Tag Archives: the devil defeated

Give Me A Man

If David is a type, or foreshadow of Jesus, then is Goliath a type of Satan? Goliath of Gath — literally, “the splendor” of “the winepress” — was an imposing figure. He stood over 9 feet tall and was massive … Continue reading

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This Kind

There’s different kinds. I guess that’s not too surprising. It’s just not something I’ve really paused to noodle on. There’s different kinds of demons, different types of evil spirits. And when [Jesus] had entered the house, His disciples asked Him … Continue reading

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A Drama in the Desert

A dry and weary land where there is no water. The soul thirsting. The flesh fainting. The weary wilderness wanderer earnestly seeking. Part of the normative landscape for the God-follower? Evidently. That is, if Psalm 63 was written for the … Continue reading

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Authority

Read the end of Ephesians 6 this morning. Took note afresh of the promise of being able to stand firm with the armor of God given that “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood” (Eph. 6:12a). And I can’t … Continue reading

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The Devil Left

What a week! Monday started out with great plans for the day which were never realized. And now it’s Friday already and I feel like maybe our feet are somewhat back underneath us. Forty-eight hours in the hospital with very … Continue reading

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Showdown

“Throwback Friday” . . . rerunning some thoughts from 2011 . . . I really don’t remember the last time I watched one of those classic westerns where the guy in the white hat takes on the guy in the … Continue reading

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