Spiritual warfare

Weary In Spirit

Recently, weariness overtook my heart. I was angry with government officials who supported late-term abortions… calling for the rights of women yet neglecting the rights of innocent babies whom they planned to murder. Intense sorrow filled my heart as I… Read More ›

Anger

What causes us to become angry? People or situations are not the cause of our anger. Rather, anger is caused by completely legitimate desires that take over our heartstrings. They are desires that begin to control us. When desires gain… Read More ›

Armed and Ready!

Last time in the article “The Battle is On!” we looked at the all-out war declared upon the family, the nation, and your heart.  We saw that the family is the only part of the Garden of Eden we have left;… Read More ›

The Belt Of Truth

Satan is the father of all lies and a master illusionist. An illusionist is someone who deceives others by giving a false or misleading impression of reality. Therefore, the devil works tirelessly to convince us God does not mean exactly… Read More ›

Don't be Deceived

“Spiritual war is in heaven. Swords clashing, revenge, hatred permeates. The coming of the Lord is evident in the battles of the minds of all who dwell in the land. Some scoff, some doubt, and yet those who are faithful… Read More ›

Footholds

The Bible warns us not to give the devil a foothold. But what is a foothold and why is it so dangerous? “And do not give the devil a foothold.” Ephesians 4:27 (NIV) When I hear the word foothold, I… Read More ›

Distractions

Everyday life is filled with distractions. Daily goals are met with enticements and diversions that hinder or impede their achievement. Then, while slipping into bed, we review our day and roll our eyes over the many different directions our rabbit… Read More ›

Pray Away Your Confusion

This devotion is found in my book FACING STORMS: DEVOTIONS FOR THOUGHT AND MEDITATION. Available on Amazon  http://www.amazon.com/Facing-Storms-Devotions-Thought-Meditation/dp/1502487551/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1430870978&sr=8-2&keywords=cheryl+zelenka “Storms can bring fear, cloud judgment, and create confusion. Yet God promises that as you seek Him through prayer, He will give… Read More ›

Under Spiritual Attack

by Neil Anderson October 17 1 Timothy 4:1  The Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons A seminary student stopped by my office to… Read More ›

Find Our Joy In God

Many in society have adopted the philosophy that life should be a trouble free existence filled with ongoing pursuits of lustful pleasure. Is our time on earth meant to be a continuous party filled with inordinate and excessive pleasure? Does… Read More ›

YOUR BEST DEFENSE

by Neil Anderson July 8 1 John 4:4  You are from God, little children, and have overcome [evil spirits]; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world   When you came to life… Read More ›

Confusion And Calamity

It seems like overwhelming circumstances enjoy a grand entrance. Calamity doesn’t care about being convenient or whether she fits into our daily schedule. In fact, inopportune moments are her favorite time to appear.  Therefore, it is no surprise that these… Read More ›