how to kill a giant
1. THE WEAPON OF THE NAME OF JESUS
1 Sam 17:45 David said to the Philistine, “You come to me with a sword, with a spear, and with a javelin. But I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.
Phil 3:9-10 Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth
Spiritual Authority and power is released by words
To measure the power behind the name of Jesus would be to measure the power of the Almighty God
Jn 14:13-14 And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
Whatever you demand as your right in the name of Jesus
God always responds to the name of His Son
Jesus’ name can do anything he can do
Mk 16:17-18 And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; 18 the will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
2. THE DEVIL IS AFRAID OF YOUR FAITH IN THE NAME OF JESUS
Acts 3:6,16 Peter said, “Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ, rise up and walk.” 16 And His name, through faith in His name, has made this man strong, whom you see and know. Yes, the faith which comes through Him has given him this perfect soundness
Our level of faith in the name of Jesus determines the outcome
Acts 4:18 So they called them and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.
Acts 19:13-16 Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists took it upon themselves to call the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “We exorcise you by the Jesus whom Paul preaches.” 15 And the evil spirit answered and said, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are you?”
Who are you? - The indictment against a faithless church
Ps 20:7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the Lord our God.
Prov 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe.