A Man of Worship; A Man of War

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, (Psalm 30:11 ESV) David was such a diverse leader. He was as much a man of war as a man of worship. As a man of worship David was a friend of God; but as a man of war David had many enemies. Having written many of the Psalms, David typically expresses himself as either a man of worship or a man of war. It’s either: “I will bless The Lord at all… Read More

How to Defeat the Fiery Red Dragon (satan)

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. (Revelation 12:11 NKJV) The Apostle John, once one of the youngest of Jesus’ disciples, now having outlived them all, had been banished to the Isle of Patmos for his ongoing proclamation that Jesus was the Messiah. While on that island, which on clear days would allow him to see his homeland of Ephesus in the distance, Jesus revealed Himself to John in unique and powerful… Read More

The Battle

Praise the Lord, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle. (Psalms 144:1 NLT) We often think of David as a young shepherd – and he was; but David also grew into a fierce warrior. His victories in battle were impressive and innumerable. Some of the earliest beginnings of David’s combat training came in the form of a lion and a bear, both of which had made attempts to kill the sheep. Armed with his slingshot, David defeated each of these foes –… Read More

Experiencing Victory Amidst Daily Conflict

With God’s help we will do mighty things, for he will trample down our foes. (Psalms 60:12 NLT) Earth is the battleground of the conflict of the kingdom of darkness and the kingdom of God. From the time Lucifer was cast out of heaven (to earth) for rebellion and pride, earth became “without form and void, and darkness covered the face of the earth (Genesis 1:2).” God created Man to take authority and have dominion over the earth and satan’s cohort. However, in like fashion as Lucifer, we (Man) chose to pridefully… Read More