Tag Archives: spiritual warfare

John has a Question

Matthew 11:1-19 A new section of the book opens in 11:1; a section that continues through chapter 14 in which Jesus’ ministry is viewed in light of the rejection of certain groups of Jews. We begin with the change of … Continue reading

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Jesus and New Realities

Matthew 10:32-42 As Jesus wraps up His instructions to His disciples before sending them on their mission to bring in the harvest, He moves into some disturbing territory. Remember that He has just told them of the opposition they will … Continue reading

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Armor of God

Ephesians 6:10-20 Ah yes, the famous passage on the armor of God, a passage many know by heart, a favorite sermon passage and a favorite devotional passage rich with metaphor and meaning; a wonderful passage. Since I have blogged on … Continue reading

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A Warning and a Helper

1 John 2:18-27 So far in this letter, John has given us a reminder of the supremacy of Jesus Christ; who He is, what He is and His nature. John gave us a comparison and contrast of what the “Light” … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: Demon Possessed!

Off hand, I can’t think of a Bible topic that makes for a better horror movie than demon possession. After all, by its very nature it’s scary, the idea of some unseen evil force taking over the body and consciousness … Continue reading

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…and thus the drama begins

Matthew 21:1-11 Jesus makes the first move in the rising conflict, actually, He makes three moves, two of which are in public, and one in private. All three moves have something in common; He is answering the question “Who do … Continue reading

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War!

Revelation 12 This post follows from the last 2 posts, and is offered in the context of our look here at the “Christmas Story.” We have been going through some of the reasons for the Incarnation recently. In the post … Continue reading

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Diary of a Wayward Angel, part 2, REDUX

Exactly one year ago, i ran this post here, and since there are so many new readers I thought I’d run it again today and tomorrow. It’s a fictional story about spiritual warfare, it is not a Bible study! I hope you … Continue reading

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Diary of a Wayward Angel, part 1, REDUX

Exactly one year ago, i ran this post here, and since there are so many new readers I thought I’d run it again today and tomorrow. It’s a fictional story about spiritual warfare, it is not a Bible study! I hope … Continue reading

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A Warning

Today’s Text: 1 John 2:18-27 So far in this letter, John has given us a reminder of the supremacy of Jesus Christ; who He is, what He is and His nature. John gave us a comparison and contrast of what … Continue reading

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