We had an incident happen in our family several weeks ago and that lousy slug Satan has used it to knock on my door with fear. Fear is his stinking, rotten, favorite weapon. Fear can paralyze a person – a God-fearing, Spirit-filled person … so don’t ever think yourself immune because we are not. Satan… [Read More]
Panoply – Prepare for Battle
pan·o·ply pan′əplē noun 1. a complete or impressive collection of things. 2. a splendid display. 3. historical literary use: a complete set of arms or suit of armor. Great word, isn’t it? Panoply. pan-uh-plee with the accent on the pan! Prayer is an all-efficient panoply*, a treasure undiminished, a mine which is never exhausted, a… [Read More]
Are You Sleeping With The Enemy?
A few weeks ago I was sweeping the kitchen floor – just the simplicity of that task soothed my funky, post-vacation soul that morning. And as He does, He spoke to me – I told you about that here. As I swept this thought came to me: To know how to fight one must know who… [Read More]
unplugged and disconnected
Right before David wrote Psalm 38, 2 Samuel 19-21 happened. It was far from pretty. David was a wreck. He had just lost his son Absalom, whom he loved, even under some unlovable situations. The kingdom was in an uproar. People were turning on king David. He was attempting to return to Jerusalem. It wasn’t… [Read More]