Category Archives: satan

Touching Your Robe

Human: By my faith, I am healed. Jesus, Son of David, heal me! Satan: Get real. If he didn’t pluck the thorn from Paul’s side, why would he heal you? Wisdom: God is no respecter of persons. Human: Right! The … Continue reading

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Shame, Guilt, Condemnation

Nope. I’m not supposed to feel any of those emotions. They belong to Satan. But, dang. I sure blew it. Epic fail. The sad soul who’s been squatting in my brother’s basement for, oh, maybe 17 years, was smoking. Sad … Continue reading

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Omni-this, Omni-that: This is that important

I was reading Beth Moore’s The Beloved Disciple, and came across this sentence, “Satan is not omnipotent.” I put the book down to think through God’s omnis and Satan’s lack of omnis. God is omnipresent. Satan is not. Therefore, because I have authority … Continue reading

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At least I can pray…

I’ve been learning more and more about Christian girls being kidnapped by Muslims and sold as sex slaves.  Go ahead. Google it. It’s probably not gonna pop up in your town’s daily news feed. It sickens me to the core. … Continue reading

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Miller Does it Again in “Searching for God Knows What”

Searching for God Knows What is deceptive, in a good way. Miller starts the nonfiction book by telling readers about a writers’ seminar he attended. At first this seems off topic. What’s this seminar have to do with God? I should … Continue reading

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Seven Lethal Assumptions by Andy Stanley

Every Andy Stanley Youtube video my spouse and I watch is excellent. Go look him up if you haven’t watched/heard Andy before. In the meantime, here’s a good list from him. Seven Lethal Assumptions 1. “If I find the right person, … Continue reading

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My bad hurts others

“You cannot run from the Lord without inflicting heavy damage on other people.” * When we sin, we hurt other people. Can you think of an exception? Can any sin be innocuous? Even if the sin is “private” and unknown … Continue reading

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Treated to the Word on Halloween

I bought a lot of candy bars for the Halloweeners that will arrive tonight at our front door. Then I began to feel wrong about condoning this tradition that has nothing to do with following Christ and everything to do with … Continue reading

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The Lucky Charm God

We were in a large room at church, attending a class called “Sensing God’s Presence.” Our table facilitator asked about our “experience of sensing God’s presence.” Kim was slumped at our group’s table. When her turn came to talk, she … Continue reading

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Pop-up Thoughts about God, Satan’s Biscuits and Other Stuff

What we allow to happen to Israel will happen to us – U.S. You can’t put God on “pause.” If I truly grasped Who and What God is, my head would explode. I don’t have a spiritual life, and a … Continue reading

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