The Way of Escape (1 Corinthians 10:13)
We have heard that “God will not give you more than you can handle.” Our own ability will not get us through overwhelming trials. Our source of strength is God’s power and faithfulness.
Chaos and Pentecost: A Christian Response to George Floyd’s Murder and the Public Outcry
This article shares some thoughts about the murder of George Floyd and the protests and riots that ensued in response. I offer suggestions for a Christian response in light of Pentecost and the Holy Spirit’s role in the believer’s life.
Spiritual Warfare XVIII: Concluding Thoughts
Spiritual warfare may not seem like it should be part of the Christmas message. However, Satan does not care about our calendar. He will attack whenever it is convenient for him. Life and hardship continue in spite of Christmas. In fact, we cannot remove Satan or the demonic from the Christmas story.
Spiritual Warfare XVII: The Necessity of Faith
Spiritual warfare cannot be merely a pastime or activity. It must be a lifestyle. However, it is not a lifestyle of looking for demons lurking around every corner or hiding beneath every rock. It is about walking by faith moment by moment, ready to stand with Jesus against the wiles of Satan whenever necessary. The…
Spiritual Warfare XVI: Perseverance and Watchfulness
We need to keep our spiritual eyes open, watching to discern the spiritual climate. Where is God moving in our lives and our world? Where is Satan seeking to interrupt God’s will? What are the great needs to advance God’s kingdom right now?