God’s Righteousness and Justice. IX: Putting on the New Self
Further reflections on being clothed in Christ, especially in light of Lent.
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?
Spiritual Warfare XV: Thanksgiving, Prayer, and Spiritual Warfare
All prayer, especially spiritual warfare, should include thanksgiving. We should thank God for what He has already done in the past, who His is, what He is able to accomplish, and His promises. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.