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The Names of God: Adon Kol Ha-arets

The Names of God: Adon Kol Ha-arets

Christians sometimes speak of Satan as “the god of this world” (2 Corinthians 3:4) and assume that this means he has godlike authority in the present age. The world system, they assume, is under satanic influence. This results in a pessimistic outlook on life in which...
Unassailable Covenant Loyalty

Unassailable Covenant Loyalty

If you have stayed at all current with world affairs in recent times, you’ll know that there is a lot of pessimism concerning the fate of the church. Doomsayers in the United States were predicting the virtual collapse of Christianity in the wake of Donald Trump’s...
The Promise of Victory

The Promise of Victory

What a year we have had so far! Each January, as I stand at the beginning of another journey around the sun, I find myself wondering what the coming days will hold. Will they be more of the same? Predictable and safe? Or will there be excitement, opportunity, worry,...
The Seven Sayings: Victory

The Seven Sayings: Victory

We tend to place a great deal of value in last words. Perhaps you can still vividly recall the last thing a loved one said to you before they died. Perhaps you have been inspired by the last words of a public figure. Sometimes, last words display confidence and...
Snake Crushers

Snake Crushers

The apostle Paul wrote to the Roman church, “For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil. The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord...
Gossip: Strategies for Victory

Gossip: Strategies for Victory

In an earlier article, we saw that gossip is evidence of a debased mind (Romans 1:29). Something deep inside us loves the sin of gossip, but the Bible condemns it in no uncertain terms. Gossip is bad. It is, as Matthew Mitchell defined it, bearing bad news behind...