Category Archives: Hostility

Our Enemy

Why does Satan have a plan to murder every person on planet earth (John 8:44)?  Seventeenth-century Puritan writer Thomas Watson describes it this way in his book, The Lord’s Prayer: Satan envies man’s happiness.  To see a clod of dust so … Continue reading

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Worshipping Above the Slaves

It was built in 1482 just a few years before our own Columbus story. It is a massive stone structure on the southern coast of West Africa, one of West Africa’s oldest standing structures. They call it Elmina, Portuguese for … Continue reading

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Paradise Is Not a Place

Imagine that you are having your routine physical. The doctor checks your blood pressure, your heart rate, and your cholesterol.  In fact, she runs a whole range of blood tests.  She listens to your breathing, asks about your medical history, … Continue reading

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