Tag Archives: spiritual warfare

“Fear Not!” It bears repeating

Fear is a powerful weapon of the enemy; instilling fear in your opponent causes confusion, discouragement, and saps his will to resist. Continue reading

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Well-seasoned witness

Christians are to be a sweet-smelling aroma, well pleasing to God (Philippians 4:18). Hostile, aggressive social media comments stink and, like a dish over-seasoned with conflicting spices, they produce a bitter aftertaste. Continue reading

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We are in this together

Living in a hostile culture where the majority of those in influence tend to ignore, mock, or actively despise the Gospel can make Christians feel isolated and insecure. We may be hesitant to speak openly about our faith for fear of derision or reprisal. Continue reading

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The Invisible Enemy

Isn’t it time for Christians to remove our muzzles and inoculate those around us with regular doses of truth? Continue reading

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I surrender

In my efforts to serve God, I was attempting to usurp his authority and second-guessing his judgments. Scripture tells us that it is God who establishes rulers and governments for his purposes. My responsibility is to trust and obey. Continue reading

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It’s time to get serious. Seriously.

It is time for each believer to don the armor of God and step into the field of combat. Continue reading

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Memorial Day inspiration

Memorial Day commemorates those who died while in the military service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. These men and women were willing to put themselves in harm’s way to defend … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed? Feeling helpless?

Fires, floods, massacres, and tragedies of all sorts abound. Like many of you, I find the constant onslaught of bad news overwhelming. How should I respond? How can I help? It’s tempting to crawl into bed and pull the covers … Continue reading

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Gird your loins

Today I worked out to a video on-line. When the instructor was talking about tightening our stomach muscles during an activity, she commented that having that firm support from the transverse abdominal muscles made her feel powerful, confident, and strong. … Continue reading

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The Struggle to Save Christmas

    It’s that time of year, again, when many of us gird our loins to do battle with the dark forces of carefully secular “Happy Holiday” greetings and decorated “holiday” trees. We are preparing for the struggle to hold … Continue reading

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