Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: spiritual warfare

Post-Victory Battles

  The Israelites were ecstatic over rebuilding the Temple’s foundation in Jerusalem: “The joyful shouting and weeping mingled together in a loud noise that could be heard far in the distance” ().   But the next verses say, “The enemies of Judah and Benjamin heard that the exiles were rebuilding a Temple to the LORD,… [ read more ]

Is an Evil Spirit to Blame for Your Problem?

  I’ve participated in a weekly First Place 4 Health Bible study for more than a year, and I’ve been a group leader for the same since February. Several times each week I experience “aha moments” when spiritual truth hits home in a particularly relevant way. The most recent “aha moment” happened when I read… [ read more ]

A Prayer for our Hurting World

  It’s ironic, isn’t it? The same weekend that celebrates freedom and independence for both Canada and the United States comes after a horrific series of terrorist attacks around the world. I don’t know about you, but I feel as though Satan is ramping up his efforts to steal, kill, and destroy. A couple of… [ read more ]

Hurting? Afraid? Take Heart–God Knows Where You Are

  I’ve felt as though I’ve been under a spiritual siege since July. Interestingly, it all started when I began preparing material to teach at our missionary training centre in the Middle East. (I’m limited in what I can say here, but I ask for your prayers for this trip September 28-October 9).   Throughout… [ read more ]

A Taste of Spiritual Warfare

Our Slovakia evangelistic family camp began last Sunday. Campers arrived in the afternoon and the program kicked off after supper. Interestingly, a camp of teenagers moved into the hotel on Sunday afternoon, too. They took the floor directly above ours, and supervision was either invisible, non-existent, or taking an extended break somewhere. What can I… [ read more ]