Category Archives: Spiritual Warfare

Even Satan Is Under God’s Control

Some Christians seem to operate under the mentality that Satan is bigger than God.  These folks would do well to pay closer attention to the story of Job. Sure, God let Satan take a couple of runs at Job, but … Continue reading

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Does Satan Know the Future?

And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought, but they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer. So the great … Continue reading

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How God Can Use Your Patmos

The apostle John lived into his eighties, perhaps into his nineties, and in so doing easily outlived all the other apostles. And how did he spend his “senior citizen” years? Post-Biblical church history provides strong documentation that he lived and … Continue reading

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Why Daniel’s Answer Got Delayed

Daniel chapter 10 provides us with a particularly fascinating incident from the life of the prophet Daniel. The incident has to do with answers to prayer and why those answers sometimes get delayed. In Daniel’s case, his answer was delayed … Continue reading

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What Spiritual Gifts Does the Bible Name?

Series: “Spiritual Gifts” (post #2) To find out what spiritual gifts the Bible names, you have to consult three separate passages of scripture. The passages are Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians 12:8-30, and Ephesians 4:7-16. By combining the lists from all … Continue reading

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The Great War: A Winning Side and A Losing Side

Series: “The Great War” (post #5, last one) This post will finish up the series “The Great War.” The Great War between Satan and God produces at least four results. Result #1 is soldiers are enlisted for the war. Result #2 is the … Continue reading

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The Great War: Injuries Inflicted

Series: “The Great War” (post #4) The Great War that is the ongoing battle between Satan and God produces four distinct results. Thus far in this series we’ve covered two of those results. Result #1: Soldiers are enlisted for the … Continue reading

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The Great War: Casualties on Both Sides

Series: “The Great War” (post #3) In the previous post, we named the first result of the ongoing war between Satan and God. That result is: Soldiers are enlisted for the war. The soldiers who fight in Satan’s army are … Continue reading

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The Great War: Soldiers Enlisted

Series: “The Great War” (post #2) Satan and God are at war. They have been since at least Genesis chapter 3. Despite the fact that this greatest of all wars is supernatural, the results it produces are the same as … Continue reading

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The Great War

Series: “The Great War” (post #1) It is difficult to count the number of wars that have been fought throughout mankind’s history. The difficulty lies in the question of what gets classified as an actual war. There are skirmishes. There … Continue reading

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