THOUGH STILL OUR ANCIENT FOE

WE MUST NOT FORGET WE MUST BE SOBER-MINDED WE WRESTLE NOT AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD OUR ANCIENT FOE STILL ROAMS STILL LOOKS FOR THE WOUNDED STILL HUNTS EASY PREY Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. (I PETER 5:18)   The great hymn of Christendom, “A Mighty Fortress,” became the theme song for our personal battle. God gave it to us right away, though we misunderstood what we were fighting. We thought we were fighting cancer. It was the week after Steve’s diagnosis. We had come rushing home from the Indiana retreat, despondent. He told us that the Lord had told him “to fight.” We were heartened. If the Lord told him “to fight” then the Lord is going to give him this battle. Steve will not die. John and Julie and their […]

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DEFEATING OUR ANCIENT FOE

HERE’S MY PLAN FOR NEXT FEW MONTHS: FINISH OUR REVIEW OF THE GOD OF ALL COMFORT IN THE NEXT WEEK GET INPUT ON SOME BOOK IDEAS AND PICK YOUR BRAINS FOR REST OF MAY – I AM PERCOLATING AND WOULD LOVE YOUR THOUGHTS BEGINNING JUNE 1, I’M THINKING OF GOING THROUGH A WOMAN OF WORSHIP FOR SUMMER STUDIES. IT IS A STUDY OF PSALMS AND IT HAS A MUSICAL CD IN THE BACK WITH PSALMS SET TO MUSIC. IT’S THE KIND OF STUDY YOU CAN POP IN AND OUT OF AND NOT BE LOST. YOU DON’T HAVE TO HAVE THE STUDYGUIDE, BUT IT WOULD ENRICH YOUR STUDY — ESPECIALLY THE CD. SO YOU MAY WANT TO ORDER IT NOW. WE’LL GO SOME NEW PLACES WITH THE PSALMS, AND IT WILL ENRICH YOUR LIFE. I’VE BEEN THINKING SO MUCH ABOUT HOW […]

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