Shields Up!

“The Shield of Faith” – Part 4 of a 7 part series on the “Armor of God” (Ephesians 6:10-18) In the 1989 movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” Indiana (Harrison Ford) is being forced to endure successive “tests” of skill (and luck) to accomplish his goal: discover and acquire the “holy grail.” To make … Continue reading Shields Up!

Nike, Adidas & “εὐαγγέλιον”

“The Gospel of Peace Footwear” – Part 3 of a 7 part series on the “Armor of God” (Ephesians 6:10-18) " stand against; withstand; stand firm;....Stand, therefore...." Four times Paul reiterates the overriding purpose for our "armor" as he introduces the believer's supernatural panoply: to stand i.e. not give ground to the enemy (Ephesians 6:10-14). … Continue reading Nike, Adidas & “εὐαγγέλιον”

“Me? Righteous??” (God: “Yes, you.”)

“The Breastplate of Righteousness” – Part 2 of a 7 part series on the “Armor of God” (Ephesians 6:10-18) When I was young i was always conflicted when I read James 5:16 - "....The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective." I found myself being glad that prayer contained such power, but at … Continue reading “Me? Righteous??” (God: “Yes, you.”)

“What is truth?” (Pontius Pilate)

"The Belt of Truth" - Part 1 of a 7 part series on the "Armor of God" (Ephesians 6:10-18) Pilate's question to Jesus (cited above) is proof that, although technology & culture changes, people never do. Mankind has the same needs/questions we had in Pilate's day, one question being, "What is truth?" Describing the "armor … Continue reading “What is truth?” (Pontius Pilate)