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An Apt Prayer for our Time

The crazier things get here in the United States, the more Bible verses I run across that speak to our times.  The first highlighted line, in the passage below, stood out because tolerance does not seem enough these days.  No, they want more.  Like Mordecai, they want us to bow down and worship them as… Continue reading An Apt Prayer for our Time

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Reflections on Part 1 of What Christ Won for Himself at Golgotha

I don't think people realize that when I go to write a post I don't always have the knowledge beforehand.  It's true that my older posts are about thoughts I've held or things I've experienced, but these new posts have been a source of discovery.  So it was as I was writing What Christ Won… Continue reading Reflections on Part 1 of What Christ Won for Himself at Golgotha

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What Christ Won for Himself at Golgotha, part 1

In part one we saw how Christ was playing offense, not defense; that Golgotha was the final objective and not some tragic ending; and since it was the final battle the devil was defending it for all he was worth in order to tempt Christ. In part two we learned why God had to become… Continue reading What Christ Won for Himself at Golgotha, part 1

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Who’s Offense and Who’s Defense in Spiritual Warfare?

These days it seems that Christians are constantly on the defensive side of the spiritual war. If we zoom out, earthly life seems like a constant battle to fend off death and decay.  We see it everywhere.  In the wife simply trying to provide a safe and clean environment for her family by keeping the… Continue reading Who’s Offense and Who’s Defense in Spiritual Warfare?