Tag: Matthew 7:24-27

  • Spiritual Warfare II: Destroying Strongholds with the Sword of the Spirit

    Spiritual Warfare II: Destroying Strongholds with the Sword of the Spirit

    Since we are dealing with a spiritual enemy, our weapons are spiritual. In Ephesians 6, Paul refers to the Word of God as the “sword of the Spirit.” He then urges us to pray. Scripture and prayer are our two primary weapons. The sword of the Spirit is particularly useful for destroying strongholds.

  • Of Trees and Tumbleweeds: Rooted in and Nourished by God’s Word

    Of Trees and Tumbleweeds: Rooted in and Nourished by God’s Word

    A plant that remains grounded with its roots can produce its life-imparting fruit while providing beauty and security. It is no accident that Psalms 1 and Jeremiah 17 compares blessed godly people with trees planted by the water. Securely rooted and grounded in a life-giving source, they impart life and fruit to others. Separated from that secure foundation, they are like a shrub of the desert or a tumbleweed.