The Sword of the Spirit

Ephesians 6:17 | Sermon Resources | 5 March 2023


In the sermon this week Pastor Billy comes to the final item in the whole armor of God, the sword of the Spirit. We will consider how the sword of the Spirit imparts power, demands proximity, and requires precision.

Discussion Questions

  1. What were your main takeaways from the sermon this week?
  2. What purpose does the sword of the Spirit serve in spiritual warfare? What do you think Paul is seeking to communicate with the image a sword?
  3. Read Hebrews 4:12. What do we learn in this verse about the word of God?
  4. In the sermon Pastor Billy identified 3 lessons that are suggested to us by the image of a sword:
    1. The sword of the Spirit imparts power.
    2. The sword of the Spirit demands proximity.
    3. The sword of the Spirit requires precision. 
      Briefly discuss each point. Which one is most relevant for you?
  5. What is the difference between the authority of Scripture and the sufficiency of Scripture? 
  6. What would it look like in your life to fully trust the sufficiency of Scripture?
  7. What is one thing you will do as a result of studying this passage?

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