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Contributed on Oct 26, 2020
Looking at the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit. All Bible quotes are from the NASB 95 update.
We are all in a spiritual war, every day, every hour, and every minute. We considered the enemies we fight, whether it be the devil, the world, or even ourselves. But the word tells us: Ephesians 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2020
Do we have the peace that is obtained only by knowing Jesus? All Scripture references are from the NASB95.
As we have discussed over the past couple of months, life is one big and continual spiritual battle. Often it will manifest itself in physical realm, in terms of violence and persecution and prosecution. But all around us, the culture presses us to bend to the ways of the world rather than to the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 14, 2020
Are we wearing the breastplate of Righteousness? All Scripture references are from the NASB95.
In this sermon series of Spiritual Warfare, We have looked at varying aspects of this battle we fight every day. Last week we started considering how we fight these battles and we are reviewing the Armor of God. Last week we looked at the belt of truth and this week we will examine the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 8, 2020
We are told to wear the WHOLE armor of god. Not just the piece we like. The first piece of armor is the "Belt of Truth." Note: all scripture is from the NASB95.
This is a command, not a suggestion. It is clear, we are to put on the full armor, not just select pieces of the armor, but the whole armor. This is where Christians get into trouble. We only want to do what is easy and do only what come natural. But the Word of God is clear. We are to put on ...read more
Contributed on Aug 25, 2020
The final enemy that Christ will do away with is Death.
We live in an evil world. The time is growing closer to the time of the end. We discussed this spiritual battle that we are all in, we touched on the enemies we face: We all do battle with the devil, or Satan. The Bible calls him the accuser. He was the one that introduced sin into the world ...read more
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Contributed on Oct 26, 2020
Many years ago when I was in Army basic training, I spent many hours on the rifle range. Not just an afternoon on the range like many of you who experience Air Force Basic Training. I spent quite literally two-thirds of my training time on the rifle range. I was issued an M-16 assault rifle for ...read more
Contributed on Mar 2, 2020
When I was the Sunday School director for the church I belonged to in New Mexico over 30 years ago, I remember asking one gentleman, an older, and supposedly a mature Christian, if he would teach a Sunday School class. I received the standard "churchy" answer I have heard time and time ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
Once upon a time, last week, I picked up my son after football and he was hungry. So he and I stop at Burger King to pick up a snack. Well I bought for my son two of his basic food groups, Chicken Nuggets and French Fries. After going through the drive through, tossing in the bag of food in front ...read more
Contributed on Oct 19, 2018
In the military we had a term that we called “square fillers.” We would have a check-list of requirements and before each requirement or inspection item, there would be printed a little square . When each requirement was completed, you would check off the appropriate square. The term came to ...read more