The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part III

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part III Looking into the falsehoods we tend t gto convince ourselves are true, I uncovered some unpleasantness this week in the going over of two more of Satan’s ploys. If there were ever lies that could be pride damaging when confronted with the truth, these two are the ones […]

Misconceptions About The Man Upstairs (Part II)

Misconceptions About The Man Upstairs (Part II)  Some more of  Satan’s cruelest lies are that God does not love us and that He is just like our fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, friends, maybe even lovers. Have you ever been so consumed by a failed relationship or the distance between you and someone that that loneliness […]

Truth or Dare Living With Consequences: Part 2

Truth or Dare Living With Consequences: Part 2 Delving deeper into deception Elisabeth Elliot poses an interesting question. Why Did the Serpent Approach Eve? The possibilities are endless. Was it because she was more tempt-able or  seducible? Was it on account of her position beneath the headship of her husband? Or was it something else? […]

Choosing Bondage: King Theoden

Choosing Bondage: King Theoden  “Now lord,” said Gandalf, “look out upon your land! Breathe the free air again!” – Gandalf to King Theoden, Book Three, The Two Towers, Chapter Six – Rohan’s king, when we first see him, is rather pitiful. Hunched over, hair wild, beard uncombed, pasty skinned, and eyes clouded over King Theoden […]

Walking With Integrity

Walking With Integrity “Yet he felt in his heart that Faramir, though he was much like his brother in looks, was a man less self-regarding, both sterner and wiser.” ~ The Two Towers, Book 4, Chapter 5~ Sarah Arthur, in her writing of integrity sums it up in a single word. That word, is integrated. […]

Father’s Day: Inspirational Scriptures For Dad

Father’s Day:Inspirational Scriptures For Dad Dad is perhaps one of the most difficult positions a man can achieve in his lifetime. This title is one that carries weight as well as value beyond measure. Like Mothers, Fathers come in a variety of sorts. The stepfather The biological father The foster father The grandfather The godfather […]

The Sword Of The Spirit

The Sword Of The Spirit What an amazing journey this has been! This final session in this study is one that bears particular  significance to me as the last piece of God’s Armor is The Sword of The Spirit. Ephesians 6:17New International Version (NIV) 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, […]