Tag Archives: the Evil One

Somber Saturday, Holy Saturday

The Saturday between Good Friday and Easter is the neglected day of Holy Week.  It is traditionally called Holy Saturday but it is usually a day devoid of any holy activity. It has become a day for Easter Egg Hunts for children … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Turf

We’re living here on the devil’s turf. (1) Sport teams frequently name their stadium, arena, court, or field, after a local hero.  We have: Lambeau Field for Packers Coach Curly Lambeau; Wrigley Field for Cubs owner William Wrigley, Jr.; The Dean Dome for UNC … Continue reading

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Temptations have come in like a flood!

They always do! Growing up near a river and the beach taught me a valuable lesson, water always wins!  Water invades space with the same persistent power that a weed uses to split concrete and rise up in the tiniest of … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare

It felt strange preaching on Spiritual Warfare in worship yesterday.  I am certain a few folk were uncomfortable with the topic.  Many believers prefer to dwell on the positive attributes of being a Christian and avoid conversations about the devil, … Continue reading

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A Reality Check

When I was a kid three of my favorite board games were Blitzkrieg, Waterloo, and Battle of the Bulge.  These were realistic board games in which we, as kids, re-fought the epic battles of WWII.  The American and her allies … Continue reading

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