Veiled Minds, Blinded Hearts

“In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.”‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭ESV‬‬ The enemy of humanity seeks to blind people from the goodness and glory of God. People are blinded by rebellion, intellectualism, materialism, and even religion – but satan is ultimately the puppet master, pulling the strings on the veil to separate divinity from humanity.  In the Old Testament a thick, heavy curtain separated… Read More

Prayer is a Banner of Protection

We underestimate the power of prayer. So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed. But Moses’ hands were heavy. Then they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. Thus his hands were steady until the sun set. So Joshua overwhelmed Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. (‭Exodus‬ ‭17‬:‭11-13‬ NASB) The people of… Read More

Will You Pray With Me?

I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf, (Romans 15:30 ESV) The “prayer of agreement” unleashes tremendous power. Although Paul was one of the greatest men of faith in all of church history, he depended on his brothers and sisters to pray for him and with him. There are no “lone rangers” in the kingdom of God. In fact, even Jesus asked his disciples to come with him to the… Read More