'Spiritual Armor' Tagged Posts

'Spiritual Armor' Tagged Posts

The Devil Made Me Do It!

The devil made me do it! This is the oldest excuse in history, going way back to when Eve blamed the devil for her own bad choice. Satan’s influence certainly can be blamed for much of the evil in this world, but we, as believers, don’t have to use that excuse. We are equipped and empowered with the armor of God, and when we train ourselves to use it properly, we can stand against anything the devil throws our way.…

Put On Your Shoes!

Have you ever heard news so good that you could not contain yourself?  This is news so great that it immediately elicits a response of jubilance, dancing, elation, exclamation.  I watched my daughter receive that kind of news this week. the mind of a first grader In the mind of a first grader there is no better day of school than a field trip.  Something about the bus ride, sack lunches, uniformed t-shirts, stressed parents and eagle-eyed teachers makes a…

Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Back in the day, I was a catcher for my high school baseball team. During batting practice, one of my jobs was warming up the pitcher. There was no batter, so I often caught without my mask. One day, I learned how bad an idea that was. One of my teammates was being tried out as a pitcher for the first time. He threw a couple of pitches in the strike zone, then bounced one in front of the plate.…