Tony Evans' Victory in Spiritual Warfare Quotes

Tony Evans, the author of many books and pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church. 




You are not fighting for victoryóyou are fighting from victory. This battle has already been won!

Tony Evans



The tragedy today is that many Christians think they are fighting flesh and blood in their marital and parenting issues, rather than realizing that Satan has an agenda to destroy their home. Whoever controls the family controls the future.

Tony Evans



If you donít know the truth, or if you donít act on the truth, the shield of faith is impotent. In order to have faith, you have to know and respond to truth. And as we saw earlier, truth is fundamentally Godís viewpoint on a matter.

Tony Evans



When we allow our faith to be defined by our feelings, we will be confused. Faith must have an objective standard by which it is definedótruth. In fact, when faith operates by an objective standard of truth, it will eventually dictate our emotions rather than the reverse.

Tony Evans



Simply defined, prayer is earthly permission for heavenly interference.

Tony Evans



If you align your thoughts and your desires underneath His comprehensive rule over every area of your life, you will walk in peace. He will calm your heart and your mind by giving you peace.

Tony Evans



Faith is acting as if God is telling the truth. It is acting as if something is true even when it doesn't appear to be true in order that it might be shown to be true simply because God said it's true.

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Having your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace creates a stability that even Satan cannot undo.

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Keep in mind as you face Satanís tricks of deception that you cannot fight him on your own, with your own methods, or even with your own thoughts. Godís WordóHis truthótrumps Satan. You donít. Satan has constitutional superiority over every man and woman because he is a spirit being.

Tony Evans



When they wake up in the morning, they donít say, ìGood morning, Lord.î Rather, they say, Good Lord, it's morning.

Tony Evans


A carnal Christian makes his or her decisions based entirely on what can be seen, touched, tasted, smelled, or heard.

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A man once told me, ìTony, my wife is killing me.î I replied, ìWell, you said you wanted to be more like Jesus, didn't you?

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Faith is directly tied to an action done in response to a revealed truth.

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When Christ died, we died with him. When Christ arose, we arose with him. When Christ was seated at the right hand of the Father, we were seated with him. In other words, we were made to function in union with Christ.

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One of the rules for understanding the Bible is called ìthe law of first mention.î This means that if you want to know what God says about something, study the first time He brings it up. 

Tony Evans