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Join our mailing listDo you see what I'm saying here? We can have this sort of cauterised, sanitised Christian evangelicalism. We go about our daily business, and we sing our choruses, and we send our kids to Sunday School, and we generally walk on the clean side of the street - and we think: 'Well, the devil isn't really interested in me'. If you are sincere in your faith, and if you are desirous to go on with God, I'm telling you: you will face a Satanic onslaught, you will face a barrage of darkness and evil, and you need to know how to stand, how to cope. You ought to be in a war. If you don't know that there is a war on, something is wrong. Either you're not saved, or you're not in a correct relationship with God, or you're just rolling over and giving in - you've complied with the enemy, compromised... [Listen or read more...]

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The Christian Warrior: Wrestling With Sin, Satan, The World, And The Flesh
by Isaac Ambrose
The Christian Warrior
In The Christian Warrior, Isaac Ambrose (1604-1664) provides armament and strategy to fight our tireless adversary, the devil. He begins by showing, from Ephesians 6:12, how all God's people are warriors engaged in a battle, that our enemy is both powerful and malicious, and that we must wrestle and strive hard against him.

Ambrose illustrates how Satan attacks us at different stages of life: in childhood, at our first conversion, during the prime of life, and at the time of death. Ambrose gives practical, point-by-point advice throughout the book on how to cope with these attacks. He illustrates how Satan attempts to foil the believer coming to Christ at each stage of his conversion. He then shows how Satan tries to convince the doubting believer that his conversion is not genuine, and how to answer those arguments. He continues by showing how to endure persecution, how to resist temptations of the flesh (lust, pride, anger, condemning others, dishonest gain), and how Satan attempts to exploit the special vulnerabilities of both weak and strong Christians. He concludes by preparing the believer for 'the final battle' in the hour of his death (which is often his most intense time of attack), by illustrating how to avoid the extremes of presumption and despair.

Even readers not accustomed to Puritan works will find Ambrose's warm and engaging style both eminently useful and Christ-exalting. Includes a helpful biographical preface to the life and times of the author.

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