“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12 I had a troubling dream last night that is still bouncing around my head. I’m one of the fortunate … Continue reading 2020-02-03 Whose Fight Is It?
“And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18 I was really jazzed last night as I was reading William Gurnall’s “The Christian In Complete … Continue reading 2020-01-30 All Jazzed Up!
“So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.” Romans 9:16 There is a story in John about a woman who was caught in adultery. I think we are all familiar enough with it that I can skip the text. For the record, it is John 7:53-8:11. I’m … Continue reading 2020-01-29 Oh, THAT Woman!
“But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” Luke 2:19 I had an interesting thought that I’ll share with you. It has to do with the Rich Young Ruler. Let’s look at a shortened version: Mark 10:17, 21-22 And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up … Continue reading 2020-01-27 What Ever Happened To That Guy?
“I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.” John 17:9 A couple days ago I wrote about how a group of us were amazed at our lack of faith. I wrote about how Jesus taught that faith the size … Continue reading 2020-01-24 It Blows My Mind!
“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” John 15:26 I was asked about a passage yesterday that I don’t fully understand myself. Before I attempt it, I am reminded of … Continue reading 2020-01-23 Who Do You Trust?
“And he said to them, ‘Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?’” Matthew 8:26 Some friends of mine and I have been talking about our hidden sin. We’re confident that we will overcome because the bible is clear that Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil (1 John 3:8). It’s simply … Continue reading 2020-01-22 “But If You Can…”