take Up Your Sword”

Judges 20:17; 1 Samuel 17:51


Judges 20:17 Then the men of Israel besides Benjamin were numbered, 400,000 men who draw the sword; all these were men of war.  (NASB)


Judges 20:17 The men of Israel, excluding Benjamin, mobilized four hundred divisions of sword-wielding fighting men.  (The Message)


1 Samuel 17:51 Then David ran and stood over the Philistine and took his sword and drew it out of its sheath and killed him, and cut off his head with it.  When the Philistines saw that their champion was dead, they fled.  (NASB)


1.      What is the Christian sword?  Ephesians 6:17


2.      How sharp is your sword?  Hebrews 4:12


3.      Your sword can be used offensively and defensively.


4.      Where should we keep our sword?  Psalm 119:11


Are you living a defeated or victorious Christian life?   Do you seem to slip and slide more than you remain steady? 


It’s time to get serious about God’s word!!!