Sunday, October 20, 2013

"Gandalf" Is Back: The Concept of Lord of the Rings Is Real

When people get possessed it seems like the end of all dignity.  When there is spiritual warfare it also seems like the end, because of a great enemy we face in Satan.   To understand where I am coming from; here is an illustration to "look and see" on this clip that to me shows the reality and actuality of spiritual warfare that I have faced and also have witnessed even before I was a Christian in the later summer of 2004 where God made me born again and had a Spirit-born love of Jesus Christ but all hell broke loose in a spiritual sense:

"Lord of the RIngs - Gandalf vs Balrog (Crisp 480p)"

Ephesians Chapter 6: A Picture of a Spiritual Warrior

Ephesians 6 NASB
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12 For our struggle is not against [e]flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. 13 Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. 14 Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 [f]in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
18 [g]With all prayer and petition [h]pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, [i]be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints, 19 and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel, 20 for which I am an ambassador in [j]chains; that [k]in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
21 But that you also may know about my circumstances, [l]how I am doing, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, will make everything known to you. 22 [m]I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know [n]about us, and that he may comfort your hearts.
23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 24 Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ [o]with incorruptible love.