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  Eph 6:18-24 Who is our greatest enemy? The answer is Satan, which means “accuser”, His other name: Lucifer, which means “star of the morning”  Who is his primary target? Jesus Christ, the Son of God .  Why? Because the divine plan of redeeming sinners was through the death and resurrection of Christ Jesus, the God man.  We see this truth when the Hebrew writer penned these words “….What is man, that you are mindful of him, or the son of man, that you care for him? You made him for a little while lower than the angels; you have crowned him with glory and honor, putting everything in subjection under his feet." Now in putting everything in subjection to him, he left nothing outside his control. At present, we do not yet see everything in subjection to him. But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone. For


Eph 6:10-19 In Bryan Chapell’s commentary on Ephesians he starts this section with this very important story in history. He says “Visitors can see the wall where the ink stained. A spattered shadow still appears where Martin Luther is reputed to have thrown his inkwell at the Devil because the Reformer so vividly perceived the presence of Satan. The story is famous for its dramatic features but important to us for its reflection of spiritual warfare we may face. Luther was not running from God or pursuing an evil path when the powerful temptation confronted him. The spiritual assault came when Luther was translating the New Testament into common language of his people. After enduring great personal sacrifice and while engaging in a religious effort that would change the face of the Western world, Luther’s faith was severely tested. The attack of spiritual enemy was intense despite Luther’s noble activity. At time of great spiritual endeavor, Satan never seemed more real.”