Every Warrior needs: ______________
Joshua 1:6-9 “Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their ancestors to give them. ‘Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.’”
What we need to know about a Warrior:
1. You cannot be a warrior without _____________.
2. Courage is not the _____________ of fear, it’s _______________ to live by faith in spite of it.
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it…The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela
Every warrior’s greatest fear is ______________.
Every warrior’s greatest pain is ______________.
You have to rise above your fear of failure, or you’ll always live with the pain of regret.
3. Courage comes from knowing your _________________________.
John 1:12 “But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.”
Romans 8:15-17 "The Spirit you received does not make you slaves so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him, we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory."
John 16:33 "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world, you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."
1 John 5:4 "for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith."