Posts Tagged 'spiritual battles'

Take Up Your Cross September 26th 2015

Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier. (2 Timothy 2:3-4 KJV)

Are you enlisted in God’s victorious spiritual army?

Most, if not all people, who have served their country as a soldier have faced a battle in enemy territory one time or another in their military career.  When people enlist in ...

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Hitting Spiritual Rock Bottom

God cannot work in our lives until we see our own lowly spiritual estate or position in life.  It requires hitting spiritual rock bottom and seeing a need for His presence and power at work in our life.  Mankind often chooses to operate according to self-will rather than God’s will becoming stoically entrenched in our own inflated  high opinion with some even go as far as feeling God is lucky to have them living upon this earth!

This ...

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Take Up Your Cross January 13th 2015

What forces do you rely upon to battle the real enemy; your strength or the supernatural strength of God?

There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength. An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength. (Psalms 33:16-17 KJV)

There is no Army or Special Forces, Superman, or Batman and Robin, or Hollywood hero who can usher in enough prowess ...

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Take Up Your Cross October 24th 2014

Do you need a spiritual temperature check?

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. (1 John 5:3 KJV)

As we love God naturally we desire to keep His commandments.  The more we love God the more earnestly we desire to keep His commandments. Our love for Him, His Word, and His will and way manifests itself in our life by the degree of our obedience and willingness to live ...

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The Flesh of Ishmael The Promise of Isaac

Abraham was elderly, in his eighties and still yearning for a son, for an heir to carry on His namesake.  Sara was still barren these many years and Abraham had not yet received the son God had promised to provide.  The only child to have grown up in their household was Eliezer, who was born to a servant, not of Abraham’s loins.

Both he and Sara became impatient, living by sight, losing all faith in this promise of God ...

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