Shield of Faith

“In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one.” (Ephesians 6:16) When Angela asked me to write about the shield of faith and what it means to take it up even when its a struggle, I readily agreed. I wasn’t sure what to write but I was sure in the time allotted … Continue reading Shield of Faith

Helmet of Salvation and Feet in the Gospel

Picture yourself treading water in the middle of the ocean.  No land in sight—no life raft. You’re out of options. Hopeless. Helpless. Doomed.   Then out of nowhere, the sound of an approaching helicopter.  It comes and hovers overhead, and a rescuer endangers his life, lowering himself into the raging sea to lift you up…up…up to safety. Suddenly, you are rescued. Delivered.  SAVED.  Now, picture yourself drowning in the guilt of … Continue reading Helmet of Salvation and Feet in the Gospel

Kingdom Warrior

Am I the only one that was a little scared when in Sunday School, you learned about the fact you had to put on armor and fight in the Lord’s Army? You know the song, right?  I may never march in the infantryRide in the cavalryShoot the artillery. I may never fly o’er the enemy, But I’m in the Lord’s army – yes, sir!!  If you know … Continue reading Kingdom Warrior